Bus Build: Fan Install on Curved Bus Conversion Roof – S03E16

To help ventilate our bathroom we chose the Maxxfan Deluxe by Maxxair. It has an intake and exhaust fan, an electric lid opener and remote. We chose this model as you can set it to auto function. When the temperature increases past the maximum degree (whatever you choose to set that to) it automatically turns… Continue reading Bus Build: Fan Install on Curved Bus Conversion Roof – S03E16

Bus Build: Removing the Air Conditioning Unit of our Bus Conversion – S03E15

When you are doing a bus conversion there are a million jobs to be done.  You really want to do the exciting ones, like putting in skylights or building walls, but some of the less exciting jobs still need to happen.  It was time to tackle the demolition of the buses original AC unit as… Continue reading Bus Build: Removing the Air Conditioning Unit of our Bus Conversion – S03E15

Bus Build: How we made Custom Skylights for $72 Each for our Bus Conversion – S03E14

We looked into various options for skylights and decided to try our hand at a very inexpensive DIY approach using a wooden frame and polycarbonate.  The first skylight turned out fantastic, so we are putting in more! For only $72/skylight in material costs, we were able to build and secure our DIY custom skylights in place.… Continue reading Bus Build: How we made Custom Skylights for $72 Each for our Bus Conversion – S03E14

Bus Build: Creating a Skylight in Our Bus Conversion – S03E13

We were quite nervous about cutting holes in our roof, especially since we have been dealing with leaks over the past week, but it was time to face our fears. There are different ways to install a skylight and after much research we found an option that was both affordable and matched our skill level. We… Continue reading Bus Build: Creating a Skylight in Our Bus Conversion – S03E13

Bus Build: Virtual Bus Conversion Tour of our Working Floor Plan – S03E12

Having spent a month traveling, we were excited to get back into the bus and get down to work.  We revised our layout on the computer. Having visited the RV Expo we had gathered more ideas on design and it had helped us figure out what kind of bathroom design will feel comfortable for us… Continue reading Bus Build: Virtual Bus Conversion Tour of our Working Floor Plan – S03E12

Choosing a Bus for Conversion, Tag, Title & Legal – How We Did It

As we have been sharing our journey in converting our 1996 MCI D3 Coach Bus we have been asked a lot of the same questions from people who are considering a bus conversion themselves. We did a lot of research on buses prior to picking our Coach Bus so we thought we’d make a resource… Continue reading Choosing a Bus for Conversion, Tag, Title & Legal – How We Did It