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Old 08-27-2018, 08:49 AM   #1
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I just purchased a 99 e450 7.3l shuttle bus 24 ft. I started to look for bus forums came across this one so I joined . I am hoping to learn and share bus informationwith you .
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Old 08-27-2018, 09:26 AM   #2
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Welcome!!

Also in Florida. My wife and I are working on our first bus right now. A 2001 International GA-something or other. We're in the Pensacola area. Whereabouts are you? There are a few Floridians on here. This forum is the best resource I've found. I don't do much contributing, but I do a lot of learning!
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:00 AM   #3
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I'm in central FL in the rural outskirts of Apopka. Well, my bus is. My house is in Eustis.

Lots of folks here from the sunshine state.
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Old 08-27-2018, 11:44 AM   #4
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Old 08-27-2018, 11:47 AM   #5
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Anyone in the Naples area?
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Old 08-27-2018, 01:44 PM   #6
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Anyone in the Naples area?
Sold my last short bus to a guy in Venice.
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Old 08-29-2018, 07:40 AM   #7
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I live in North Central Florida, west of Gainesville.
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:28 AM   #8
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I have been looking around at different places to relocate to someday. Naples caught my attention.

The summers look to be a little milder than North Florida.
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I have been looking around at different places to relocate to someday. Naples caught my attention.

The summers look to be a little milder than North Florida.
IDK man. It's generally hotter and more expensive to live the further south you go in FL.
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:06 PM   #10
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IDK man. It's generally hotter and more expensive to live the further south you go in FL.
I have been looking at climate and real estate online.

It "looks" reasonable from 3000 miles away

I found some 2+ acre lots just out of town for $30-50k. Room for a shop, bus parking and maybe a little house.
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