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Old 09-12-2019, 02:36 AM   #1
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Looking for a bus for RV conversion to ship to UK, needs to be under 6 tons unladen. steve@taylormade-wheels.co.uk
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Looking for a bus for RV conversion to ship to UK, needs to be under 6 tons unladen. steve@taylormade-wheels.co.uk
There was a guy on here from Germany looking to purchase a school bus that had already been imported. The shipping costs plus the taxes and fees were brutal - a bus that was way overpriced in the US at $4000 cost $18,500 there.

What are the diesel emissions standards that you're facing? In Germany at least vehicles older than 25 years are exempt.

FYI the bus in your pic might (probably does) weigh more than 12,000 pounds, although there are people here with buses that size that can confirm or deny.
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The bus in the photo is within the weight, it's not the GVW I need, it's the unladen weight, for example if you were to put it on a weighbridge empty. Shipping to UK, not so expensive as that.
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The bus in the photo is within the weight, it's not the GVW I need, it's the unladen weight, for example if you were to put it on a weighbridge empty. Shipping to UK, not so expensive as that.
What part of the UK?
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Wales, can you help find me a bus?
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Wales, can you help find me a bus?
Possibly.
My wife and I love the Welsh.
YOu'll need a small bus if the plan is to come in under 12k lbs.

Do you like football aka soccer?
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No worries. Was just making conversation.
Good luck with the search.
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No worries. Was just making conversation.
Good luck with the search.
What does a 5-window bus actually weigh? I could only find a sort of spreadsheet online that gave about 15,000 pounds for a 36-passenger bus, which would be a 6-window. Seems like a 5- would still be a good bit over 12,000.
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What does a 5-window bus actually weigh? I could only find a sort of spreadsheet online that gave about 15,000 pounds for a 36-passenger bus, which would be a 6-window. Seems like a 5- would still be a good bit over 12,000.
I'm not too sure. I think somewhere between 11,000 and 13,000. My 40' weighed 17.9k fully gutted, so I'm just guessing.
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