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Old 12-04-2019, 02:07 PM   #1
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7.3 Shorties in CA (a bunch!)

Lots of running, nice 7.3 shorties on Public Surplus.
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/br...aucs?catid=402
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Old 12-04-2019, 04:07 PM   #2
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Lots of running, nice 7.3 shorties on Public Surplus.

https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/br...aucs?catid=402


And those scrap/stripped busses in AZ. I could get $305 worth of stuff off of one of those bf I sold it for scrap metal. You guys looking for AC units might want to take a look.
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Old 12-04-2019, 04:55 PM   #3
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These will go cheap to a dealer.
Then in summer folks will come on here asking if $5000 for a rusty one in Nebraska is a good deal.
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:20 PM   #4
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Considering bidding on more than one. What if I win 2 or 3?
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Lots of running, nice 7.3 shorties on Public Surplus.
https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/br...aucs?catid=402
Thanks for the heads up!
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Old 12-05-2019, 04:59 PM   #6
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Yeah, but I just drove across the country... driving one of those shorties across is just bad timing... too bad, they seem to be in decent shape, assuming you don't need to replace tires.
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Looks like most have DPF systems even though only 2003 models. I would assume that is a concern from what I've read. Easy to overcome?
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They're almost surely add on dpf's.
Are these being sold because they can't keep em unless they retrofit newer engines? OR is that just larger diesels?
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They're almost surely add on dpf's.
Are these being sold because they can't keep em unless they retrofit newer engines? OR is that just larger diesels?
Pretty sure the law applies to ALL diesel powered fleet vehicles.
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Easier for them to sell these than try to retrofit a fleet of vans. Probably real nice lil buses.
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