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Old 06-06-2019, 10:47 AM   #1
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Selling our 2002 Thomas Conventional

Hello all,
Unfortunately, we have to let go of our skoolie
Specs:
-2002 Thomas Conventional
-Mercedes Engine
-Allison Transmission
-approx. 172,000 miles
Our current asking price is $45,000, but we'll gladly take offers into consideration.
Current location of bus is Kingsport, TN
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Old 06-06-2019, 10:53 AM   #2
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Coachwork: Bluebird
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Nice looking bus.

Could you please give us details on the engine and transmission?

Also, how did you insulate?

Thanks
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Old 06-06-2019, 11:12 AM   #3
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Thanks!
What details on the engine and transmission are you looking for?
We didn't do the conversion ourselves, so if I'm not mistaken, the insulation is a foam board insulation and the interior of the bus itself was coated with an anti-heat loss spray.
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Old 06-06-2019, 11:17 AM   #4
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Thanks!
What details on the engine and transmission are you looking for?
We didn't do the conversion ourselves, so if I'm not mistaken, the insulation is a foam board insulation and the interior of the bus itself was coated with an anti-heat loss spray.
Model specifics.

Mercedes made several different engines for medium duty applications. Allison also makes a number of different models. Some awesome, some that I wouldn't consider buying except for scrap.
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Old 06-06-2019, 03:08 PM   #5
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Looks nice from what is shown. Someone spent some time and $$ in that build.
Like the ornamental iron work on the roof rack and tailgate!
Good luck on your sale...
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Old 06-09-2019, 02:19 PM   #6
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What's wrong with it?
Didn't you JUST pay to have it converted by that shop where its sitting?
Or are you SkoolieHomes.com?
https://skoolie.homes/blog/portfolio...the-beach-bus/

That place has some horrible reviews.
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Old 06-09-2019, 07:01 PM   #7
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https://skoolie.homes/blog/portfolio...the-beach-bus/

This is the same bus.....hmmm. Their website page was updated 2019-03-13, so this person may have just gotten it back in that time between and decided to sell it.

Also these photos are the exact same as on the site which seem odd too.

Location is also the exact same town as skoolie.homes is based out of.

If you are a legit user sorry about being skeptical, things just seem a bit weird.
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Old 06-10-2019, 03:47 AM   #8
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https://skoolie.homes/blog/portfolio...the-beach-bus/

This is the same bus.....hmmm. Their website page was updated 2019-03-13, so this person may have just gotten it back in that time between and decided to sell it.

Also these photos are the exact same as on the site which seem odd too.

Location is also the exact same town as skoolie.homes is based out of.

If you are a legit user sorry about being skeptical, things just seem a bit weird.
Posing as a legit forum member to hawk their shoddy work.
OR- someone got burned and wanted to try dumping their failed dream on one of us!

Just read the reviews-
https://www.yelp.com/biz/skoolie-homes-kingsport-2
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:25 PM   #9
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Posing as a legit forum member to hawk their shoddy work.
OR- someone got burned and wanted to try dumping their failed dream on one of us!

......
Iím gonna guess #1. Look the OP only has a 2 post count. BOTH of them in this thread
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Old 06-23-2019, 07:26 AM   #10
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