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by elmostan
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 168414

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

After checking the tire rating I decided that something needed to be done to reduce weight, so I asked a couple people in the ride share if they could find an alternate way and they immediately panicked, it's too late in the game for them to figure out a different way of getting to the playa. So I b...
by elmostan
Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 168414

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

You need to put your rig on a scale so you have a good idea of how much is on the front and how much is on the back. Is there a quick and dirty way to do this? The one time I weighed my bus was when I was doing a haul to the dump. Are the weigh stations I see periodically on the highway free for pu...
by elmostan
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 168414

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

Hey Bus-heads, I've been consulting this thread for the past 3 years for various reasons and it's been super helpful! I've got a question about overloading the vehicle and how flexible the GVWR is. I've got a 2001 Bluebird Mini Bird, and she's rated at 14,500lbs. After doing sweet mods (see pics in ...
by elmostan
Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Car shopping!! What's a good a Burnermobile????
Replies: 21
Views: 2952

Car shopping!! What's a good a Burnermobile????

I completed my first burn, but the playa took a large toll on my car :( I'm looking for something that gets above 25 mpg and I can stack it to the ceiling come labor day weekend. My budget's $5,000.

How do you drive to the playa?

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