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Old 08-14-2016, 09:01 PM   #11
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Looking at busses in our area keep seeing mxxforced dt or mxxforced 7. I never heard of either. Any knowledge on these motors?
must be newer stuff.
I've heard lots of Maxxforce horror stories.
I like old mechanical engines like my 92's DT466.
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:10 PM   #12
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Really cant go wrong with this one. I was bidding but I'm too broke to go any further. Feelin froggy??
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:34 PM   #13
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The right bus will find you two when the time is right lol
That's how it magically works; we look and look and research and research and look and look and compare and look and research and look, and then one day it appears out of the blue. Don't try and understand it, it's not logical, it's like how you two found each other. It just happens one day.
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:34 PM   #14
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Which one i don't see a link
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:42 PM   #15
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The right bus will find you two when the time is right lol
That's how it magically works; we look and look and research and research and look and look and compare and look and research and look, and then one day it appears out of the blue. Don't try and understand it, it's not logical, it's like how you two found each other. It just happens one day.
I shoved him in the friendzone for two years. Maybe our bus is down the street and we just can't even tell how awesome it is. Haha thank you Carytowncat. You're very right. The buy is a little down the road, we just want to be prepared and have some technical knowledge. Don't want to accidentally friend zone our bus.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:18 PM   #16
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Which one i don't see a link
Its a DREAM of a bus.
Public Surplus: Auction #1661224

3.73 rear axle, 643 trans, klam retarder, rudd auto tire chains, underside storage bays, and the highest hp version of what has to be one of THE last mechanical DT466's made. Its really as awesome a bus as I'd ever hope for and not too many ever sold with that setup. A field trip bus for field trips in the Rockies. Low miles, nice shape.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:23 PM   #17
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Its a DREAM of a bus.
Public Surplus: Auction #1661224

3.73 rear axle, 643 trans, klam retarder, rudd auto tire chains, underside storage bays, and the highest hp version of what has to be one of THE last mechanical DT466's made. Its really as awesome a bus as I'd ever hope for and not too many ever sold with that setup. A field trip bus for field trips in the Rockies. Low miles, nice shape.


Exact same set up as mine, i wish I had the 3.73 gearing though. I might snap and swap mine eventually though. How do you know it has that rear end? Did you go look at it? And it has chains, so most likely has rust
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:25 PM   #18
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Scratch that it's from Colorado like mine. They don't use salt
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:40 PM   #19
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$2600 is pretty good for this bus. I'd go as high as $3500. The spoiler has to be worth $500! Don't knock the spoiler though. The back of the bus can get NASTY in bad weather...


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Public Surplus: Auction #1661224

3.73 rear axle, 643 trans, klam retarder, rudd auto tire chains, underside storage bays, and the highest hp version of what has to be one of THE last mechanical DT466's made. Its really as awesome a bus as I'd ever hope for and not too many ever sold with that setup. A field trip bus for field trips in the Rockies. Low miles, nice shape.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:42 PM   #20
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There another one up too. Has the 210hp version tho. But still has all the goodies
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