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"Explorer Mk 11"

A 40ft/12metres meter Bus

"Explorer Mk 11" is owned by Wayne Iremonger + Noelene from Ganmain,NSW,Australia,.

 

About Explorer Mk 11

IBC Explorer  MK11 - [Click for a Larger Image]
IBC Explorer MK11

Our Bus is an ex school bus with under storage bins,1980 IBC (Ian + Bruce Campbell Built) with a cat 3280 motor.Allison 4 stage auto.41 seater.
DIY.
Started the strip end nov 2012 fit out and a picture of each of these stages is attached.1500L x300H x900W=400 litre water tank fit great but yes there is a but lol,.750x550x750 Grey + Black water tanks too high with Elbows(not allowed for lol).Door opening only 650 high should have been 750x550x550 was away in the WA working.
Coming along very well.
Ended up the 2 tanks cut down to 750x550x550 each to hold 225 litres approximately.
Should be ready for me to fit when I get back at Xmas or sooner.Have had a 20 litre petrol tank made up to run extended hours on our 5.5 kva generator/and for our smaller stand by Generator.

 Laundry space - [Click for a Larger Image]
Laundry space

Before with 41 seats - [Click for a Larger Image]
Before with 41 seats

Stripped ready for action - [Click for a Larger Image]
Stripped ready for action

Booth Seat 900x2000 single bed - [Click for a Larger Image]
Booth Seat 900x2000 single bed

Bedroom now complete - [Click for a Larger Image]
Bedroom now complete

Bedroom Basic - [Click for a Larger Image]
Bedroom Basic

Shower recess  - [Click for a Larger Image]
Shower recess

Kitchen sink side - [Click for a Larger Image]
Kitchen sink side

The Electrics

We Will have 4 by 6 volt 235amp/hr golf cart batteries(parallel /series opting for 12 volt system).
3 or 4 mod-sine inverters 1x150,2x300(and1x2000Sine wave),
We Have a 5.5kva generator with sine wave inverter.
Also a 5in1 unit which has 400watt inverter/battery starter/work light 2 /12volt sockets.1x 240 socket/and air compressor.
2 x Instant hot water units( electric) means no tank and 1 water line only needed set temp at 50 degrees or less .
Have changed all internal 12 volt festoon lights for Leds (festoon type).
will have 2 x 160 watt folding solar panels.
Maybe a fixed bank as well?
CTEK -Charger etc.




About Wayne Iremonger + Noelene

Wayne Iremonger + Noelene - Working Hard at Home

I am 62 years young,Still working as a Truck driver.
Been traveling most of my life and now am gearing up to slowly trip around this Big wide land.
We will have the time to see all the wonderful places I have traveled thru,and stayed at for such short times.
Noelene works from Home as a Freelance, Home loans Consultant.
I appear to be having a little difficulty uploading to update a photo or two will try again later


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