1970 Silver Eagle 05
Model 10 Caps
Built by the Bus & Car Company of St Michiels Bij Brugge Belgium
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- Purchased in
1998 to be transformed into an RV Bus conversion. This will involve a
full frame restoration, 6" roof raise, installation of smooth
sides and new interior. The original seated coach has seen service in
Texas, New York And Pennsylvania.
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the Eagle moving.
The Eagle has been disassembled to the bare frame with 70% of the
frame restoration complete. The plan for 2000 will be completing the
frame and new siding.
2000: The cover is off, work
resumes on the rear frame section and preparing for the roof raise.
Steel siding installation
2000: R&M fiberglass side
2000: Closing the shell for
winter, Storm-Tite Thermal Pane Windows installed.
- 2001: What's
coming up when the snow melts, fuel tank problems.
- June 2001: One
piece entry door pictures. Assembled with parts from Fast Fred's
article on Coach
How about using a Controller
Area Network .
PLC's are manufactured with extended temperature range
components, -40C to 70C.
- Eagle Salvage: 9/24/01
Progress on my conversion has slowed for a number of reasons, the
primary reason was an opportunity to salvage a crashed eagle.
- August 2002:
Fuel tanks are installed, air brake system restored, luggage bay and
cafe style door construction in progress. (Bay door skins fastened
with Norton SpeedGrip
Urethane structural adhesive.
- September 2002:
Moving day, turning the beast around for the engine extraction.
- October 2002:
Allison HT748 conversion has
begun, Cool and wet weather offer a Challenge before the snow flies.
- November 2002:
Installed Jacobs engine brake
Code:Any one interested in
a small PLC program that I wrote for turn signals and four ways with
intermittent wiper controls and a host of digital input monitoring,
send me an email and Ill tell you
how you can download the free software and run the simulator to test
the code yourself.
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