Raffle Bus #33

This could be your bus!

Buy your raffle tickets for this year's Raffle Bus at our ABC Jamboree September 19-22, 2024 at our new location, 

Playa Ponderosa. See Arizona Bus Club 33rd Jamboree for more info.

 Raffle tickets ($1 each) are sold only at the event and you must be present to win wearing the correct event wristband!
Anything less is a deal-breaker!

View a video of our Raffle Bus!
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From left: Joe Jacinto, Russel Greene, John Manning, Wayne Olsson, Ed Lampinen, Mike Baleda, and Greg Pickrel

Raffle Bus Work Parties - see image sliders below for a timeline of progress

Here's the big list of what we need to do:

  1. Pop Top - Remove, prep/sand inside perimeter and straighten edges
  2. Front Doors - Remove panels/trim/felt, lubricate regulator-lift, and clean inside of rust
  3. Sliding Door - Remove panel, clean and remove latches and lubricate
  4. Windows - Remove all except windshield
  5. Cabinets - Remove and clean
  6. Floor - Remove and replace
  7. Cushions - Make new covers
  8. Body - Remove spare tire, highlight dings, remove loose bondo, and grind rust. 
  9. Body - Full paint job

John finished the electrical system!

I spent this morning at Russell's finishing up the electrical. Everything that I've tested works and there's no smoke coming out of any wires! 

There are a couple of items that are pretty important.

The vent window rivets need to be mushroomed and I have not been able to effectively do it. Nothing I've tried worked so I'm hoping someone who's done this can show us how. 

The windshield washer fluid tank need to be removed, cleaned and brought back to life. The fluid lines need to be bought and routed correctly through the wiper switch and to the squirters. I think Brian has done this in the past and maybe he could look at this one?

I'm hoping to go to our 4 Peaks event. Thanks to everyone for all your help. John Manning

 

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Tutorial Video 

Check out this tutorial on installing window seals.
Meet David Cissna with Joe Jacinto behind the camera.

Facebook Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2FwgIuiOFU 

Anyone have one of these window handles they would be willing to donate?
If so, contact us!

Interested in helping?

The easiest way to help is by making a donation toward the cost of the parts needed to refurbish this beautiful bus.

If interested, just scan the QR code and make sure you put in the notes that it's for "Raffle Bus Parts". 

If you don't mind getting a little dirty, join us at the work parties. Email us at info@arizonabusclub.net for more information.

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Raffle Bus Work Week - Mar. 31 - Apr. 6, 2024

Check out John's blog post on what was accomplished Saturday.

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Look what Roy Jonas finished… he’s a magician!! They look great!! The club says a great big THANKS!! 

Raffle Bus Work Week - Mar. 24 - Mar. 30, 2024

Check out John's blog post on what was accomplished this week.

Raffle Bus Work Week - Mar. 17 - Mar. 23, 2024

They installed part of the pop top!

Check out John's blog post on what was accomplished this week.

Raffle Bus Work Week - Mar. 3 - Mar. 8, 2024

Raffle Bus Work Week - February 25 - Mar. 1, 2024

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Raffle Bus Work - Feb. 13, 2024

Check out Russell's blog post on what was accomplished today. 

Raffle Bus Work Week - February 4 - 10, 2024

Check out Russell's blog post on what was accomplished this week. We kicked butt!

Raffle Bus Work Party - Saturday, February 3, 2024

Check out Russell's blog post on what was accomplished today. We got a lot done.

Metal Work - Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024

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Thanks for your help, Phil!

Raffle Bus Work Party - Saturday, January 27, 2024

Check out Russell's blog post on what was accomplished today.

Raffle Bus #33 | Removing Stuff

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Raffle Bus #33 | Before Images

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