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 on: Today at 03:04:17 PM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by bigred
This used to be a common problem ,more so on GM products altho I am sure other vehicles have had this happen also!!!!

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 on: Today at 03:03:21 PM 
Started by Astro - Last post by eagle19952
I don't know if it will work for you, but we have a regular house deadbolt lock.

me too.

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 on: Today at 02:15:21 PM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by Oonrahnjay
   Lin,  your friend was lucky.  I usually have to pay about $15 out of pocket for each hour I put into my projects. Grin   Jack   

       I know a guy who paid a buyer about $10,000 for the buyer to let him rebuild a J-5 Piper.  And, you know, that J-5 "looked like all the pieces were there". 

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 on: Today at 02:03:16 PM 
Started by kyle4501 - Last post by uncle ned

Kyle   Do we have many logging in.  If Huggy will start one more time I hope to be there.

Guess it is to early for mosquitoes so I will not have to make several rounds to kill them.

Probably will not get a discount for killing them either.

will save your parking place if that Newell and stand being parked to a real bus.  LOL

uncle ned

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 on: Today at 12:51:21 PM 
Started by David Anderson - Last post by Tom Y
So anyone here a buyer? Or bidder?

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 on: Today at 12:25:54 PM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by Zephod
I bought my bus directly out of service from an operator about 200 miles away, who agreed to deliver it in exchange for them removing and keeping the seats. The guy who drove the bus up mentioned to me whilst chatting that there was another bus in the operator's fleet that always drove with it's rear wheels over the white lines in the middle of the road, no matter how close to the curb the driver positioned the front wheels. Which can't be good. (Although to put it in context, the operator was based in rural Devon where the roads are often very very narrow and you frequently drive straddling the white lines anyway).

Jeremy
I bet that was sorted out "dreckly" lol


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 on: Today at 12:21:52 PM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by oltrunt
Lin,  your friend was lucky.  I usually have to pay about $15 out of pocket for each hour I put into my projects. Grin
Jack

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 on: Today at 12:17:37 PM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by Lin
Right, but how much cost and time went into that 450 to 45000 restoration.  I had a friend that used to buy old single engine airplanes, completely strip them down and rebuild them.  His restoration price differential was also impressive. He said that he did it for hobby purposes only since if he calculated that time and money put into each project, he was making about $2/hour.

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 on: Today at 11:49:03 AM 
Started by Zephod - Last post by Jeremy
I bought my bus directly out of service from an operator about 200 miles away, who agreed to deliver it in exchange for them removing and keeping the seats. The guy who drove the bus up mentioned to me whilst chatting that there was another bus in the operator's fleet that always drove with it's rear wheels over the white lines in the middle of the road, no matter how close to the curb the driver positioned the front wheels. Which can't be good. (Although to put it in context, the operator was based in rural Devon where the roads are often very very narrow and you frequently drive straddling the white lines anyway).

Jeremy


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 on: Today at 11:41:15 AM 
Started by CrabbyMilton - Last post by HB of CJ
That is one nicely done American LaFrance toy hauler.  Wonder what he has for power?  Transmission?  I bet it is very fun to drive.  Be fun to run the siren and blow the air horn.

Riding the tail board back in the day in the snow was not fun.  It did snow occasionally, (rarely) in Bakersfield CA.  Hail storms were not fun either.  Open cabs.  No heaters.

Manual trannies.  Armstrong steering.  Big steering wheels.  Wedge type drum air brakes.  Now a day fire apparatus is so nice.  Soft ride.  Air ride seats.  A/C.  Heaters.  Drink holders.

Automatic trannies.  Automated fire pump controls.  Everything riding on a vulnerable micro chip.  The fire fighting job has certainly become safer.  Again, long ago, far away. 

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