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Old 05-10-2016, 07:45 AM   #11
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:32 AM   #12
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I was reading up on the model of bus last night. They have a unibody construction like many other coaches and a plywood floor. The engine is mounted in a cradle that allows the whole thing to be removed easily (relatively speaking) for repair or replacement for minimal downtime, since these were fleet transit vehicles. Access to all of the engine parts is also easy for maintenance. Even though it's a 6V71 it has less than 20k miles and isn't even broken in. With proper maintenance those motors are supposed to be bulletproof. I want this soooooooo bad!
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I was reading up on the model of bus last night. They have a unibody construction like many other coaches and a plywood floor. The engine is mounted in a cradle that allows the whole thing to be removed easily (relatively speaking) for repair or replacement for minimal downtime, since these were fleet transit vehicles. Access to all of the engine parts is also easy for maintenance. Even though it's a 6V71 it has less than 20k miles and isn't even broken in. With proper maintenance those motors are supposed to be bulletproof. I want this soooooooo bad!
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I love the old GMC's man. Sweet buses.

I see so many folks over-paying for clapped out buses... then one of these pops up and Moki buys it for 3 or 4 grand and resells it for ten.
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Old 05-10-2016, 09:35 AM   #14
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Wonder if they stated the mileage correctly. If you look at the pic of the odometer it shows 195,494...not 19k miles. This would be more in line with the age of the bus. Hmmmmmm, typo and it really does have allot of miles?
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Wonder if they stated the mileage correctly. If you look at the pic of the odometer it shows 195,494...not 19k miles. This would be more in line with the age of the bus. Hmmmmmm, typo and it really does have allot of miles?
I saw that. But 195 is NOTHING for that bus, either.
Hell my bus is great and has 245k on it.
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Old 05-10-2016, 09:55 AM   #16
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200K is nothing for that rig. Life expectancy was around 500K.
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After this post, the price went up over $500. I've been watching it sit for a week.
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Old 05-10-2016, 01:37 PM   #18
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After this post, the price went up over $500. I've been watching it sit for a week.
I'm sure Brant is watching
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Still a steal to my simple mind. But only if you are passionate about the old Fishbowls.
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