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Old 07-19-2018, 07:33 AM   #1
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Did I make the right decision?

I went and looked at a bus yesterday morning with the hopes of taking it home. I had asked about rust and been told there was very little rust. I donít know what I donít know but I felt like there was enough rust to pass. There was also a coolant leak as well as an oil pressure issue but Iím most interested in what is normal rust. Here are some pictures. There was what Iíd call scale on the frame and when I went to tap it flakes fell off. Thoughts?
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:04 AM   #2
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From the pix, not something I would want to deal with. If the frame has that much, what is hiding in crevices and such?
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Those big buses go for sell on a daily basis.
Makes no sense to start a build with rust issues.
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:42 AM   #4
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From the pix, not something I would want to deal with. If the frame has that much, what is hiding in crevices and such?
That was my thought. Just hard being patient when I really want a bus. I let my logic win out though.
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:42 AM   #5
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Those big buses go for sell on a daily basis.
Makes no sense to start a build with rust issues.
Glad I made the right decision.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:45 PM   #6
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Just hard being patient when I really want a bus. I let my logic win out though.
Patience will get you what you want in the end....glad you listened to your logic.

Was this the bus o1marc said to "jump on right now"? If so, maybe you could buy it and flip it to him.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:56 PM   #7
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"jump on right now"?
After seeing that rust I wouldn't jump too hard, ya may end up going through the floorboards.
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