Winterizing the Bus

Hello! It's been a few months since we've posted and it's hard to believe we're coming up on 7 months of living in the bus full time! It's officially winter and while it's definitely more mild in this part of UT than other places in the country, there has still been a learning curve to... Continue Reading →

Not what we planned….

As we headed west from CO, the bus engine started making a noise. Paul spent some time checking it out and determined that we were able to continue to our stop for the night, about 2 hours away in Northern Utah. We made it to our stop and fortunately it was at the house of... Continue Reading →

45 miles in 3 hours

Well our trip started off with a bang when the engine started overheating very early into the drive. We stopped several times so Paul could top off fluid levels and check a few potential causes but nothing resolved the issue. So we found ourselves, three hours into the trip, at a gas station in an... Continue Reading →

Growing Up: Framing + Interior Walls

Time sure goes by quickly when you're working with a deadline! In the past month, we've gotten 95% of the electrical wires run and in place, put in a few lines for plumbing, framed out the bathroom walls and installed walls down half of the bus. Running the electrical wires pushed us to finalize where... Continue Reading →

Pulling the ceiling down

The other job we wanted to complete while we had the bus with us in NC was pulling the ceiling down. Some skoolie conversions don't fully gut the bus; it's really a personal preference  and since we plan to take the bus out west to colder climates, we are planning to strip the bus down... Continue Reading →

We were just there to look…..

We had it all planned out. During our trip out west in September (2018) we would look at school buses for sale. The forums we've read say that buses out west have less rust and can come from from school systems that have a bigger budget for transportation which can mean nicer buses. That would give... Continue Reading →

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