Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-23-2006, 01:13 PM   #1
New Member
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1
WTB - cummings diesel bus?

I am looking for a flat front bus with the 6 cylinder cummings turbo diesel engine and bosch injection pump. I think they were in bluebird busses like 1994 and such, but maybe other models and years too.

If anyone can point me to a bus with a good motor and trans for a decent price that would be great!

mrbisset is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2006, 05:57 PM   #2
Bus Nut
phillbus914's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 786
Sounds like your describing my bus, a Blue Bird TC2000, mine is a 91 with a 5.9 Cummins turbo/innercooled with an AT545.

I paid $1850 2 years ago from a local new & used bus dealership.

Maybe start by looking for a bus dealer in your area, if they don’t have one ask them if they know where else to look. I see them on Ebay all the time maybe look there as well.

Good luck!
My Old Bus :(
phillbus914 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2006, 07:26 PM   #3
Bus Geek
lapeer20m's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: near flint michigan
Posts: 2,653
i've read in more than one place that the 5.9 is an undesirable skoolie motor but let me tell you this....Phills bus has the 5.9 cummings, I have the DT360 international (which is 5.9Liters)...Phill gets almost double the fuel economy that i do, plus he is able to beat me in a drag race, he climbs hills better, and he blows my doors off on the highway by 15 or 20 mph....

I'm a convert...i'd gladly take a bus with a 5.9 cummins
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes (who will watch the watchmen?)
lapeer20m is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2006, 11:25 PM   #4
Bus Geek
the_experience03's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Saint James, MN
Posts: 2,669
Send a message via MSN to the_experience03 Send a message via Yahoo to the_experience03
Don't forget the 8.3 Cummins....he didn't specify which one he wanted

Try since that is where I got my bus if you run into trouble. I KNOW they had a lot on hand. Also....don't trust the prices on the site as mine was advertised for $2000, but a $1250 check took it.
Skooling state at a time...
the_experience03 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rpm's on a Cummings Stu & Filo. T Conversion General Discussions 11 12-27-2013 12:46 PM
RPM's on a Cummings Stu & Filo. T Mechanical and Drivetrains 15 12-13-2013 12:16 PM
1992 Bluebird w/ Cummings engine runs on used tranny oil??? sdwarf36 Veggie Oil | WVO | Biodiesel | SVO 7 11-18-2012 04:04 PM
Top RPM for a cummings 5.9 24 valve engine funbus63 Cummins Drivetrain 5 12-19-2010 09:24 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.