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Old 06-21-2022, 04:26 PM   #1
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Cool Cozy 2001 Freightliner FS65 Build For Sale

My girlfriend and I are selling our cozy custom skoolie. *This has been our covid project and have had many great times with it. *It's going to be truly sad parting ways, but being a musician and my girlfriend an artist, we simply want more space for our equipment and lifestyle. *We've put much love into this bus and we believe whoever grabs it will enjoy it as much as we have. *It still has a long life ahead! *

Now down to business...

$55,000 OBO

THE BUS IS TITLED AND READY FOR REGISTRATION IN NORTH CAROLINA AS A "HOUSE CAR"(passed all legal requirements to allow it be driven with a regular drivers liscence)

HAS ONLY BEEN USED FOR TRAVEL WITHIN NC

BRAND NEW*ALLISON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BRAND NEW STARTER

BRAND NEW BATTERIES

LOTS OF TREAD ON TIRES

Caterpillar 7.2L C7 I6 ENGINE WAS REPLACED BY WAKE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM BEFORE WE BOUGHT IT

ODOMETER SHOWS 13,731 BUT THE TRUE MILAGE FOR THE LIFE OF THE BUS IS CLOSE TO 300,000 (13,731 +*THE MILAGE OF ORIGINAL EGINE *CLOSE TO 290,000)

ODOMETER WAS SET BACK BY WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS WHEN THE ENGINE WAS REPLACED

LENGTH: 38ft 5in

HEIGHT: 10ft 6in

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FRONT AND REAR TOW HOOKS

AIR SUSPENSION ON REAR AXLE

AIR BRAKES





BUILD SPECIFICATIONS:
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ELECTRICAL
-700 Watts of Solar (4 x 175 Watt Panels)
https://renogy.com/175-watt-monocrys...e-solar-panel/
*
-4 x 100 a/hr Renogy smart Lithium Ion batteries
https://www.renogy.com/12v-100ah-sma...phate-battery/
*
-WZRELB 2000 Watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter

-VICTRON*SmartSolar MPPT 75/10 solar charge controller*(monitor solar productivity in real time from phone)
https://www.victronenergy.com/solar-...-100-15-100-20
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-2 fantastic vent fans
https://www.adventurerv.net/fantasti...bdfjv0c07mt155
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-2 DC phone and device chargers


-4 AC "household" outlets


-4.5 cubic ft. frigidaire fridge/freezer

-marine grade LED strip lights across both sides in front half

-overhead LED lights in bathroom and bedroom
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WATER
-100 Gallon Fresh water tank

-50 Gallon Grey Water tank

-40 GPM water pump

-Eccotemp FVI12 residential gas water heater (designed for indoor use/vented)
https://www.eccotemp.com/eccotemp-fv...-water-heater/
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-kitchen Faucet (can be used as outdoor shower if flipped)

-mini sink in bathroom

-concrete Shower
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PROPOANE
-2 x 50 Gallon propane tanks mounted securely under bus

-Flameking auto changeover pressure regulator

-Wedgewood 4 burner stove/oven unit. (oven works great)

-Eccotemp FVI12 residential water heater.
OTHERS

-Natures Head Composting Toilet
https://natureshead.net
*
-Cubic Mini Grizzly Wood Stove (more than enough heat through the roughest winter nights)
https://cubicminiwoodstoves.com/prod...ini-wood-stove
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-Dome Skylight in shower

-Pullout couch doubles as twin xl bed, also houses batteries and electrical System.

-Deep stainless steel sink.

-Closet with hangers.

-TV mount

-Live edge Hemlock counter tops

-Heat shield and marble slab around wood stove

-Under counter top shelve storage

-Above bed cabinet storage

-Kitchen cabinet

-Ample under bed storage

-7 windows covered and insulated


PM FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE PICS. *SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. *THANKS FOR CHECKING OUR SKOOLIE OUT!
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Old 06-24-2022, 12:28 PM   #2
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I love this! Is that a miniature wood burning stove?!
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Old 06-27-2022, 09:16 AM   #3
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It is, we burn condensed sawdust bricks in the winter and it often gets too hot in there, even on the coldest NC nights!
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Old 06-27-2022, 09:31 AM   #4
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CORRECTION:

THE ENGINE IS NOT A C7 IT IS A 3126 CATERPILLAR!

ADDITIONAL INFO:

-2 in foam insulation in floors

- R15 fiberglass insulation in ceiling and walls

-Interior ceiling height is 6'5" in front center (drivers area) and 6'1.5" to 6'2.5" in back center.
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Old 06-27-2022, 01:00 PM   #5
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Year: 1954
Coachwork: wayne
Chassis: old f500- new 2005 f-450
Engine: cummins 12 valve
Rated Cap: 20? five rows of 4?
Which one?

Says Allison transmission, which model of Allison transmission?

Do you have paperwork to support claims of new parts?

Thank you,

William
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Old 06-27-2022, 02:05 PM   #6
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Year: 1991
Coachwork: Carpenter
Chassis: International 3800
Engine: DTA360 / MT643
Rated Cap: 7 Row Handicap
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Says Allison transmission, which model of Allison transmission?

Do you have paperwork to support claims of new parts?

Thank you,

William

also looks like a right chore to drive in the winter since all the heaters and defrosters are removed....
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Old 06-27-2022, 06:19 PM   #7
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Allison 2000, would you like to see the work order/receipt?

I could send receipts for batteries and starter as well.

Thanks
Eli
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Old 06-27-2022, 06:24 PM   #8
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Says Allison transmission, which model of Allison transmission?

Do you have paperwork to support claims of new parts?

Thank you,

William

Allison 2000, would you like to see the work order/receipt?

I could send receipts for batteries and starter as well.

Thanks
Eli
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Old 06-29-2022, 09:36 PM   #9
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Year: 2000
Coachwork: Thomas
Chassis: MVP/ER
Engine: Cat3126B 230hp
Rated Cap: 48
Good to hear it is a 3126 instead of C7. Allison 2000 is also a good tranny.what ids the horsepower rating on the 3126?
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