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Old 06-29-2016, 11:50 PM   #1
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Bama Brothers Buy a Bus to Convert

Hey Everybody!!

Recently, my twin brother and I bought a 1993 ElDorado National Squire that we are converting for a trip we plan on taking out West next summer with 6 of our close friends. For more info: https://thelifeunmeasured.wordpress.com/meet-the-crew/

About the bus-
I have had the hardest time finding information out there on this bus. Here is what I know:

Coachwork: 1993 Eldorado National Squire
 --> Manufactured in Riverside, CA
 --> Acquired by Allied Specialty Vehicles in 2013
 --> Was Owned by Thor Industries
GVWR: 10,300 lbs.
Chassis: 1992 Oshkosh Chassis (Roughly only 1,000 or 2,000 of these chassis were made)
 --> Manufactured in Gaffney, SC
 --> Acquired by Freightliner in 1995
Internals: Chrysler
Engine: 5.9L Dodge 360 V8 (Also known as 5.9L Magnum)
Transmission: Allison (Automatic)
Fuel: Gas (EFI)

Mileage when Purchased: 73,000

Altogether, the bus is in really good shape. It has a little roof leak, oil leak, transmission fluid leak, it needs a new starter, and there is an electrical short somewhere in the headlamp pull switch. After these minor repairs, the real fun will begin!!

Iíve contacted both ElDorado and OshKosh (Freightliner) in hopes of obtaining any kind of information regarding this particular bus (wiring diagrams, owner manuals, etc.), but havenít had much luck.
Eldorado gave me some general wiring diagrams for 1991 and 1995 Eldorado and Oshkosh gave me some drawings of a few things and a little parts list for my chassis specifically, which is pretty cool!

Feel free to leave a comment!! Iím open to any advice you can give me. Thank you!!

Pics to come!!!
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Old 06-30-2016, 04:58 AM   #2
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Old 06-30-2016, 06:11 AM   #3
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Welcome guys, prayers for you guys that you will be good role models for young guys on your adventure, God bless you all.

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Old 06-30-2016, 05:22 PM   #5
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Thank you so much, Juliol! We will definitely be a light on our trip! God Bless you as well!
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