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Old 10-05-2011, 12:17 PM   #11
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Follow the link below and you will find more pics.

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Old 10-05-2011, 12:25 PM   #12
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The original seats have all been removed, but we did keep 4, 2 left, 2 right, and a bunch of cushions.
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Old 10-05-2011, 09:37 PM   #13
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Re: 1993 Ward 72 passenger

You may also want to mention that it has an air ride rear axle. Call any International truck dealer with the VIN # and they can tell you what engine, transmission and axle ratio it has. If I'm correct, that bus is worth way more then what your asking. I've got two buses already, otherwise I'd overnight you a down payment until I could get up there.

Also, these early air ride buses came from Kentucky. Even after 10 years, they were in such great shape that other school districts in Alabama and South Carolina bought them used from Kentucky and put them into service. Even as a second hand bus, they were way more dependable and cheaper to maintain then the newer electronic buses coming off the assembly line, thus the reason for the high demand by the other school districts. Kentucky was the first state to go with an all air ride school bus fleet in there larger buses.
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Old 10-06-2011, 11:43 AM   #14
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Looked at the pics and it does look like it's in decent shape for its age. The price is excellent if everything is good to go mechanically. I would jump on it in a heartbeat but the old lady would kill me since we have other priorities to spend the money on right now. Sucks being a responsible, mature adult sometimes
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Old 10-06-2011, 02:34 PM   #15
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Any idea on top speed or a vin # I could use to call around. Looking for something that isnt going to be a dog on the highway towing an enclosed trailer. Nothing break neck speed but I don't want to stuck at 55 either.
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Old 10-06-2011, 08:00 PM   #16
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Re: 1993 Ward 72 passenger

A big bus like that with a dt360 & towing a trailer, well 55 mph might be a pretty good speed.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:45 AM   #17
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We had it up to 65mph indicated, which seems to be where it is governed. I did do some checking some months ago and found out that it has shorter tires than it should by one size. I did the math and if it had the taller tires the speedo would be correct. I had planned on going to the place in Canton Ohio that sells parts, he sells very good condition used tires on wheels for $100, and when I spoke to him he said he usually has enough to do a set of six. If one of the two locals that is looking at it doesn't buy it this weekend I will post up the VIN. I can also offer to deliver, or meet part way, up to about 400 miles for cost of expenses, as long as you help me get the bike out of the back for the return trip.
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Old 10-07-2011, 01:52 PM   #18
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SOLD! To the first guy that came and looked at it with cash in hand.
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Old 10-08-2011, 06:31 PM   #19
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Just my luck I live 15 minute away and have been looking for 8 months so I see this 2 days to late, bummer!!!
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