So, it’s all well and good wanting to build a mobile bus bar but you have to really sit down and think about what you want inside it. You want it to be nice looking, practical, easy to keep clean and have a
So this is the bit where some of you might want to look away. I know I know… I’ve cut a massive hole in a British icon. trust me when I say “It can be put back!”.
So with all the LED cab lights in place it was time to add some extra jazzy bits simply because we could! My plan for LED strips up stairs was all well and good but I had to figure how to get all the cables up
So, it was time to face the inevitable. Electrics! It’s an obvious thing to do at this stage because you can run all your cables in good safe places before you start filling the bus bar full of equipment.
Nothing in a Routemaster bus from 1965 is going to be totally straight but the floor was actually meant to be bowed. The design was as per usually super clever and the bowed floor upstairs was
The biggest problem with working on old vehicles is that there is always the element of the unknown. Once all the seats, handles, posts and brackets had been removed I started to remove the floor.