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Old 04-27-2017, 07:09 PM   #1
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'82 35ft Crown being retired from fleet service

CHP certified, owned by commercial fleet operator selling his last 1982 35ft 2-axle Detroit 6-71 turbo with RT-910 (non-O.D) approx 70mph rear-end. Excellent condition, and lovingly maintained. It's his baby and usually drives it himself. I've driven this one and see no reason why it can't go another 30 years with regular maintenance. Individuals can't possibly put enough miles on a Crown to compare with how they are used in revenue service where 200 miles a day is low average to make any money. I'm not involved and only spreading the word for him. He's busy running his company, and I was interested in it at one time, so he called me. He's asking $7500, and it's worth every penny, due to drive away and many trouble-free years condition. Much better than most Ebay/Craigslist Cyphers with never revealed rust, mechanical issues etc. You should all know it isn't what you pay for it, it's what you need to make it usable afterwards. That can easily be more than the initial purchase price. You get what you pay for, always.
Contact Frank in So. Cal. at 626-222-8416. He's serious and very fair in his asking price, you should be too. If you really want a Crown this is a very good one at a fair price.
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Old 04-27-2017, 07:20 PM   #2
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IF only dude had a lay-away progam!
DAMN what a bus!!!!! And my favorite DD engine!
I wish it were six months from now. I need to get some cash in my pocket for when a bus like this pops up again.
Thanks for posting, I'm sure it will go quick! Tell him to make sure its goin to a good home!
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Old 04-27-2017, 08:33 PM   #3
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Old 04-27-2017, 08:47 PM   #4
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Very nice looking bus! I like the wheels.
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:31 PM   #5
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Excellent bus and an excellent price as far as I am concerned. Somebody jump on that darlin'!
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Old 04-28-2017, 12:33 AM   #6
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What a beauty !! I'm really falling for these Crown buses. The nostalgic look of them just does something to a fella..
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Old 04-28-2017, 07:10 AM   #7
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Wow, that is one gorgeous bus. Hope it goes to a good home.
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Old 04-28-2017, 08:08 AM   #8
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Gorgeous...wish I was still looking
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Old 04-28-2017, 08:11 AM   #9
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I've watched so many worse Crowns go for the same price or even more. I agree, I need to start putting money aside for situations just like this.
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Old 04-28-2017, 10:30 AM   #10
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What a BEAUTY!!!!

I too have the mental defect that causes me to loooove the two stroke Detroit's. Add a 10 speed IN A CROWN and I am in Lust!!
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