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Old 09-13-2005, 09:34 AM   #1
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new orleans buses

Someone sent me an e-mail with this photo of new oleans buses. (assuming one can trust anything they get via e-mail)



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Old 09-13-2005, 10:25 AM   #2
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I saw that same photo on Yahoo news with the caption that it was a bus yard in New Orleans. I'd say the air intakes are probably OK but it looks like the exhausts are submerged.
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I saw that on CNN, maybe we will see a influx of cheap buses on the market soon.
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Maybe FEMA can convert them into living quarters. Then we could have a huge schoolie-gypsy population on the roads.
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Then we could have a huge schoolie-gypsy population on the roads.
Do we really want that?
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Old 09-13-2005, 01:51 PM   #6
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I wonder if they will keep them or not..........

If that's all the higher the water level got, i'm sure the engines are fine. The rear axles would need the fluid changed, and so would the trans. It would be interesting to see how long the transmission would last after being submerged in water for weeks.

i woulnd't hesitate to buy one at auction
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Old 09-13-2005, 09:30 PM   #7
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Somehow, that doesn't surprise me! :P

Black Plagues numbers III, IV, and V may be sitting somewhere on that lot....

Plus, apparently they already come full of water...all you have to do is toss in a submersible heating element and a recirculation jet, and you have a heated jacuzzi LAP POOL!!!
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Somehow, that doesn't surprise me! :P

Black Plagues numbers III, IV, and V may be sitting somewhere on that lot....

Plus, apparently they already come full of water...all you have to do is toss in a submersible heating element and a recirculation jet, and you have a heated jacuzzi LAP POOL!!!
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Anyone heard anything on these lately. It wouldn't be a bad idea to have a few sitting around on reserve;)
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Old 12-17-2005, 02:19 PM   #10
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That is a picture of your tax dollars at work how many millions you think they flushed down the toilet by just letting them set there, who you think is going to pick up the tab when it comes time to replace them, you think they have a better plan in place for the next storm?

Wonder if their is anything good left on them to salvage?
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