I paid $900 for a 64 passenger Blue Bird on a Ford 700 chassis with a 429, but that was in 2006. It also turned out to have the ridiculous Lucas-Girling brake system... Get what you pay for, I guess. Too bad I didn't get the chance to convert it to air brake. I would rather have kept it.
"Cheese Wagon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Former owner - 1989 Ford B700 64-pass Blue Bird (Rest In Peace, Cheese Wagon)