Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-10-2018, 02:19 PM   #1
Mini-Skoolie
 
Tankster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Michigan
Posts: 19
Year: 2006
Coachwork: Eldorado - 210 Aerolite
Question Help with Shuttle tailgater search

I've been looking at shuttles on and off for six months and wanted some opinions.

Gas or diesel? I would estimate 1 or 2 100-200 mile trips a year along with 7 or 8 trips of less than 30 miles each. Then it might sit for 6 months with just an occasional drive.

Everything else being equal, would a newer bus with more miles or an older bus with less miles be preferred? I've seen a couple of 20+ year old buses with less than 70k, or 13 year old buses with more than 200k.

Is there a list of questions I should ask the seller initially that will help me decide if a bus warrants consideration? Anything specifically to run away from?
Tankster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2018, 02:41 PM   #2
Bus Geek
 
o1marc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Dawsonville, Ga.
Posts: 7,452
Year: 1999
Coachwork: Genesis
Chassis: International
Engine: DT466/3060
Rated Cap: 77
General consensus is to stay away from anything 2005 or newer due to possible expensive and hard to diagnose EGR and electrical emission issues. I would question the mileage of a 20yo bus with only 70k on it more than I would be concerned about 200k on a 2004 model. I see far too often speedometers being replaced, why I don't know.
o1marc is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

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


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.