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Old 03-21-2018, 01:41 PM   #1
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For Sale 1978 MCI Bus Conversion

Located in Jefferson Texas near Shreveport, LA

1978 MCI MC-8 Converted Bus/Mobile home/Tiny house/Motorhome

-Granite countertops with a flush deep double sink mounted on antishock rubber
-LP 4 burner stove w/oven and broiler (apartment size)
-Stainless Refridgerator w/freezer
-Free standing kitchen table can be moved to couch area or out of the way against the wall
-Built-in entertainment center can house your flat screen TV, DVD, Surround Sound and Decore
-Residential toilet just like home
-30"x30" custom shower with 6' 2" of headroom and 3 shelve tower
-Matching granite bathroom countertop with nice flush mount sink
-Comfortably sleeps 3 Adults, 2 Kids NOT including the couch that could be converted to an additional bed
-Front of Bus has a twin bed and 2 bunks, Rear of bus has Queen bed in Master bedroom
-15000 BTU Gree Air conditioner
-Sheet Vinyl Flooring thought
-10 Gallon Electric water heater
-Heated under plumbing area
-Heat taped and wrapped water hose
-30' Double ended service cord for 50 Amp service
-All plumbing by-passes tanks to sewer for maintenance free park service
-3 Thru compartments under the bus for plenty of storage

YouTube video, Craigslist classified link and email address below.

Asking $18,500. Email- (Sorry, No "S" in Conversion)

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Old 04-15-2018, 02:02 PM   #2
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need pictures. please post. what is price?
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Old 04-15-2018, 02:18 PM   #3
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Year: 1999
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Chassis: International
Engine: DT466/3060
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Don't see any mention of insulation, was this strip and insulate process done?
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Old 04-15-2018, 08:14 PM   #4
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Here is an updated CL link with pictures-

As for as the insulation. After purchasing the bus we gutted the back half to rearrange the bathroom and master bedroom.
We stripped the ceiling of the fiberglass insulation, added 3/4" foam strips against the roof to provide an air gap, 1" foam insulation w/ foil facing the roof only. The first piece of 1" insulation was flush with the metal roof frame. We then added a second piece of 1" insulation across the metal frame of the ceiling. We screwed the original metal panels to the roof frame through the 1" insulation. This gives a total of R-12 in the ceiling, not including the benefits of the foil reflectivity.
One foot down the side of the ceiling, due to the contour, we used two 1/2" pieces of the styrofoam type insulation. While this insulation has more flex it gives slightly less of an r-value. I have cut luan to trim this 1' area since the original panels don't cover this area. But they haven't been installed yet.

For the walls, we removed the seat rails, cosmetic panel, and A/C louvers but didn't drill the rivets to remove the inner panel or insulation. Instead, we used 1x2's horizontal at the bottom and top of the wall to provide a stud to screw the wall covering and add an air gap. We then added 2" of foam board and luan as a wall covering. This has been done to the back half of the driver's side but the passenger side has only been stripped.

The front half of the bus is "as it was" when I purchased it with only the original insulation.

The price is $18,500. This is far less than I have invested in the bus, but due to the work that still needs to be completed, I am flexible on the price and open to offers.
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