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Old 06-23-2016, 04:38 PM   #11
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Location: Eustis FLORIDA
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Year: 1992
Coachwork: Ward/AmTran
Chassis: International
Engine: dt466
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Originally Posted by marctheprop View Post
I've been looking/thinking about this for a while but this is the first bus I looked at w/cash in my pocket (the others were all auctions or dealers-so I didn't feel too bad kicking tires). Bus was better than I expected in the drivetrain but the steering was wonky and the bus smelled a bit-moldy or musty and a little wet dog thrown in. It was going to need 4 tires to drive home-they looked good in the pictures but were older recaps in person. The floor and frame looked good from underneath but there were obvious rust issues on the top of the floor. The bus has been sitting (rolling storage) for about 16 months and I'd guess the roof was leaking before the school system let it go. I told myself not to buy the first bus I looked at unless it was exactly what I wanted-so I passed on this one.Current owners are good people and I expect the bus will be on Craigslist in the next week or so (probably Norfolk Va ) so if anyone wants more info from me then let me know and I'll tell all. Thanks for the help/advice and encouragement and I hope that next time I'll be able to post some pictures of my new bus!
I've found walking away when it isn't RIGHT is always best.
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