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  1. Tango
    05-13-2018 10:36 PM
    Tango
    Howdy George...Most all of the post war buses I have seen will accommodate a 6BT. The issue with the frames on the pre-war & war era rigs is that they narrow WAY down in front. I had to set my 4BT back almost 24 inches just to clear the frame rails. But the only way to know for sure is to run some tight measurements. Good luck and while I think it is likely doable, let me know what you discover.
  2. fresh
    05-13-2018 06:46 PM
    fresh
    Hi Tango, I live in Florida USA. I have a couple of short buses, a 55 Ford B500 3 window, and a 54 Chevy 4500 3 window. Both have Wayne bodies. At the moment, I am looking for a newer engine for the Chevy, which has the original 261 in there. I was going to put a Cummins 5.9 in there, but rethinking the whole thing after seeing how far you had to set your 4BT back behind the firewall. How many inches did you have to move the 4BT Cummins back? Is there any hope of putting a 6BT in there? Thanks, George
  3. Junkosc
    10-21-2016 03:17 PM
    Junkosc
    Hello Tango, I'm new to the site. Very interesting build you have going. I have a friend that has a '46 like yours that he wants to sell. I don't know much about the bus. Will be visiting it soon. Can I assume $2500 is a fair price? Thanks for the help.
    br,Tim
  4. curtisakalefty
    hi, i bought my bus from Salem Or off publicsurplus i live in prince george bc hard to find bus up here in canada and if you do there crazy priced

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  • About Tango
    My Bus
    Hotel Tango
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Year
    1946
    Interests
    Life
    Coachwork
    Chevrolet/Wayne
    Occupation
    Artist, Sculptor, Teacher
    Chassis
    1- 1/2 ton
    Engine
    Cummins 4BT
    Rated Cap.
    15

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