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Old 03-23-2009, 12:12 AM   #1
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azratrods short bus

im by no means a first timer when it comes to building or restoring trucks, cars, and motorcycles. but this is my first bus. this past week i bought a 1973 international loadstar 1600 wayne bodied short bus off craigslist for $350. i thought it was a great deal. im having trouble finding info and specs about the bus on the internet. this site is great and i have already begun to learn alot. if some other members here could point me in the right direction to getting this old girl on the road i would appreciate it. also here is some info off my id plate if that might help you guys help me. thanks in advance. pictures coming soon.

serial no. 136620h346732
model 1603
cert. net h.p. 180
r.p.m. 4400
cert. gr. h.p. 193.1
max g.v.w. lbs 17900
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:25 AM   #2
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Re: azratrods short bus

nice old buses those cornbinders,better with a rat in it. looks like she had the 345 in it from those specs im guessing how long is it? most likely on 5 ton running gear, similar to the ihc trucks send some pics you are gonna have fun!
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:31 AM   #3
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6 windows on each side. so im guessing 24 passengers and a 1 driver.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:35 AM   #4
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so it must be 24 feetish that will be 5 ton chassis i m sure 20 inch tires?
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:54 AM   #5
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the bus is about 24 feet or so long and the tires are 8.25 x 20
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