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Old 07-12-2015, 07:02 PM   #1
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1995 Thomas RE 8.3 Rear Engine 72 inch head room!

I recently had an accident, which has me headed for back surgery, which will mean time away from work, and lengthy recovery.

But Hey! I am walking today and can sit at the computer
We have decided to sell out bus
This bus is located in Topeka Kansas
Send a PM if you are interested or EMAIL at c_hasbeen@yahoo.com

This is the link to my album on this site, it has all of the pictures I have. I can get more if someone would like.

http://www.skoolie.net/forums/members/4744-albums.html

*****FUN STUFF BELOW*****
1995 Thomas Safe –T-Liner bus Rear Engine!

Specked out for Colorado Rocky Mountain use

Registered and licensed as an RV in the state of Kansas
State Farm has my insurance as a Bus

195000 miles 8000 hours
1) Rear engine
2) 75 pax
3) 250 hp. 8.3 Cummins
4) MTB 643 Allison automatic with retarder (4 speed lockup Converter)
5) Wheel well spray guards
6) Air brakes
7) Air seat
Fire extinguisher
9) Air door
10) Spring suspension front and rear
11) Tinted windows
12) Rear air foil
13) Heated mirrors
14) Budd wheels
15) 2015 Colorado State safety inspection for school bus
16) Governed at 28~2900 RPM
17) Will run down the interstate at 70 MPH easy without being against the governor
1 72 inch head room
19) 38 ft bumper to bumper
20) Wabasto heater
21) Two huge pass through bays
22) Side egress door
23) Two roof egress hatches
24) 4:33 rear end gear ratio
25) Remanufactured engine by Reviva (unknown date and mileage when it was installed)
26) No leaks except on one bay door where the seal is missing
27) Very good tires
2 Only rust is on the screen on the radiator side
29) Celling sheet metal is held on with screws not rivits
30) Holds air pressure for weeks

Work done on this conversion:

1) Passenger seats unbolted and removed
2) Interior luggage racks removed
3) All ignition interlocks correctly removed from the egress doors and Hatches
4) Bolt holes filled with anti-sag exterior silicone
5) Replace a defective chassis relay
6) Remove front and rear flashing lights, cover with 20 gauge steel discs
7) Remove decals
Remove stop arm and install carriage bolts to seal holes off
9) Install sub floor on 16 inch centers over recycled denim insulation (R9after compression)
10) Removed the three passenger compartment heaters (I still have these as I planned on reusing 1 of them as I progressed with the build)

I purchased this bus specifically because it had most of the things I wanted in a bus conversion platform. My wife and I have spent a great deal of time looking at various bus conversion and what was available from the local schools, we decided we would be patient and find the one we really wanted. This was the closest to that platform and it had just been traded in at Rocky Mountain bus in Colorado.

I paid $8,500 for this bus a little over two months ago, so my price is $8,500. When you add up what it would cost you to get all of the extras that this bus has this is a good deal.

Thanks
Cliff
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Old 07-12-2015, 09:44 PM   #2
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Nice bus.

Sorry to hear about the injury.

I hope someone grabs up that nice bus.

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Old 07-20-2015, 01:56 PM   #3
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1995 Thomas 8.3 Rear Engine 78 inch head room!

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Cliff
Correction 1995 Thomas RE 8.3 Rear Engine 78 inch head room!
head room is 78 inches instead of 72.

Tuesday the 21st July I go in for surgery so I will be slow on replying to messages.


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Old 07-20-2015, 03:10 PM   #4
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better slow than never!
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Old 07-22-2015, 11:45 AM   #5
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better slow than never!
10-Roger that!
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Old 07-22-2015, 02:34 PM   #6
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Correction 1995 Thomas RE 8.3 Rear Engine 78 inch head room!
head room is 78 inches instead of 72.

Tuesday the 21st July I go in for surgery so I will be slow on replying to messages.


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Old 07-24-2015, 02:37 PM   #7
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this is not on the market any longer, I do not feel well enough to deal with all of the pay-pal bs and what not.
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Old 07-24-2015, 06:45 PM   #8
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Hope you feel better soon.
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Old 07-24-2015, 06:47 PM   #9
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better slow than never!
Exactly.






Says the guy who took a year to get the seats out
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:16 AM   #10
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My wife loaded this up on E-bay the other day, and I submit it for your viewing pleasure.
1995 Thomas Safe T Liner Bus Rear Engine HDX | eBay
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