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Old 05-07-2021, 12:33 AM   #6081
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OK, so why pay $5-15k for an old school bus sold because it was worn out and getting ready to need expensive repairs with 200+k miles and then spend 1-3 years and another $5k-30k to end with a motorhome that is really heavy, smaller, gets poor mileage, subject to rust, has leaky windows, no passenger seat and costs a fortune to maintain?



When you can just buy something like this one just posted on CL, $10k for 28ft motorhome with 20k miles on it and then spend the next 1-3 years traveling and living in it.



As my grand father used to say. Put your money where your mouth is

I'm in Florida and want to spend this summer road triping with my kids.
Find me a nice rig for under 10k please.

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Old 05-07-2021, 01:25 AM   #6082
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As my grand father used to say. Put your money where your mouth is

I'm in Florida and want to spend this summer road triping with my kids.
Find me a nice rig for under 10k please.
I note over the last 6 months anything under $10k is sold within a week, so this one might be gone already..
This is just too easy. The box truck was only $2500 for the DIYer.

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Old 05-07-2021, 01:42 AM   #6083
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Here, let's see if I can make AB happy with a school bus posting..you know for someone who wants to make a real BIG mistake...there are plenty of others for sale, i usually only post ones I think are good deals.
$1500 for a 1967 school bus

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Old 05-07-2021, 08:21 AM   #6084
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IF anyone is interested in the Dog Nose Style. I would imagine all the ones that run go for about $5-6k apiece. We will see.

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Old 05-07-2021, 12:46 PM   #6085
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I note over the last 6 months anything under $10k is sold within a week, so this one might be gone already..

This is just too easy. The box truck was only $2500 for the DIYer.



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You still not addressing my question.
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Old 05-10-2021, 10:15 PM   #6086
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Done living the life? Or reality check?
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Old 05-11-2021, 07:52 AM   #6087
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Done living the life? Or reality check?
That's a lot of bus to be moved by a 5.9 with a 545.
They built a "mansion" on a molehill.
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Old 05-12-2021, 11:26 AM   #6088
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Some people must be high on drugs when they make a listing...
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Old 05-12-2021, 11:58 AM   #6089
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Some people must be high on drugs when they make a listing...
We've seen $50,000 skoolies before, but this is easily the farthest from being worth that much I've ever seen. Even the bogus $12,345 price is way too much.
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Old 05-12-2021, 12:07 PM   #6090
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We've seen $50,000 skoolies before, but this is easily the farthest from being worth that much I've ever seen. Even the bogus $12,345 price is way too much.
To top it off, its a 2008 diesel. Free would be too expensive for me.
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Old 05-12-2021, 01:44 PM   #6091
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77.50” Interior height
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Allison MT643

$5,500 OBO

I know how some feel about the Cat engines. Not sure how good a deal it is just considering the age and mileage already. Being a desert bus is a plus though.

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Worth the 5K? I'm sort of hovering around weather or not the 3116 is worth it at this listed mileage. Does anyone know at about this year and mileage what the condition may be like while being a desert bus. I've search the forums a quite a bit and it seems like it is a good engine if it dose not need new injectors.
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Old 05-12-2021, 02:28 PM   #6092
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Worth the 5K? I'm sort of hovering around weather or not the 3116 is worth it at this listed mileage. Does anyone know at about this year and mileage what the condition may be like while being a desert bus. I've search the forums a quite a bit and it seems like it is a good engine if it dose not need new injectors.
Being a desert bus is GOOD - unless you enjoy rust remediation. I don't know about the engine or the mileage, but everything else looks pretty good and five grand is not a lot in the current market.
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Old 05-15-2021, 07:45 AM   #6093
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a real clean 85 BBAA in Craig CO.
Wish it were closer I'd snap it up.

https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...7&acctid=16413



anyone in CO feel like driving a bus to FL? lol
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Old 05-16-2021, 11:53 AM   #6094
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Seems a bargain compared to the home built conversions selling for big bucks these days. that's a real class 8 drivetrain in there!
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Old 05-16-2021, 06:17 PM   #6095
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I'm pretty sure things are not going to go as smoothly as you are planning.
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Old 05-17-2021, 06:05 AM   #6096
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I'm pretty sure things are not going to go as smoothly as you are planning.
Who what where?
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Old 05-17-2021, 06:37 AM   #6097
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Good morning everyone. Looking for some advice on some available buses at M and M Salvage in VA. They have an excel sheet located at the below link.
I am looking for a pusher with 75+ seats. Lots to choose from it looks like that are reasonable priced. I'm about 4 hours away, trying to narrow down my options before I drive up for a look.
Thanks!

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Some sweet 7-window, high-ceiling Internationals with p-pump (I think) DT466s and MD3060s (also I think?) on govdeals: https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...1&acctid=19243

LA buses so no rust, high mileage (~350K).
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Some sweet 7-window, high-ceiling Internationals with p-pump (I think) DT466s and MD3060s (also I think?) on govdeals: https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...1&acctid=19243

LA buses so no rust, high mileage (~350K).
Those do look nice...but with that shifter handle could they have the 3060? I'm not questioning you...I truly don't know and tend to look for the pushbuttons. Can a 3060 and a shifter coexist?
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Those do look nice...but with that shifter handle could they have the 3060? I'm not questioning you...I truly don't know and tend to look for the pushbuttons. Can a 3060 and a shifter coexist?
YEs some districts ordered their 3060's with t-handles.
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