The drive was kind of a plus for me. It gave me a great time to learn how to drive a bus. I now feel I could drive anything
On a side note, There is a 96 model amtran(I believe) for sale in Nixa, MO. I ordered parts for mine and he was telling me about it being a good deal at $2000....but its got over 160k on it and its a dt444(7.3L psd). I dont think I want to buy a bus with a tranny that has 160k on it.