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Old 01-03-2015, 05:54 PM   #1
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2000 Carpenter/International 3800

2000 48-passenger bus
131,000 miles
Carpenter / International 3800
T444E engine
ABS hydraulic brakes
Allison 4-speed auto
tilt / cruise
power heated mirrors
intermittent wipers
CD / radio
$ 3,200

The bus is located in Lewisburg, PA 17837, with current good PA inspection.


I couldn't figure out how to make photos show up in the post, so here's a link to the gallery:

http://jeremyquant.smugmug.com/Cars/...2127&k=DdjLRC5

Thanks,

Jeremy
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Old 03-05-2015, 09:23 AM   #2
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Is this bus still available Jeremy?
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Old 03-05-2015, 09:47 AM   #3
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still available

Yes, it sure is, Mkot2629! Hopefully it'll even be half decent weather here in a few days for folks to test drive it. This is our first time selling a used bus; do you have any questions about it that weren't covered in the description or photo gallery?
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:06 AM   #4
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I'm sure I'll think of a few questions throughout the day. As of now this is what I got....
1. What shape are the tires in?
2. What kind of maintenance schedule has the bus been on? Rigorous school maintenance or backyard mechanic maintenance?
3. What is the ceiling height at the center of the bus?
4. Much rust underneath to speak of?
5.Is the price negotiable?
6. Is this bus located in PA?

Any other info that you think would be helpful to me would be great! I'm looking to buy within the next month and a half.

Thank you,
Mike
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:11 AM   #5
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And is there an hour meter? If so, how many hours on this motor?
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:22 AM   #6
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A few more things that would be helpful are:
Highway speed?
Transmission model number?
Tire date codes? (old tires with full tread that "look new"will still come apart on the highway)
When were fluids and filters last changed?
Do you have maintenance records?
And lastly do all dashboard lights work?
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:27 AM   #7
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Thanks!

Mkot2629 and Malkieri, thanks for your help/advise in improving my ad listing. I will go gather the information you've requested/suggested and update my post asap. Thanks again.
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Old 03-17-2015, 01:53 PM   #8
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Info Update

Hey all, sorry for the delay. Here's some more information on the bus:

All tires have good tread and passed PA inspection.

The bus is inspected through April 2015.

We bought this bus in 2009, until which time it was maintained and inspected as a working school bus. In the time we've owned the bus, we've put less than 2000 miles on it. Fluids and filters were last changed on 4/9/12 at 130494 miles; less than 1000 miles ago.

More detailed maintenance records are available upon request, but the only recent unusual maintenance was a new master cylinder for the hydraulic system, which was installed shortly before we bought the bus.

The interior ceiling height is 6'3"

There is hardly any rust on the underside of the bus; certainly no structural concerns.

The bus does have a working hour meter, which currently reads 5996 hours.

The bus is currently governed at 62mph.

All dash lights work.

The bus has a working block heater, and started well through this past cold winter (we have never regularly driven it in the winter, but we did have a few folks stop by to look at it in Jan/Feb).

I could not find anything that looks like a date code on the tires. If that is a critical piece of information for any of you, and you can tell me how to find it (or if you can find it on a photo of each tire) I will be happy to gather that info.

The bus is currently located in central PA.

The price is firm at $3200

If there is any other useful information that those of you more knowledgable than myself can glean from it (such as transmission model number, etc);

The model is: 01-3205-76
The VIN is: 1HVBBABPXYH301059

Thanks for looking!
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  • VIN: 1HVBBABPXYH301059
  • Year: 2000
  • Make: International
  • Model: 3800
  • Style / Body: City Transit Bus
  • Engine: 7.3L V8 Diesel / NG
  • Country of Assembly: United States
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Old 03-17-2015, 07:24 PM   #10
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Will you deliver it to Canada? ;) I'm kidding... sort of.
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