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Old 09-20-2016, 10:31 AM   #1
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I just purchased and drove my skoolie home to Denver from Florida! This is a first for me so the journey begins...

It drove like a champ. Here are some pictures from our journey. Can't wait to learn everything and get started!!



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Old 09-20-2016, 10:33 AM   #2
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Sweet!!!! I love the Dayton wheels on that!!!
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Old 09-20-2016, 10:57 AM   #3
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wow that is beautiful. Holy cow that's quite a trek for a first ride. Nice size too; not too long, not too short. Just right.
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:04 AM   #4
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yeaaay!!! a fellow short bus!!!!

Love the wheels!! i have daytons too and love the look.. I always called them "school bus wheels".. even though I think they were used on trucks too

who painted that? looks good!

-Christopher
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:38 AM   #5
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Hi , so glad Shorty has a great home and loved by his new owner, but it takes me feel empty inside knowing its out of our life. But nothing last forever.

Nice meeting you two brave ladies taking such a trip in a strange buss, but we knew Shorty would pull through., although we did say a prayer for yall.

I remember the excitement when we first got my bus.
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:40 AM   #6
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yeaaay!!! a fellow short bus!!!!

Love the wheels!! i have daytons too and love the look.. I always called them "school bus wheels".. even though I think they were used on trucks too

who painted that? looks good!

-Christopher

We painted it a couple months ago, a little help from our son. Had it 11 years put two paint jobs on it.
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Old 09-20-2016, 02:05 PM   #7
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That shorty looks soo cool.

I love those short International. They look so rugged and tough!
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:19 PM   #8
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thats your bus??? oh how cool is that!!! well it looks great!

to the new owners: driving a bus is a BLAST!!!!!! enjoy it and live it up!

-Christopher
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:23 PM   #9
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after seein all this post about driving from florida to colorado.. I had to go get my Bus outta the storage lot today and run errands in it .. yep! got groceries, went to IKEA, the hardware store... I love the look on people's faces when i just pull into a Publix in a school bus

-Christopher
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Old 09-20-2016, 06:05 PM   #10
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Awesome.

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Hi , so glad Shorty has a great home and loved by his new owner, but it takes me feel empty inside knowing its out of our life. But nothing last forever.

Nice meeting you two brave ladies taking such a trip in a strange buss, but we knew Shorty would pull through., although we did say a prayer for yall.

I remember the excitement when we first got my bus.

Im glad the new owners are a part of this community as well.... AND out here in the west!!
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