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Old 03-28-2018, 08:56 PM   #1
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Opinions - is this our bus?

We’ve been looking for our bus, and after driving everywhere in the state, I think we found a winner, but I would love some opinions.

2002 International, 84 passenger, rear engine, DT530, Allison 3000, 144k, $4,500.

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Old 03-28-2018, 09:01 PM   #2
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We’ve been looking for our bus, and after driving everywhere in the state, I think we found a winner, but I would love some opinions.

2002 International, 84 passenger, rear engine, DT530, Allison 3000, 144k, $4,500.

Thoughts?
So far so good.

DT530 is a desirable engine that is not easy to find. Allison 3060 is a great transmission to go with it. Mileage is low and price is about right.

All that remains is the condition.
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Old 03-28-2018, 11:41 PM   #3
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Never hurts to take it to a mechanic. Could buy you some wiggle room on the price if it needs any work at all. If it's in good condition that's a good price for sure. People happily pay more for the biggest and best engines like that one.
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Old 03-29-2018, 06:05 AM   #4
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We are waiting on it to come in somewhere in the next three weeks. We are friends with a diesel mechanic who works at the trucking place that found it for us, so it will be completely run through by him when it comes in. We were looking for a slightly smaller price tag, but finding that magical combo of elements I felt the same - I would happily pay more.
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That is a great drivetrane.

If the condition is good, I would call it a score.
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Thats a pretty low price tag for that rig with options. Cant wait to see this is about what I am lookin at just smaller motor
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Old 03-29-2018, 06:52 PM   #7
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Thats a pretty low price tag for that rig with options. Cant wait to see this is about what I am lookin at just smaller motor


I will make sure to post a photo here when he comes in


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