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Old 04-28-2016, 10:08 AM   #1
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https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...76&acctid=3865

They drilled holes in the engines and cut the frames? Why? Oh, Why?
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They drilled holes in the engines and cut the frames? Why? Oh, Why?
EPA grant..... that tells me the feds told them they had to disable the buses before disposal. Couldn't tell you how many times I had to destroy something that was more than acceptable for use or re use while I was in the Navy, only to get new replacements........

If you had the space, you could start a parts business!!!
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a sign of things to come.
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EPA grant..... that tells me the feds told them they had to disable the buses before disposal. Couldn't tell you how many times I had to destroy something that was more than acceptable for use or re use while I was in the Navy, only to get new replacements........

If you had the space, you could start a parts business!!!
yes and even if you replace the engines and frames these busses CANNOT be placed back into service or registered..

this was a commercial version of cash for clunkers.. an EPA clean air thing.. so the VIN's are blacklisted at the DMV.. these are PARTS only..

they will probably go extremely cheap so if you are looking to say update to a newer transmission, need tires, etc.. they would be good.. then you scrap them.. only economical if you have your own flatbed to tow them with...
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Are they being sold as a group, or individually?

They sure are evasive about answering questions.
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The parts wouldn't even be worth the hassle. These are going straight to the scrapper.
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It the trannies, drive lines and rear ends aren't drilled, there is still a significant chunk of change remaining in each of those buses. Removal of those remaining viable major components wouldn't affect the scrap value of the bus body that much. It's money for the person that has the wearwithall to make it happen.
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It the trannies, drive lines and rear ends aren't drilled, there is still a significant chunk of change remaining in each of those buses. Removal of those remaining viable major components wouldn't affect the scrap value of the bus body that much. It's money for the person that has the wearwithall to make it happen.
Who's gonna be right there by them, have a method of hauling them, have somewhere to store them, somewhere to store all the parts, and have nothing else to do for a few months?
This bus yard will be lucky if someone comes along.
I wouldn't be surprised if they had to pay someone to haul em off.
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That's sad, but I have seen it here before too. The drilling I mean. I don't understand that concept when it comes to tax payer funding.
Like the decision to crush all the M151 army jeeps, rather than selling them to the public. It was legislators from the major motor companies that prevented thousands of jeeps from hitting the market and possibly ruining large private businesses. They did sell them to other government, like Canada, where you can still buy them sometimes. They aren't allowed on the roads here in the US and have been determined to be unsafe. I guess that's why our government sells them to other countries. I thought we were friends with Canada?
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