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1988 Chevy 8.2L Diesel Bus named Eldon! - RV Conversion

         Price: $42,750
Currently located in ATL, GA

Entire build process journal:
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1988 Chevy 8.2L Detroit Diesel, Allison trans with just over 53,620 miles
30A Power Hookup and cables included
Mechanically Sound (slight play in steering), complete tune up 2021
Usual speed is 55-60mph. May have governor.
Slight paint chipping of orange in small areas of exterior.
Interior paint completely refreshed.
Complete walk-through of operations provided upon purchase
Two complete sets of keys, including unopened ProSeries Master Lock

Ceiling height: 5’11”
Shore power outlets throughout, including USB inputs
1000W Pure Sine Wave Inverter
Pioneer 12k BTU mini split a/c & heater
Double function sink faucet (brand new) - swivels out window for outdoor shower
New insulation throughout
Tongue and groove cedar ceiling; painted white
TrafficMaster Saratoga Hickory laminate flooring
Lockable medicine cabinet with key
Private bathroom with thetford porta potti (or can be used as a closet space)
Wood slat full-sized bed that converts to couch
High-end futon mattress
TV + chromecast, plus cable line for campground hook-ups
Refrigerator & microwave included
Custom cut front window reflectors/insulation shields
Two custom window screens that can be used where desired
Booth includes built-in storage underneath seats
Custom upholstered booth cushions
Small secret compartment behind booth seat
Original driver's seat reupholstered
Driver's seat led light
Custom fitted double-layer curtains (white black-out + grey sheer interior)
Custom designed leather straps to hold up curtains
Dedicated work area that doubles as night stand in bed mode
Custom fit dresser over wheel well for additional storage
Height of dresser doubles as a bar or coffee station
Plastic totes under couch/bed for storage
Custom fit kitchen cabinetry; 2 doors, 3 drawers
Paint and stain information provided with purchase

Brand new Nokian tires (less than 500 miles traveled on)
Custom welded rooftop deck with built-in ladder and stained wood decking
Henry’s Elastomeric roof coating (slightly stained from leaves)
Convex lexan skylight from EZ Tops
Space for future solar installation on roof
Lockable battery bay for house battery & two trojan t-105’s
SHURflo 3.0 Revolution Water Pump
Double function sink faucet (brand new) - swivels out window for outdoor shower
Tiker 8 - Backup Camera with 7” monitor
25 gallon fresh & grey water tanks
Water hook-up hose & purification filter included
Gray tank dump hose included
Exterior sillcock faucet when connected to campground water

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1988 GMC Bluebird School Bus Conversion

Asking $29,000

For sale is my beloved 1988 GMC Bluebird School Bus Conversion. This is a custom built, one-of-a-kind classic style bus with the old school dognose design. I spent my quarantine time doing a full restoration of the exterior & building out the interior from start to finish. So many things to tell you about it! 

I started dreaming of this project back in June of 2019 and completed it in January of 2022. I’ve poured countless hours of hard work and TLC  into this thing to make it my dream skoolie. It has a custom ceiling mural painted in the living area and another custom ceiling mural in the back room, which I used as a drum studio/recording studio, and it is currently still set up that way. I actually spent about $1,200+ soundproofing it and it worked great! Recently I’ve settled into a living situation I’m happy with, and the desire to travel has left me. So I’m hoping to sell to the right person who will treat it right and get lots and lots of good years and memories out of it. You could use it as an RV/Camper for trips across the country, or you could even full-time in it, with a few adjustments. It would be really ideal for a musician/artist, though, as the back room is set up for a studio space.



-1988 GMC w 8.2L Detroit Diesel Engine

and Allison Transmission

-Hydraulic Brakes

-Bluebird Body

-All six tires were replaced two years ago and the tread is like new

-Odometer shows approximately 150,000 miles

-Approximately 30ft long and 9 ft high

-6’1” clearance on the interior ceiling

-Hits about 75mph on the highway!


Here’s a helpful list of all the mechanical work I’ve had done on it since I’ve had it:

-New 500A alternator

-New Serpentine Belts

-New dual starter batteries replaced within the last year

-New master cylinder, brake hoses & lines

-New L front brake caliper

-1500w coolant heater added for easy cold starts in the wintertime (works great!)

-Recent Oil Change, coolant & brake fluid flushed and changed


The basics:

   -Multiple locking systems to keep you and your belongings safe

   -Custom curtains on all windows w/ two bug screens included for the back windows

   -All new exterior bulbs 

  • Super cozy captain’s chair w/ driver seatbelt

  • Custom Kenwood USB/Bluetooth radio with 4 awesome sounding Kicker speakers

  • R-15 insulation in the ceiling and walls, R-5 insulation in the floors

  • Working electrical outlets all throughout the bus wired to 2 separate switches that turn each side on/off so you can conserve power when you need to

-Dual 40 gallon freshwater tanks plumbed together (80 gallons total)

-32 Gallon gray water tank (sink water)

-40 gallon Black water tank (toilet +shower water)

*ALL tanks are fully equipped with tank sensors AND heating pads, the pipes are also insulated and equipped with heat tape

-30A shore power inlet 

-4500 SW/ 3500 RW Dual Fuel Champion generator (runs on propane or gasoline)


*The generator can be used to either charge the batteries, or can be used to power some smaller appliances directly using the pass-thru mode on the inverter.*


Battery Bank:

  • NEW 450AH Trojan T-105 battery bank wired in series and parallel for 450AH at 12V (A2 date codes meaning they were manufactured in January of 2022)

-Fully wired/labeled breaker box

-AIMS 3000w power inverter

-12v appliance block wired and labeled

-60A Victron Solar Charge Controller

-Fully equipped with a battery monitor to keep an eye on your battery health

-Comes with ALL service manuals for all appliances




Comes equipped with EVERYTHING you need to pack up and hit the road.

-Cozy 3 person bench seat couch

-Folding Murphy bed 

-Single Basin Sink w/ hot water

-Dual burner Cusimax electric cooktop

-1,000w microwave

-Chefman oven/air fryer

-Camplux 6 gallon hot water heater

-Mini Split/Heat pump air conditioning unit with custom fabricated mount

-3 way NORCOLD RV fridge/freezer combo (currently hooked up to the electrical system but could be hooked up to propane)

-Food pantry and lots of extra storage compartments

-Full shower/toilet combo bathroom

-Dual filter water filtration system

-Soundproof & ventilated artist’s studio in the back room

-Dual trailer hitch

-Custom built, soundproofed generator box with weatherproof cover, extra storage, and propane tank included (will need to be upgraded at some point.)

-Oh, and 800w of solar with custom wind guards up top :) 


The right pane of the windshield is cracked, as you can see in the photos. I got an estimate once for $500 to replace the glass. The only other potential issue I can think of is the generator box will need to be replaced someday. It’s is currently supported by ratchet straps because it sags a bit.


All in all, it’s not perfect and it has some quirks, but it really is a one-of-a-kind build. Comes fully equipped for you to get out there and live your dream in it. It gets lots of love and admiration wherever it goes.


Priced to sell at $29k. Open to reasonable offers! But I really don’t mind holding on to it as long as it takes to find the right buyer. I want to be clear that I’m not making money on this thing. I’ve got at least double what I’m asking into it and 2+ years of hard work and time. It really is my dream skoolie, and I wish I could hang on to it but life has shown me a different path.


Comes with original title and a bill of sale as well. Currently registered as a motorhome with an active VT license plate & registration. Contact me with any inquiries or questions and I’ll get back to you ASAP. Thanks for checking it out!

      For More Details Email:

 Call/Text: (423)413-0825 

Partial Conversion


Skoolie for sale

This is a 1997 Ford mid-sized school bus, 220k miles, 5.9L diesel Cummins engine w/ air brakes. I bought it in SC and drove it home to MA with no problems. A lot has been purchased and can be sold with the bus if interested.

Already installed amenities include: interior wiring to include all wall outlets and strip lighting; (2) 200w solar roof panels (system includes 4 lithium batteries, digital display monitors showing incoming energy and battery life); Additional sensor, digital display, monitors showing remaining level of fresh water holding tank, gray water holding tank (gray water tank needs to be installed) plus propane level; waggle sensor monitors interior temperature (can be connected to smartphone) sends alerts when interior temp is too hot or too cold; ring doorbell; backup & side camera system, outdoor shower, and power  hook up capabilities. 

Purchased but not installed: gray water tank, compost toilet, Nebia indoor shower head, 17” Greystone stove/ oven combo, kitchen sink & faucet, propane holder for (2) 20lb tanks (tanks not purchased); driver seat, radio and driver panel. Skylight opening in roof - needs the window / can be purchased from Home Depot. Can supply additional photos and more detail on what is done and yet to be done. 



Asking $35,000 which includes all not installed parts.
f not interested in additional items, price can be negotiated.

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Double Decker Bus

1980 European Double Decker 
32' Long 
14'2" tall

110,000 miles
Seats 86

Location: Asheville, NC

*contact William Molloy*

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