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Old 10-18-2012, 02:05 AM   #1
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Flat face FE bus noise

How noisy are front engine flat face buses while going down the road?
Are they noisier than doghouse buses?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:05 AM   #2
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Very noisy. Dog nosed buses are considerably quieter.
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

It's like strapping a rocket to your ass and flying down the freeway. The increase in noise from 55 mph to 65 mph is probably double. You are sitting on top of the engine.
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

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It's like strapping a rocket to your ass and flying down the freeway. The increase in noise from 55 mph to 65 mph is probably double. You are sitting on top of the engine.

Good one cal!!!!
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:21 PM   #5
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

GE, remember that cool bus we saw in Pulaski? I saw it yesterday not more than a half mile from my house when fueling up my van.
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Old 10-18-2012, 02:50 PM   #6
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

You're shitting me? right?
Man, I figured It was near home where it was, didn't think it could or would travel that far...

You should post the pics.......
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

When I pulled out I saw the back end in front of me. As I got closer I saw the radiator hanging off the back end. I pulled over behind the bus because two ladies were walking back. Turns out they weren't with the bus and it pulled off. I wanted to talk to the driver but didn't feel like chasing him down. It was definitely that same bus.
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Yea, Makes sense..... Not many buses running around like that with the radiator hanging off the back.......
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

Its def. Loud a lot. Louder with seats removed.
I told my buddy to bring earplugs or his mp3player....almost reminds me of old deuce and a halfs with the windows up....you def. Have to "raise" your voice to talk.
I hope to insulate the stair well this weekend...I threw a couple old tarps with a open sleeping bag in that area last weekend...big difference in noise....; just couldn't open the door w/o shiat falling out clampit style
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Re: Flat face FE bus noise

some guys get that sound deadning insulation and line the dog house and areas with it. dunno how quiet it is after
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