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Old 05-27-2011, 10:39 AM   #1
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Fire Bus

Good looking bus I found on CL....... Texas ... 66-GMC-Bus
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:06 AM   #2
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Re: Fire Bus

very interesting! very much potential. even has a roof antenna and AC installed. I imagine it got hot in there with a ton of people and that is why the million fans lol!
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:41 PM   #3
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Re: Fire Bus

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that's very cool but I'm calling major B/S on the 15/21 MPG rating, lol.
I think that quote was for the 4 cylinder mustang writeup. If you read it .. it doesn't make sense....
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:47 PM   #4
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If I could advise one thing....go with a school bus, not a transit or coach. Parts are harder to find, more expensive and you really wont like working on it. That wouldnt be a hwy vehicle either, unless it was specially built. Transits didnt go much over 55.
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Old 05-27-2011, 02:06 PM   #5
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A Transit is not a highway coach and, typically, not built for highway speeds. Most folks replace the rear end for highway speeds if they haven't been replaced already. They are also often built lower to the ground and are made for paved roads. I believe that you can lift them up an inch or so with air bags. Parts & repairs are comparable to highway coaches.
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