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Old 06-09-2012
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Dam thats one expensive project man. Wanna share the wealth?
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haha, wealth.... i dont have any of that. This was something that i bought to save it from the scrap yard.

regarding AAA, I will have them from here on out, but i just wanted to get it home.
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looks like a great project! my grandparents just got rid of their 1956 4104 last year. your gonna love it when its all done. good luck
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you need to bag and body this thing... hahaha
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My wife would flip if I brought that home... That would definatly fill my home time though. Since working off shore / out of the country, the only thing I do when I get home is fix whatever broke while I was gone. Now that I've been home since March I only have 2 things left on the honey do list and I'm waiting on her to make up her mind on those.
I have a soft spot for Jeeps and VW sandrails and I can't let them go to the scrapyard either.
Good luck with this beast.

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Old 06-29-2012
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you need to bag and body this thing... hahaha

Its actually already bagged. In fact, it was one of the first bus to have air bag suspension AND air conditioning along with a bathroom.

I do want to give it the appearance that it is dropped though. I think that would be cool. Lower where the wheel well areas are.
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Any update?
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Alright, I know it has been a while since I have had any updates, but I figured I'd post a video. I have more coming as well.

Since the video was taken, I do have the engine out, trans pulled and clutch removed... all on my own.

Enjoy!

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The trailer/dolly is a great idea!
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The trailer/dolly is a great idea!
no kidding, very thought out!
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no kidding, very thought out!
Thanks!!
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There is a guy in NJ on the Old Woodworking Machines forum. His handle is Old Bus. He collects buses. He rents them to directors that are making movies.
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There actually just recently were some guys that I know who also own Scenicruisers like mine that were featured in a movie. The production company basically rented them out. Sounded pretty cool! They have their's restored to what it would look like in that time period... I think I am just going to make a sweet RV out of mine.

I may do something similar to Red Bull's scenicruiser as far as the paint goes.... we'll see.
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Old 06-03-2013
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Ok, here is another video.

Part 2 of three of the engine removal


Run time: 23 minutes

Scenicruiser 858 - Engine Removal - Part 2 - YouTube
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Video update!!

Part 3 - LAST part of the engine removal.

Run Time: 13min.

Enjoy!!


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Any new updates
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So... I missed posting some updates... Life got in the way, (School, Buying a house, You know, the normal stuff that gets in the way, lol) Sorry it has been forever since I have been online.

Well... over a year later, here they are: (Better late than never I suppose)


February 2015 and new Channel Updates:



New Channel Trailer on Youtube: (Feel free to subscribe)



September 2015 Update:



Bus Batteries and Skylight Damage:

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Words can't describe how awesome this thing is! Good to see progress!
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This thing is awesome!
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What are you getting your masters in?
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