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Old 08-02-2019, 04:22 PM   #1
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Cranked over on the idea of becoming a member of Skoolie

Hi my name is Scott, and Laura and I are just starting out in the idea of becoming Skoolie owners. I guess my first question should be answered to move forward thatís Newer or Old? We are looking at a 1964 dodge midsize 318 3 speed manual. I love old but not sure if itís the best idea as we will use it to travel quite a bit. This question is what prompted me to this site, looking forward to what you have to say.
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Old 08-02-2019, 04:32 PM   #2
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There is nothing wrong with old but the two questions that may be asked are how handy or mechanically inclined are you and what is your plan for sourcing parts for something of that vintage? If you have a passion for old things then go for it!
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Old 08-02-2019, 04:42 PM   #3
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Hi my name is Scott, and Laura and I are just starting out in the idea of becoming Skoolie owners. I guess my first question should be answered to move forward thatís Newer or Old? We are looking at a 1964 dodge midsize 318 3 speed manual. I love old but not sure if itís the best idea as we will use it to travel quite a bit. This question is what prompted me to this site, looking forward to what you have to say.
Scott
A vintage bus like that won't be very good for traveling "quite a bit". Go for something with a more modern diesel engine and overdrive.
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Old 08-02-2019, 04:46 PM   #4
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Thanks and yes this is what I thought as well. I just love vintage. Iím sure I will come to my senses through time. 😆
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Old 08-02-2019, 04:51 PM   #5
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Thanks and yes this is what I thought as well. I just love vintage. Iím sure I will come to my senses through time. 😆
If you're wanting a vintage look with modern running gear give Tango's 46 Chevy a look.
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:27 PM   #6
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:28 PM   #7
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Okay so the new, 2008 International CE300 75,000 Klmís air breaks asking price 7,500 I havenít read many reviews but the ones I did didnít support this vehicle as they noted emissions were very bad on this vehicle.
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Okay so the new, 2008 International CE300 75,000 Klm’s air breaks asking price 7,500 I haven’t read many reviews but the ones I did didn’t support this vehicle as they noted emissions were very bad on this vehicle.
You don't want anything newer than an 04 model. EPA killed the quality of everything after that. That bus is going for near what some of the older ones get, know why that is?
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:41 PM   #9
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Iím told they sold the daycare and the new owners didnít want to take on the bus, so he is now selling it separately. The bus is commercially inspected as of 6 months ago.
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Okay so the new, 2008 International CE300 75,000 Klmís air breaks asking price 7,500 I havenít read many reviews but the ones I did didnít support this vehicle as they noted emissions were very bad on this vehicle.
try looking for something from the 90's up till 2003.
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