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Old 02-01-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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Hello everyone! We just bought our bus today :)

I've been lurking for a while, and am excited to finally announce that we just bought our first bus. It's a 1988 Chevy, 48k miles. We're based in Atlanta and can't wait to begin our journey. Please let us know if you or anyone you know has a bus that's similar to ours in size
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Old 02-01-2016, 10:06 PM   #2
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Welcome all! --- Model? Length? And...pix, pix, pix!
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Old 02-01-2016, 11:30 PM   #3
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I submitted pics with the thread. I'll update when I get to a computer!!!
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:23 PM   #4
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Old 02-02-2016, 02:35 PM   #5
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Looks awesome. Would you mind posting a bumper to bumper length on that thing? I am looking at a similar bus and would love to know.
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Old 02-02-2016, 02:44 PM   #6
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Those older ones have great front clips. Stylish..

My bus has the exact same body, but it's on an International chassis. Yours looks cooler

What engine is in that thing?
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:05 PM   #7
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Looks awesome. Would you mind posting a bumper to bumper length on that thing? I am looking at a similar bus and would love to know.
I'll measure tonight, but I believe it's 23 feet
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:11 PM   #8
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Those older ones have great front clips. Stylish..

My bus has the exact same body, but it's on an International chassis. Yours looks cooler

What engine is in that thing?
6.5L V8 TURBO DIESEL

have you got a link to your build?
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Old 02-02-2016, 05:22 PM   #9
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6.5L V8 TURBO DIESEL

have you got a link to your build?
Ah, the Detroit Diesel 6.5l. There are a number of people on skoolie.net with a wealth of experience in working with these engines. I'm not one of them, though

There is a link to my build thread in my signature below.
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Old 02-02-2016, 06:22 PM   #10
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Ah, the Detroit Diesel 6.5l. There are a number of people on skoolie.net with a wealth of experience in working with these engines. I'm not one of them, though

There is a link to my build thread in my signature below.
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looking now! the second image had bonnaroo on the window and i'm already stoked to go through this. do you go every year? this will be my 5th year going!
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