TOOL GUIDE - DIY School Bus Conversion

TOOL GUIDE - DIY School Bus Conversion

We collected some tools for you to help you on your own School Bus Conversion. 


We will provide you with Amazon links trough out our whole project. 


In this post we want to take care of the Power tools you will need for your bus.


First of all, we've recommend Brushless tools of any brand!


Brushless tools will increase your speed and you save time at recharging your battery. 


So please make sure you will end up with an brushless tool for your investment. 


In most cases you can by the whole kit that would save you money. 


If you have a use for all of the power tools that come with a kit, please go ahead and purchase this!

Makita XT612M 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-Pc. Combo Kit (4.0Ah)



But a lot of times there is one or two tools you probably not going to need a lot. 


For that reasons, there is a list of the power tools I used at my conversion the most.



#1 I recommend to buy did tool only.


When you invest into power tool, you have to decide on a brand you are going to buy now and in the future. 


You will save a lot of money if you are sticking to one brand. 


Because the tool itself doesn't cost that much!

Today the most expensive costs are the batteries.

So instead of buying each tool with a small battery, buy just only the tools and purchase two bigger and better batteries. So you don't run of juice and save money at the moment of you order.


Since a couple of years, I have been following this power tool brand and it is in my opinion great tools if you like to work frequently on projects. 


Their portfolio is huge and if you have to decide on a batterie, better take a company that gives you future options for your existing batteries. 

Because you don't know what power tool you will need for your next project. 

Makita XSH03Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2" Circular Saw

Makita BL1860B-2 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 6.0 Ah Battery (2 Pack) 

Makita XAG09Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 4-1/2"/5" Cut-Off/Angle Grinder

Makita XMT03Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Multi-Tool


Makita BL1840BDC2 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Battery and Rapid Optimum Charger Starter Pack (4.0Ah)

Makita XT269M 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 2-Pc. Combo Kit (4.0Ah)




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