Bus Build: Best Method For Skinning Our Bus Conversion With Sheet Metal – S03E33

By installing our sheet metal on the passenger side first, we learned a few things. We had taken all our ideas from other YouTube videos, but once we actually put it into practice we fine tuned a few things to work better. So in this video we share what we found was the best method… Continue reading Bus Build: Best Method For Skinning Our Bus Conversion With Sheet Metal – S03E33

Bus Build: Don Has Surgery & We Get Creative – S03E32

We were halfway through the task of taking out our original windows and siding the bus with sheet metal when Don’s doctor said it was no longer safe to wait to pass his kidney stone naturally.  He was scheduled for a non-invasive surgery where they blast the stone so it shatters and easily passes. However, when… Continue reading Bus Build: Don Has Surgery & We Get Creative – S03E32

Bus Build: Sheet Metal Siding for our Bus Conversion, Part 2 – S03E31

Each time we installed another panel we learned how to do it better. If you are interested to learn what we used, what changes we made to our process and why, then click here to read Part 1 first for all the details.Another addition we made in this episode which made a huge difference was… Continue reading Bus Build: Sheet Metal Siding for our Bus Conversion, Part 2 – S03E31

Bus Build: Sheet Metal Siding for our Bus Conversion, Part 1 – S03E30

With each new job we take on in this bus build, we have discovered that the first day is always a learning day. You can read and research on how to do something all you like, but until you physically put it into practice you just don’t know how something will work and what obstacles… Continue reading Bus Build: Sheet Metal Siding for our Bus Conversion, Part 1 – S03E30

Bus Build: The Reality of Buslife during a Bus Conversion – S03E29

As bus conversion amateurs, we make a lot of mistakes.  However, I believe even with experience you are bound to run into problems to solve.  It’s just the nature of the job. We took some downtime from working on the bus build, while Don was trying to pass his kidney stones and feeling rather uncomfortable,… Continue reading Bus Build: The Reality of Buslife during a Bus Conversion – S03E29

Bus Build: Roof Rails for Solar Panels and Deck for our Bus Conversion – S03E28

We are installing roof rails on our bus so we have something to attach both our solar panels and a roof deck to. We chose to go with a Unistrut channel system, as Don says “it’s like metal lego” making it easy to put together and attach things to.Our biggest concern when constructing our roof… Continue reading Bus Build: Roof Rails for Solar Panels and Deck for our Bus Conversion – S03E28