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Old 06-11-2019, 03:56 PM   #21
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I had the Chinese Roadlux 11r 22.5 tires I got at Walmart.com installed yesterday. They look like they're well made for $235. My trucker buddy recommends you buy a name brand like cooper, firestone or michellin if you're doing any serious miles because the Chinese tires wear out in 100k vs 3-500k on a michellin and make sure the drive tires have a relief notch on the edge to prevent premature burn off. I won't put 100k on mine before they age out.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Roadlux-R...6ply/490423274
https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/forum...?TOPIC_ID=3341

I don't think school bus tires last that long.

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Old 06-11-2019, 04:12 PM   #22
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That'd be a well invested Benjamin.
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gonna stick a price on this one of $4500. That's with the rear tires replaced, new water pump, and if you want I'll yank out the seats for a hundo.
Its a low mile bus that's not yellow!
I figgered order of magnitude error.
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I don't think school bus tires last that long.
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Old 06-11-2019, 04:19 PM   #23
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I don't think school bus tires last that long.
I didn't either, so did a google search and see that is posted . I'd like to see an example before I'll believe it.
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Old 08-02-2019, 02:02 PM   #24
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With all the $10,000 and up buses being bought so often I'm wondering why no one's came by to kick the tires on this 35 footer with overdrive, high headroom and LOW miles.
Someone come buy this bus, I need to park a Wanderlodge in its spot.
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Old 08-04-2019, 02:49 PM   #25
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Do you have any pictures of the inside?
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Old 08-04-2019, 07:21 PM   #26
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Do you have any pictures of the inside?
I'll look in my images on Imgur later and see. Its got transit style seating with airline style ac ducting. High headroom.

This is just an extra bus someone didn't end up wanting cause they have several buses, so if you're looking for something like this hit me up and lets discuss it.
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Old 08-07-2019, 10:27 PM   #27
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Hey Charlie, Is that the bus that was on the lot next to the one your bus was at when we visited?
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Old 08-08-2019, 06:10 AM   #28
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Hey Charlie, Is that the bus that was on the lot next to the one your bus was at when we visited?
Yep!
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Old 08-08-2019, 06:11 AM   #29
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thats probably not a good bus for the flat nose i want is it? its pretty long if I remember right
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Old 08-08-2019, 06:14 AM   #30
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thats probably not a good bus for the flat nose i want is it? its pretty long if I remember right
35-ish feet.
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Old 08-08-2019, 06:34 AM   #31
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thats right.. I want one of those shorty flat nose.. as we call it in the bus-geek circles.. "urban Collector Size"
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Old 08-08-2019, 07:02 AM   #32
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thats right.. I want one of those shorty flat nose.. as we call it in the bus-geek circles.. "urban Collector Size"
You really need to try one!

LOTS of them have Cat 3126's in them too, you know?
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Old 08-08-2019, 07:25 AM   #33
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With all the $10,000 and up buses being bought so often I'm wondering why no one's came by to kick the tires on this 35 footer with overdrive, high headroom and LOW miles.
Someone come buy this bus, I need to park a Wanderlodge in its spot.
If I had the cash right now I would jump on it.
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Old 08-08-2019, 08:46 AM   #34
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You really need to try one!

LOTS of them have Cat 3126's in them too, you know?



EC wants me to buy a CAT so I'll hack the computer and crank his bus up to 300 HP
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Old 08-08-2019, 09:08 AM   #35
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EC wants me to buy a CAT so I'll hack the computer and crank his bus up to 300 HP
Exactly!!!
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Old 08-08-2019, 08:35 PM   #36
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This might be a dumb question but what is the inside center height. I'm just getting in to the idea of a skoolie and I'm 6ft tall. Wondering what kind of headroom this bus would provide?
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This might be a dumb question but what is the inside center height. I'm just getting in to the idea of a skoolie and I'm 6ft tall. Wondering what kind of headroom this bus would provide?
6'7"
It was for hauling adults.
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Old 08-09-2019, 01:20 AM   #38
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EC wants me to buy a CAT so I'll hack the computer and crank his bus up to 300 HP

He's not the only one!
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Old 10-04-2019, 03:25 AM   #39
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EC wants me to buy a CAT so I'll hack the computer and crank his bus up to 300 HP
Heck I'd settle for a bump up from 190 to 210!
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Old 10-04-2019, 07:45 AM   #40
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I have the CAT ET software I just dont have any test specimens to play on.. the risk of hacking engine computers is that you brick them.. with internationals its easy because i can get ECMs a dime a dozen. esp since the ECMs are identical for the T-444E, the DT-466E (pre 04) and the DT-530E. CAT ECMs seem to bring a bit more $ on the market. I did brick my red bus ECM a couple times but they are easy to un-brick.. havent explored CAT far enough yet..



I bid on a nice HDX thomas with a MD3060, 3126, and A/C.. the bid was really nice N low and number of watchers was low.. then some dumbass posted it on a skoolie site in facebook the last day.. and the auction went ballistic.. so no CAT for me yet..


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