Hello from CA--updated--we bought a bus!
Thanks for the welcome. I've been reading through lots of build threads and the information is invaluable.
It looks like I'm going to be reading even more, because we just bought a bus! It's a 1996 Bluebird TC2000, Diesel 6BT Cummins engine, Alison AT643 transmission. Flat front, with five underbelly storage bays. It's huge, and better than I could have imagined. it also has four doors in all, so that's going to be interesting. My husband is going to pick it up later this week. I'll post photos soon.
Here we go...