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Old 06-04-2019, 02:07 PM   #1
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San Diego USD used bus prices

I thought Iíd check into the local school busses and see where they are getting sold. Turns out they have in-house sales and you can pick up a 1999 bluebird with a dt466 and at 545 for only $28,000. Cheap at twice the price! Maybe itís in pesos?



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Old 06-04-2019, 02:37 PM   #2
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I believe the silly looking price is a reflection of how unreasonable it is to bring a 49 state bus into the great state of california. Lots of demand, almost no supply.
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:01 PM   #3
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The extra $27,000 is for the tire shine.
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:09 PM   #4
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I bet they give you maintenance records!
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:22 PM   #5
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I thought Iíd check into the local school busses and see where they are getting sold. Turns out they have in-house sales and you can pick up a 1999 bluebird with a dt466 and at 545 for only $28,000. Cheap at twice the price! Maybe itís in pesos?



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maybe because it's so purdy?
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:49 PM   #6
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Really!
Obviously recipient of a recent rim job...
(Or is that part of the asking price..?)
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Old 06-04-2019, 11:25 PM   #7
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You guys need a magnifying glass.

That was a $28,000 bus - in 2010! (Or the ad said it would be available Summer 2010.)
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:58 AM   #8
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I thought Iíd check into the local school busses and see where they are getting sold. Turns out they have in-house sales and you can pick up a 1999 bluebird with a dt466 and at 545 for only $28,000. Cheap at twice the price! Maybe itís in pesos?



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Yup its a ten year old listing. Good digging though!
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Old 06-05-2019, 09:17 AM   #9
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How awful do you have to be to not update your web site in 10 years?

(better update my web site)
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Old 06-05-2019, 11:03 AM   #10
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I found some actual California super clean buses at "reasonable" prices.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SUPER-CLEAN...UAAOSwKUJc7~tl
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I found some actual California super clean buses at "reasonable" prices.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SUPER-CLEAN...UAAOSwKUJc7~tl
the only thing NOT to like about that bus is the price
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:08 PM   #12
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Nice bus but I can buy 3 or 4 of them in 49 state trim for the price of that one.
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:29 PM   #13
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You guys need a magnifying glass.

That was a $28,000 bus - in 2010! (Or the ad said it would be available Summer 2010.)
Ha! A bus just like that drives by here all the time so I didnít think twice about it. I called and they now sell busses through TNT auctions. Right now the only busses he has are non-op so Iíll keep an eye out there too.
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:35 PM   #14
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Nice bus but I can buy 3 or 4 of them in 49 state trim for the price of that one.
Can you buy 3 or 4 2010 models for that money? The price was the asking price 10 years ago.
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Can you buy 3 or 4 2010 models for that money? The price was the asking price 10 years ago.
I'm referring to the Ebay link.
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:42 PM   #16
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I'm referring to the Ebay link.
That's a pretty top of the line BB. I doubt you could find 3 or 4 of those in that condition for the money, even though that is over priced. Apparently no one else thought the price was good one.
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:35 AM   #17
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Govdeals.com is surplus city, county & state property auction. I found my firebus on it. Theres tons of buses from all over the USA & Canada. Use . You can search buy lo ation , year or date auction ends. Hope this helps someone.
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Old 06-28-2019, 03:31 PM   #18
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I check that site and others but wanted to see what was available closer to home. I ended up not bidding on what looked like the perfect bus because I couldn’t get out there to look at it.
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