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Old 11-02-2015, 01:10 AM   #1
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1990 Blue Bird
All American RE
Cummins CTA8.3
Allison MT643
84 PAX nearly 40'

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Old 11-02-2015, 01:59 AM   #2
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Looks nice and clean.

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Old 11-02-2015, 11:23 PM   #3
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First things first... I can't very well work in the engine compartment if the hood won't stay up! So two new hood struts. They are 28 inchers with 150lbs of holding pressure per.

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Old 11-03-2015, 11:17 PM   #4
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Getting the family working...

Daughter giving the belly storage a good scrub down.
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Old 11-03-2015, 11:25 PM   #5
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...and a son getting at the nuts of the seat bolts. Which are coming out much easier than anticipated. They haven't moved in 25 years!

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Old 11-04-2015, 06:30 AM   #6
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Awesome to see yall so happy!


But PLEASE put some safety glasses on that boy under the bus!
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Old 11-04-2015, 07:25 AM   #7
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That belly storage looks sweet
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Old 11-04-2015, 08:21 AM   #8
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That is one SWEET Bluebird!
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Old 11-04-2015, 10:32 AM   #9
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for 'cool bus'...

Also, very nice bus. Looks like its in great condition. Love the detailed pics!
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Old 11-04-2015, 10:33 AM   #10
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But PLEASE put some safety glasses on that boy under the bus!
Broken... he was wearing a pair of swimming goggles in the interim that I let him take off for the pic. Rusty bits in the eyes sure does suck!
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