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Old 02-01-2016, 07:44 PM   #161
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PigPen, try Midwest Transit.
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Old 02-02-2016, 07:42 AM   #162
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Wow those ones in florida are nice Tried to get an account today but never got my bidding number. I'm intrigued by the buses out near cinci, but haven't been able to get over there to look. Are those the ones you are near EastCoastCb? Let me know how they look if you actually go out there.
They looked brand new, but Gideons are a fairly sketchy lot. Last buses like those they had went for around 8k apiece and they stick you with lots of fees.
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Old 02-02-2016, 08:55 AM   #163
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1998 IH / Amtran with upgrades!

1998 International AmTran Church Bus, Shuttle Bus, School Bus

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Old 02-03-2016, 11:09 AM   #164
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Try as I might, I can't make finances add up to make a purchase before sometime this summer anyway. So I'll point out to the community a couple of sweet looking buses that I had my eye on locally (to me; DC area).

Public Surplus: Auction #1534523
Public Surplus: Auction #1534555

Unfortunately I can't see it in my schedule to get over there and look at them, since they are only available for inspection for 4 hours 9-1 on 2/9 (what's up with that?). But they do look good, and they'd hit all my bullet points if I could afford to bid.
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Old 02-03-2016, 12:09 PM   #165
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PigPen, try Midwest Transit.
Has anyone bought a bus from this site? Seems a bit on the expensive side, but if their info is accurate, it might be worth it?
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Old 02-03-2016, 01:59 PM   #166
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I've sent some messages to them after captsquid suggested them (thanks for the tip, by the way!) ...

The first bus I inquired about was a 2002 RE with a DT466 for 4500. The first message I got back indicated that the bus needs a complete overhaul, doesn't drive (or even turn over), and has rust to be expected from indiana weather. I'm going to keep looking through their buses, but this wasn't a great start.
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:49 PM   #167
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I've sent some messages to them after captsquid suggested them (thanks for the tip, by the way!) ...

The first bus I inquired about was a 2002 RE with a DT466 for 4500. The first message I got back indicated that the bus needs a complete overhaul, doesn't drive (or even turn over), and has rust to be expected from indiana weather. I'm going to keep looking through their buses, but this wasn't a great start.
4500 for a bus that doesn't drive, start, and is covered with rust? yikes - not that's not a great start. Let us know if you find anything else - good or bad
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Old 02-04-2016, 03:07 PM   #168
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Has anyone bought a bus from this site? Seems a bit on the expensive side, but if their info is accurate, it might be worth it?
Luza, I bought mine from them. The only external damage, outside of slight surface rust at a few points, is sideswipe damage done to the basement doors. I paid $8K for mine - 128K miles and 6 almost new tires. And it's only 12 years old! They have several yards, so you might narrow it down to a yard that's near you.
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Old 02-10-2016, 01:22 PM   #169
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Maybe someone is interested in this: Converted School Bus

But I'm mainly curious as to their claim that it doesn't need a title because its older than 15 years old and from Vermont. All I found on the Vermont DMV is something about regarding being 25 years or older, and even then it seems to only apply to that state. If you bought it in another state, you'd still need a title if your state calls for it, no?

I'm not buying this bus, I'm just curious about the ways titling laws work.
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Old 02-10-2016, 01:25 PM   #170
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"No title required"???...New one on me. Even historic vehicles here in Texas must have a title, even if it is one filed for and re-issued as lost.
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