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Old 06-01-2019, 01:40 PM   #1
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40’ 1998 Crown by Carpenter for sale

I have a 98 Crown by Carpenter I am interested in selling. 40’ long, 40k original miles verified via carfax, completely gutted and ready to start building it out. Cummins 5.9 engine and Allison 6 speed automatic transmission, air ride and new Koni shocks. All engine and chassis components have been recently serviced. Metal floor has been treated and sealed. Roof sealed with Henry’s tropicool. New Michelin tires and aluminum wheels. New RV style rear view mirrors. New hatches and a new Maxxair fan installed. New LED tail and front turn lights (flashers removed and holes patched). Air ride captain chair. New front brakes, starter and battery 2 years ago.

I only want out of it close to what I have in it, $15k. New aluminum wheels and Michelin tires were $7000. $2500 for the bus, $4500 for all the service I had done and $1000 for rear view mirrors. (Plus at least $2k in coatings/sealants and other parts, $1k for shocks).

This bus glides down the road (air ride+shocks) and I have had it up to 90 mph on the open highway (6th gear unlocked).

This bus is literally ready to start your build out.

Direct message and let me know if you are interested. Pictures available on request.
DALLAS TX area, clear title as a Motor Bus.
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Old 06-01-2019, 02:12 PM   #2
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I'm not in the market, but it doesn't sound unreasonable for what all you've done with it.
Good write up, but you're more liable to get some nibbles if there are pix already accompanying the post...
Good luck to ya!
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Old 06-01-2019, 02:36 PM   #3
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Kudos for filling out your profile first.
Mileage seems suspect, can it be verified?
Yes, post pics here.
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Old 06-01-2019, 02:52 PM   #4
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I'm not in the market, but it doesn't sound unreasonable for what all you've done with it.
Good write up, but you're more liable to get some nibbles if there are pix already accompanying the post...
Good luck to ya!
Just an FYI, Users need 6 posts before they can post pictures directly (links will still work.) It's a little annoying for some new people trying to make a sale post.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:16 PM   #5
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I'm not in the market, but it doesn't sound unreasonable for what all you've done with it.
Good write up, but you're more liable to get some nibbles if there are pix already accompanying the post...
Good luck to ya!
I cannot upload pictures yet, I will work on it in the morning. Thank for the advice.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:17 PM   #6
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Kudos for filling out your profile first.
Mileage seems suspect, can it be verified?
Yes, post pics here.
Yes, I verified via car fax. Was with a school district then a church.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:21 PM   #7
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That explains it. I will fix that in the morning. Thank you for the information.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:24 PM   #8
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I forgot to mention the frame is a Spartan, high quality on many high end RV’s.
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:33 PM   #9
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You should be able to post pics now.
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Old 06-03-2019, 12:40 PM   #10
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Album with pictures started

I have posted some pictures to a new album here -> School Bus Conversion Resources - solvo's Album: 1998 Crown by Carpenter
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