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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-18-2019, 12:23 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
i think most of the people on this forum would...

i think most of the people on this forum would agree that hauling any sort of a trailer is a pain.

just my opinion here but if your going to build a tiny house separate from the vehicle just park...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-12-2019, 06:02 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
school bus fleet is a great page, read through...

school bus fleet is a great page, read through many of threads on different engines bodys etc...

i keep thinking how much easier it would be to do a box truck. its like starting from scratch with...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-11-2019, 03:08 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
Thats kinda where i was torn, i was looking...

Thats kinda where i was torn, i was looking shorter but yes a 30ft bus you get all that 30ft plus whatever you want to add on. the box truck only has soo much frame rail to work with or even safely...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-10-2019, 10:52 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
from what ive seen and what i plan to cut out...

from what ive seen and what i plan to cut out anyway id say max $500 but more realistically $100 in sheet metal and your time to weld that in. like any other bus were talking about a quarter to a...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-10-2019, 09:31 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
theres good and bad here in ny. anything from the...

theres good and bad here in ny. anything from the north country looks like it got shot up by the 10 year mark, anything from a cny city gets the salt real bad too. the few ive found were all southern...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-10-2019, 09:24 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
completley agree there.... its amazing how quick...

completley agree there.... its amazing how quick you can narrow down such a wide field.
i set my selection to 2003 and older aiming on the older side... id never touch an 04 or newer
cat 3126 dt466...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-10-2019, 06:07 PM
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Posted By willsmusicbus
just to clarify ive seen both, rust is about...

just to clarify ive seen both, rust is about equal but not bad. anything close to ny is gonna need some fixing. the truck is the one thats good to go its the bus that is not yet clear of the cdl
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By willsmusicbus
bus conversion vs box truck build, thoughts?

hey yall

ive been sold on building a bus for more than a year now, love the idea of a skoolie conversion. im having a hell of a time getting anyone to actually sell me a bus! Its been like pulling...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 03-05-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
ive found facebook marketplace is an awesome...

ive found facebook marketplace is an awesome place to find a bus, or anything your looking for really. Bus prices tend to stay reasonable and contacting for more info is usually pretty easy. being...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 03-02-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By willsmusicbus
yall think the 7k range is a fair asking price? i...

yall think the 7k range is a fair asking price? i wanted to be around 5k.

also i will def provide you the contact info if i pass. if you want to chase down a similar bus with the dt466 but a 2005...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-24-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
yep pre emissions is key. i figured out along the...

yep pre emissions is key. i figured out along the way the rear axle ratio is what sets your top speed, never really seen anything in the 3's but thats crazy gotta be a beer can north of 80 in a bus....
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-24-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
with under 75k miles and well maintained on top...

with under 75k miles and well maintained on top of that, repairs are almost out of the question. ive never had the chance to drive a cat but again the internet claims there on the slow side. im sure...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-24-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
ive found mixed reviews on the web about cat...

ive found mixed reviews on the web about cat engines. a few local options open up if i include the cat. hows the power level, theres an 02 with 75k on the clock
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-23-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
located in syracuse ny bus will end up parked...

located in syracuse ny bus will end up parked about 45min north of here
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-23-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By willsmusicbus
i want to say 7500- 9k range

i want to say 7500- 9k range
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-23-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By willsmusicbus
ISO bus 03 and older dt466 upstate NY

hey yall, been looking for a bus for about a year and figured id put a bug in anyone viewing.

narrowed my search down to 2003 and older due to emissions and all

would like a dt466 or any of the...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-23-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By willsmusicbus
i looked at a bus north west of Binghamton 05 re...

i looked at a bus north west of Binghamton 05 re with the 466 3060 combo short length for a re 33ft but southern bus and already gutted and titled. look on cl and facebook etc it was posted weird and...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By willsmusicbus
what color coolant am i looking for, what color...

what color coolant am i looking for, what color should be in it?. and where do yall recommend to go for an oil sample test?

side note here but how many miles is an allison usually good for?...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-15-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By willsmusicbus
so this is kinda scaring the crap outta me, i...

so this is kinda scaring the crap outta me, i thought 03 was in the pre screw up relm. when did the egr come in? i know my 90's gasser had one and it was the first thing i got rid of. i want to be...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-14-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By willsmusicbus
found the auction listing from where the guy who...

found the auction listing from where the guy who has it got it from[he just flips] rebuild was 6 years ago? weird? proven? 20-30k over the course of 6 years?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-14-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By willsmusicbus
also looking at a bus in western ny, im over in...

also looking at a bus in western ny, im over in syracuse.
which bus are you looking at?
i would say avoid anything from ny at all costs, if anything buy further south!
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-14-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By willsmusicbus
inframe rebuild at 130k worries/concerns 03 dt466 ic3000

he yall

heres the low down 2003 dt466 allison 2000. international 3000 series. 4.10 gear ratio no gov, little bit of rust but slim pickings up here in NY. its what ive been looking for and a good...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-26-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By willsmusicbus
i am up in the northeast, upstate ny syracuse....

i am up in the northeast, upstate ny syracuse. the bus was pulled out of a virginia school district by a shop out of TN that bought a bunch of busses to sell. its currently located in southern ny....
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-20-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By willsmusicbus
so i gather yall would pass on this especially at...

so i gather yall would pass on this especially at an 8k asking price?
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 12-19-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By willsmusicbus
do you know the trans model, and rear axle...

do you know the trans model, and rear axle gearing?
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