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Old 09-26-2015, 11:53 AM   #1
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What is this style bus 'officially' called?

Newbie question!

I've been trying to figure out how to articulate what this type/style of bus is actually called.





It's a 48 passenger, this one is a Bluebird. It's not something I can buy right now (they're asking $7k) but it is what I'm looking for. As I'm asking around in future or looking at ads or whatnot, what keywords am I looking for? Just 48 passenger? I specifically like the short wheelbase, flat nose, and shorter body.

It's not a short bus, right? It's a short full-size bus? Not sure how to 'officially' categorize this creature.

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Old 09-26-2015, 11:56 AM   #2
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Transit-style short bus. Even truck chassis short buses are still short buses
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Old 09-26-2015, 02:12 PM   #3
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Transit-style short bus. Even truck chassis short buses are still short buses
Oh! So it is technically a shorty! Wow. Is there a disadvantage to the chassis on these busses vs. a full-size?
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Old 09-26-2015, 04:36 PM   #4
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Thats a $2500 bus, not $7000.

Just for informational purposes for you.
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Old 09-26-2015, 07:58 PM   #5
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Thats a $2500 bus, not $7000.

Just for informational purposes for you.
Obviously! Or it'd be sitting in my driveway right now with a huge "SUCKER" sign on the back.
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Old 09-27-2015, 07:40 AM   #6
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That would be a Bluebird AAFE (All American Front Engine)
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Old 09-27-2015, 09:32 AM   #7
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Cool bus but man that price is a joke.
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:05 AM   #8
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That would be a Bluebird AAFE (All American Front Engine)
I've seen busses of different lengths with that title. Should I be looking for Bluebird AAFE 48 passenger?
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:07 AM   #9
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Cool bus but man that price is a joke.
Agreed! It's a listing on my local CL and I offered him $2k as a low-ball. He thought that was laughable. I thought HIS price was laughable... still listed!
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:39 AM   #10
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Still laughable.....
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