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Old 01-02-2016, 12:01 AM   #11
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If you're gonna hire it out, probably a couple hours labor plus the parts. Most HD shops are north of $90 an hour. I'd try and get em all tested and the bad ones rebuilt. You could test and rebuild the whole set for a few hundred. So a range between $200-600 depending on how you do it and who does it. Taking them off is an easy job--you'll want a puller/slide hammer for popping em loose.

What makes you suspect you have injector issues?
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Old 01-02-2016, 11:49 AM   #12
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I appreciate your input Charles m, and I shall explain. The previous owner had a few records and receipts. When I finally paid of and picked up my bus, he had misplaced them. I was not happy, but I also didn't think I would be reselling either. So, I didn't get the records I saw when I picked up the bus. Hard to believe, but that's how it went down. I was just happy to get a bus then. Now, one of those papers with the work for the "small" injection pump, mentioned a recommendation to replace two injectors. I am not a mechanic and don't claim to be one. But the previous owner pointed out that he thought it was the back two injectors. You can see soot buildup right around those two injectors while all the others look good. A tad smokey when you give it more fuel. Maybe the injectors are fine, all I have to go on is this. I am not a mechanic and I would encourage anyone interested to hire someone to come out and look at it. I don't have the bus insured and I am not going to drive it, nor put any more money into it. My price is open to discussion if I have anyone that wants to deal with me in person and actually look at the bus. Again, I thank all of you kind folks for your time and consideration!
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Old 01-02-2016, 02:17 PM   #13
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I have been contacted with great questions about my bus. However, I was hoping someone close by may respond with inquiries. My personal opinion is that a long distance transaction is risky, I would seek additional professional opinions on such a purchase. With that being said, please do not contact with interest unless you are financially prepared for such an undertaking. I would prefer that interested parties be within a two hour or less drive. Murphy's Law is what kept me within those limits when shopping for a bus. I thank all of you here at skoolie.net again for your time and consideration!
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Old 01-02-2016, 03:22 PM   #14
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Update: just noticed this earlier that the radiator is weeping somewhere and has drops on the bottom, but no puddles. I may have it reworked if it doesn't sell, but will be willing to discount for that. I need to call a shop I know on Monday to get a quote to take it in if needed. Thanks again.
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