Originally Posted by Timelord
Back in 2010, I bought a 1997 40' AmTran with MT643 and all mechanical DT466 that was located in-state. Ran me about $4500. No rust. I was extremely lucky to find it after watching for my dream bus like a hawk for a year. Sure I brag a bit, but the point is at $6k the world is your oyster.... just as long as you can find the dang thing.
In retrospect, I do wish I had realized the bus was the cheapest part of a Skoolie!
The bus may be the cheapest part but getting the best you can afford is a good place to start, at least I think so.