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Old 07-30-2019, 10:21 AM   #1
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How much would you pay for this?

Hi everyone! New to the idea of living in a skoolie. Originally I wanted a very short bus but I cant seem to find anything within 500km (yes, I'm in Canada) thats less than 24ft and has the km/engine that I want. So I found this bus, its a mostly rebuilt 1998 international 24ft bus with the dt466 and 5 speed Allison transmission. Beautiful red paint job (a little flashy for me) and well loved and taken care of. They're asking 15,000. How much would you pay? Should I wait to find a shorter bus? TIA!
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Old 07-30-2019, 10:32 AM   #2
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11,200 USD seems severely steep to me. It is pretty, tho...
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Old 07-30-2019, 10:38 AM   #3
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I've offered them 10,000 CAD so 7,600 USD. They wanted a little more than that though. A counter offer of 12,000 CAD (9100) was made. It looks to be in amazing shape, just not sure what market value would be on something like that. It only has 80,000miles on the rebuild.
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Hi everyone! New to the idea of living in a skoolie. Originally I wanted a very short bus but I cant seem to find anything within 500km (yes, I'm in Canada) thats less than 24ft and has the km/engine that I want. So I found this bus, its a mostly rebuilt 1998 international 24ft bus with the dt466 and 5 speed Allison transmission. Beautiful red paint job (a little flashy for me) and well loved and taken care of. They're asking 15,000. How much would you pay? Should I wait to find a shorter bus? TIA!
To me that's a $5000-$6000 bus. If the paint job is REAL nice.
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Old 07-30-2019, 12:07 PM   #5
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That is a sweet looking bus.

If the price were in line I could get excited about that one.

Move the back wall 8' forward and build a flatbed. Add a gooseneck ball. Hmmmmm....

Neat to contemplate but I would have to agree with CB, it's a $5-6k bus IF it
checks out as nice in person as it does in the pictures.

Good luck.
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Old 07-30-2019, 12:16 PM   #6
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It just occurred to me that with the MD-3060 that this bus is likely to have a higher HP variant of the
DT-466.

Was the '98 electronic or mechanical?

A mechanical 466 and MD-3060 in a 6 window...... That could be fun
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Old 07-30-2019, 12:36 PM   #7
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Iíd say thatís a $7K US bus
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Old 07-30-2019, 12:41 PM   #8
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It just occurred to me that with the MD-3060 that this bus is likely to have a higher HP variant of the
DT-466.

Was the '98 electronic or mechanical?

A mechanical 466 and MD-3060 in a 6 window...... That could be fun
My 99 has the lower HP rating at only 210.
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OP does not state a 3060 but rather a five speed. Perhaps a 643?
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MT643 is a 4 speed.
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