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Old 03-29-2015, 12:27 PM   #11
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I looked at a lot of similar buses around here and online, and while they were cheaper (usually around $4500-$5500), they were in rough shape, rust, old tires, old batteries, etc and I figured it was easier just to spend a little more upfront to get a cleaner bus.
looks like a nice, clean platform to build upon.
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Old 03-29-2015, 01:39 PM   #12
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I looked at a lot of similar buses around here and online, and while they were cheaper (usually around $4500-$5500), they were in rough shape, rust, old tires, old batteries, etc and I figured it was easier just to spend a little more upfront to get a cleaner bus.
Smart choice.

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[...] I figured it was easier just to spend a little more upfront to get a cleaner bus.
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