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Old 04-20-2016, 10:23 PM   #1
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Hello from Hampton Roads VA (Cutaway Shorty)

I've got to say, this forum is the best. Quite addictive. I recently purchased a 2001 Chevy cutaway shorty, planning for a westward road trip this fall. Not my first choice for a bus but with space concerns in the driveway and a road trip that won't require full amenities it seemed like a reasonable alternative. Can't wait to get started and hopefully meet a few experts in the hobby!
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:28 PM   #2
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I've got to say, this forum is the best. Quite addictive. I recently purchased a 2001 Chevy cutaway shorty, planning for a westward road trip this fall. Not my first choice for a bus but with space concerns in the driveway and a road trip that won't require full amenities it seemed like a reasonable alternative. Can't wait to get started and hopefully meet a few experts in the hobby!
Welcome, man.
Yeah, being able to park it where you live is a huge PLUS.
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:39 PM   #3
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Welcome, man.
Yeah, being able to park it where you live is a huge PLUS.
Thanks! I'm sure a few people saw this bus in philly on eBay. I'm a little leery of the rust but I decided to take the gamble anyway.

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Old 04-21-2016, 08:24 AM   #4
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Thanks! I'm sure a few people saw this bus in philly on eBay. I'm a little leery of the rust but I decided to take the gamble anyway.

Welcome Robbie! Which city are you located in? I'm in VB. How much did you pay for the bus? I'm planning on getting an E450 like this when I get the $$$$. Thanks..
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Old 04-21-2016, 08:29 AM   #5
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Welcome Robbie! Which city are you located in? I'm in VB. How much did you pay for the bus? I'm planning on getting an E450 like this when I get the $$$$. Thanks..
Hey thanks, Chesapeake. It was about 3k. I went out to NC and looked at a craigslist 06' E450 in decent shape before I settled on this one.
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how much room behind drivers seat?
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Old 04-21-2016, 08:59 AM   #7
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Thanks! A sizable 86 square feet.
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Hey thanks, Chesapeake. It was about 3k. I went out to NC and looked at a craigslist 06' E450 in decent shape before I settled on this one.
Cool. What engine does it have? I've been focused on looking at E450's with the 7.3L engine but haven;t really looked into Chevy and the different engines that use.
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AH...... VB........Chesapeake.........Norfolk......... ok not so much Norfolk, 2nd dirtiest town I was ever stationed in. Loved my townhouse on Dam Neck road, hated the flight path of Oceana!

The rust on a shortie shouldn't be too awful, unless it's frame work that it needs. Nice little rig!

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AH...... VB........Chesapeake.........Norfolk......... ok not so much Norfolk, 2nd dirtiest town I was ever stationed in. Loved my townhouse on Dam Neck road, hated the flight path of Oceana!

The rust on a shortie shouldn't be too awful, unless it's frame work that it needs. Nice little rig!

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Oceana flights are as busy as ever. We call that "The sound of freedom"! If those flights ever stop you know TSHTF! I'd have to go with Philly as the dirtiest and worst city I was ever stationed in. Went back a few years ago for work and it still sucked. Filthadephia!
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