Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-02-2017, 09:42 AM   #21
Bus Crazy
 
Njsurf73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 1,224
Year: 2002
Coachwork: Bluebird
Chassis: Bluebird
Engine: 5.9 Cummins 24v
Rated Cap: 72 pax
Quote:
Originally Posted by freebird View Post
What's the "E" o the end mean?
That year is an "e" engine. The e is for electronic. It is the next step after the mechanical. I think it was before all the emissions control stuff too.
Once they stuck all the emissions stuff on they were called dtmaxx I think. No bueno. Expensive to maintain and even more to fix.

Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
Njsurf73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2017, 09:44 AM   #22
Mini-Skoolie
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 13
Good to know. Thanks - will verify as well.
freebird is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2017, 09:46 AM   #23
Bus Geek
 
Tango's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 5,693
Year: 1946
Coachwork: Chevrolet/Wayne
Chassis: 1- 1/2 ton
Engine: Cummins 4BT
Rated Cap: 15
The "E" on any diesel indicates "Expensive". Actually, it indicates electronically controlled. Lots of sensors and computer stuff that routinely goes out...makes diagnosis very complicated (unless you are an electronics wiz with all the right equipment) and costs a small fortune to replace.

There are one or two folks here who can pretty much sort them out, but even the factory techs are often driven mad by that "E".

All mechanical engines are WAY simpler to live with.
Tango is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2017, 10:02 AM   #24
Bus Nut
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: KANSAS CITY
Posts: 458
A very good buy. Just turn it if you don't like and have more Skoolie Bucks.
__________________
Former owner of a 1969 F600 Skoolie.

1998 Ford B700 Thomas body 65 passenger. 5.9 Cummins 12 valve with MT643 Transmission 123,000 miles.
Versatile is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
newbie

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.