Gallery: Adventurous Couple Meanders Down the Pan-American Highway in a...

The Dangerz started by pulling out the wet, rotten and moldy foam and shag that was on every inch of the bus. This huge task merely revealed a sticky yellow glue residue that had to be removed as well (and proved even nastier). Having all of that ick out
 
The Dangerz started by pulling out the wet, rotten and moldy foam and shag that was on every inch of the bus. This huge task merely revealed a sticky yellow glue residue that had to be removed as well (and proved even nastier). Having all of that ick out of the bus was much better for breathing, but hard on the ears. The empty van was basically a tin can on wheels. They installed a layer of foil-backed butyl (RAAM’s BXTII) on almost every surface to reduce vibration and provide the perfect thump testing grounds, and then covered that with closed cell foam (ensolite) to stop ambient noise bouncing around inside the bus.

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  1. francis.s.juan.1 June 17, 2014 at 11:53 am

    Very cool and classic micro-bus project. Too bad the propulsion isn’t solar powered. Those old air cooled VW engines weren’t the cleanest.

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