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Old 12-16-2019, 01:34 PM   #21
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I wish I had space to resell buses. How many can you turn over without a dealer license there? in Florida you can only sell 3 cars per year, and to get a dealer license you must:
Аttend a Pre-Licensing Dealer Training Course.
Obtain a Permanent Business Location.
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Obtain Proof of Liability Insurance.
Obtain Your Auto Dealer Bond.
Submit Your Dealer License Application.

That business location can't be your home either, it must be commercially zones property dedicated to vehicle sales and have both room to store all the vehicles and a suitable dedicated office space.
Most of them get flipped without my name on any paperwork. It's 6 cars in Ga. before needing a dealer license.

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Old 12-16-2019, 01:53 PM   #22
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From the ad that came up for me -- $650 for a condition unknown bus is $650 too much...

Seriously, if they can't advertise it as a running vehicle, it's a parts vehicle unless you were local to go and inspect it before bidding.

What am I missing?
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Old 12-16-2019, 01:56 PM   #23
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From the ad that came up for me -- $650 for a condition unknown bus is $650 too much...

Seriously, if they can't advertise it as a running vehicle, it's a parts vehicle unless you were local to go and inspect it before bidding.

What am I missing?
Every good bus I've had has have a very vague description. They figure you'll either come look at em or buy em all sight unseen. They don't care as they're not salesmen.

Can buy 5-10 for the price of one at retail.
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Old 12-16-2019, 01:58 PM   #24
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Weak, their login page isn't working for me. Oh well i didn't need a bus.
If you’re on a mobile, try switching to to desktop version. The desktop links often dont work on my mobile phone from public surplus
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Old 12-16-2019, 02:12 PM   #25
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I'm telling you man, nobody is interested in buying decent buses right now. It's all gas motors and 7.3 IDIs. Some gal on Facebook just bought a MaxxForce7 bus. People are nutty lately.

i saw that lady all distraught on Facebook.. so its a Maxxforce 7.. if it runs good get a blackstone report, a dealer health report have the DPF cleaned and drive it forever... not **ALL** of them break.... columbus city still has plenty of them original motors running routes every day..


the ones that do have the typical Navistar issues BEFORE they break.. rogue injectors, clogged DPF, high fuel / metal content in the oil..



the ones that break pistons are generally attributed to high EGTs from leaky injectors..



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Old 12-16-2019, 03:16 PM   #26
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From the ad that came up for me -- $650 for a condition unknown bus is $650 too much...

Seriously, if they can't advertise it as a running vehicle, it's a parts vehicle unless you were local to go and inspect it before bidding.

What am I missing?
You're missing the fact that most of these buses were just taken out of service after being serviced and maintained regularly. The schools selling them are not your normal sellers looking to make a quick profit. I've found the schools don't really care what they sell for as long as they are gone. Since they aren't in the business of profiting off these buses, they will usually tell you everything about the bus
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Old 12-16-2019, 03:30 PM   #27
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They ended, I didn't refresh recently so I dunno what they went for.
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Old 12-16-2019, 03:46 PM   #28
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You're missing the fact that most of these buses were just taken out of service after being serviced and maintained regularly. The schools selling them are not your normal sellers looking to make a quick profit. I've found the schools don't really care what they sell for as long as they are gone. Since they aren't in the business of profiting off these buses, they will usually tell you everything about the bus
Gotcha....
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Old 12-16-2019, 03:55 PM   #29
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They ended, I didn't refresh recently so I dunno what they went for.
The 02 I was bidding on at $1k sold to the next bid at $1025
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Old 12-16-2019, 11:53 PM   #30
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Dangit! A day late.. pretty much ready to buy a bus here.. a step behind all the time -.-
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Old 12-17-2019, 07:10 AM   #31
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Dangit! A day late.. pretty much ready to buy a bus here.. a step behind all the time -.-
ANYONE in such a situation should totally be 100% up on the inventory on Public Surplus and GovDeals.
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Old 12-17-2019, 11:41 AM   #32
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Dangit! A day late.. pretty much ready to buy a bus here.. a step behind all the time -.-
There's another listed ending on the 21st.
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