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So I got this thing cheap on the Bay. When it arrived I noticed the drivers side was warped in above the rear axles. So I figured it’s kinda flexible so maybe a floor would fix the problem. so I made a rudimentary floor . Getting this apart without destroying it was a two day project in itself. The floor did help get it mostly straight. So now I think well Maybe it would be cool with seat in there. Anyways here we go!! Gerald Smith printed me a ton of seats for it.

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I glued some square stock to the bus sides so the floor will ride in it like a channel. It makes it easy to take in and out and I think it will allow for expansion and contraction which I believe made the sides warp. The metal chassis was crimped tight to the body. I added some ribbed sheet to look like rubber matting far the walkway and tossed some seats at it for test purposes.

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So here’s the seats and some paint thrown on the floor. The file for the seats didn’t make good legs so I made my own.Nice thing is this bus never went past a prototype drawing so  I’m just building it as I envision it could have been. The white box in the last picture is the start of a room for the BLAH_BLAH_BLAH_BLAH basket .

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21 minutes ago, leafsprings said:

Nice work, the interior looks great. Any plans for some more realistic wheels? 

Oh yeah the outside will be restored and some nice wheels and tires will be installed. It will be silver,red  a yellowish tan and white when done. 

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I want to thank yellowsportwagon for two reasons:

What you've got there is very, very cool. I'm enjoying watching the progress.

It has inspired me to get back to work on the GMC Fishbowl master.

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13 minutes ago, Repstock said:

I want to thank yellowsportwagon for two reasons:

What you've got there is very, very cool. I'm enjoying watching the progress.

It has inspired me to get back to work on the GMC Fishbowl master.

Yes do that!!!

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Here’s the entire floor out of the bus. A few more things to add yet. Gerald is 3D printing me a sink and BLAH_BLAH_BLAH_BLAH basket for the restroom. A few more railings and dash details and it should be done enough for me.

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