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Bus Project

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Why the bus

When i was down south i noticed a quite a few of these ex Japanese buses coming into NZ and being converted. It seemed the ideal size and shape, and the conversion achievable for someone like me with woodwork skills but being a bit hopeless mechanically...

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The Bus

A few photos of it as we bought it.

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The Plan

Heres the most promising of the developed layouts that i drew based on an early concept.

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Bedroom area

Because the bus is going to be fitted out over a longish period while i live in it, the priority is getting the bus habitable. Heres a progress report...

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Living area

In May i started work on the living area. Its an exercise in furniture making mostly. Mostly working in the workshop, while it rained and rained and rained.

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Review

Some comments on having owned and run the bus for 18 months

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About

In Jan 2006 we bought a 7 meter Toyota Coaster with a view to converting it to a mobile home. This area documents the project as we go. There are plans, photos and descriptions.