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Offline jok

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Winterized the bus
« on: October 27, 2010, 06:27:44 PM »
Yesterday I winterized the bus and topped off the fuel tank. It is always a sad time for me. :(  Now I will have to wait until the kids have Spring Break to take it out for a good drive.

Looking forward to Spring Break in Florida!

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2010, 06:41:01 PM »
I did the same thing last weekend , well I just blew out the water lines and topped of the fuel. But it's only down for acouple of months . On the 22nd of Dec we head for the warm country for couple weeks and get out of the cold of Montana ;D
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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2010, 07:01:29 PM »
Isn't that something, we just de-summarized ours so we can start using it again til june ;D. Our summer time starts now woo hoo :)
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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2010, 07:09:05 PM »
I don't want to hear it Van man  ;D you guys have summer all year round  ::)you just have a few months that you can fry an egg on the roof  ;D
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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2010, 07:13:46 PM »
We don't have to winterize, we just live in it year round! ;D

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2010, 07:18:39 PM »
I just turn the furnace on in the man cave.

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2010, 07:29:15 PM »
Thanks for reminding me about winterization.  I've not done my winterization yet and it supposed to get down to 27 degrees.  I was going to put some electric heaters in the bus to be safe, but I forgot.  It probably isn't going cold enough long enough to freeze the pipes, but you never know.
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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2010, 07:37:50 PM »
LOL I used to do that all the time and Eileen would ask me way the electric bill was so hi  ::)  I don't know Honey maybe your running the house heater too much  ;D
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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2010, 07:43:56 PM »
We need to get the winterization done too:



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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2010, 08:14:25 PM »
Whenever that is the view out the window I know I have made an error in navigation.

Dang the *#($#&#! GPS again.   :o

I knew I should have made a right turn at Albacoiky ~ Bugs Bunny   ;D

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2010, 08:39:45 PM »
Mike you would still be lost --- a LEFT turn at albuquerque

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2010, 08:59:26 PM »
LOL, But I like right turns, I get to polish my tires on the curb in the time honored tradition of transit buses.   ;D.

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Re: Winterized the bus
« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2010, 02:20:28 AM »
Thats my project for this weekend, blowing out the water lines and taking the traps apart, I drained the tanks a couple of days ago, I brought the bus in from the skanee house (anti-KOA) and now the changes start again, the day/night shades are getting bad and I really don't want to try restringing them so for 5 bucks apiece I'll dig thru the ones at trina's and find replacements for them, I'd also like to get a thicker mattress and a taller toilet, I'm getting so crippled up that I need a head start at getting up.  I'm also adding grab bars to help me move around inside, like around the toilet and the shower, the MS is starting to kick in a bit and making it somewhat more inconvienent, with libby not wanting to travel with me much anymore I'll probably have to get a thicker mattress in case the Swedish Bikini Team hears I'm available.