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Old 06-22-2015, 02:43 PM   #1
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Non-affiliated buses for sale - thread

I thought I'd borrow an idea from a car forum and start a thread for non-affiliated bus listings. Anything's fair game as long as it's a 3rd party bus for sale (dealer or private seller). So whatever you find on CL, Govdeals, ebay, whatever, feel free to post it here!

I'll start with one I found on Govdeals. Not much information on the drivetrain or condition but I haven't seen too many RE buses with that side wheelchair door in the middle like that.

2005 Blue Bird All American/All Canadian - GovDeals.com

1990 Thomas pusher with a Cat 3208, relisted but the first time on the block bids were up to almost $4,000

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Cheapest Safetliner C2 I've seen yet. Not sure how ideal they would be for a skoolie platform though

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Old 06-22-2015, 03:23 PM   #2
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94 International - 66 pass
https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/5086843813.html
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Old 06-24-2015, 11:36 PM   #3
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2001 Freightliner Thomas medium length bus. This might make a good toy hauler conversion with the wheelchair door in the back. No idea if the MB 906 engine is good or not.

2004 Freightliner with Thomas Body - GovDeals.com
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Old 06-25-2015, 12:55 PM   #4
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Some agency in Maryland has a bunch of these for sale. 30 passenger International shuttle buses with the DT466. They're all apparently listed as non-running but I'd be curious to see what that means. There isn't many details on the overal condition of each bus.

2004 International 3200 - 30 Passenger Bus - GovDeals.com
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Old 07-12-2015, 11:24 AM   #5
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This would be a nice base for a conversion but $15K is way too much for a '95 with coolant leaks and other issues

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This would be a nice base for a conversion but $15K is way too much for a '95 with coolant leaks and other issues

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Old 07-12-2015, 03:18 PM   #7
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I'd be telling them to.....
Seriously, I can't figure out why they would think that is a good price.

To continue with the trend of overpriced prison buses, here's a real gem. 2006 Bluebird AA RE with the Cat C7. "Minor cosmetic damage" "164,00 miles"

So what is the price? $70,000. That's right. SEVENTY THOUSAND!!

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Old 07-12-2015, 05:35 PM   #8
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not a skoolie, but it might work for someone.....
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...99&acctid=2121
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not a skoolie, but it might work for someone.....
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...99&acctid=2121
Looks like it already has a lot of the things necessary for an RV conversion and the 7.3 is a defenite plus. The condition doesn't exactly scream reassuring though.
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Old 07-12-2015, 08:52 PM   #10
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Some of you need to realize what buses cost new.

Anything that can still be run as a bus to make money is still worth good money.

Just for reference, Dog nose full size chassis buses start at $85,000 new for a basic bus with no nice options.

Price of a flat nose Am Tran 300 with a DT466 at 300hp, retarder, Alison 3000 series trans, ect, and your at $145,000.

All the buses we buy here for our conversions are basically wore out junk, sold at scrap metal prices.

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Old 07-15-2015, 05:22 PM   #11
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roof raised, driver door, mid door,
in a previous posting of an ad it said it had a 13 speed manual
$14000
check it out though, its cool!
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Old 07-18-2015, 06:37 AM   #12
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Bunch of RTD buses about to hit the auction block this Wednesday here in Denver.

Don't quote me, but these Orion V's tend to sell in the $1500-$2500 price range.

Word of caution, don't buy these sight unseen. Some are okay, some are really rough, and mileage doesn't seem to be the indicator of condition. I would definitely go to the Auction's physical site, kick the tires, see if you can hear them run, etc.

10.8 liters HAS to have great fuel mileage, lol. I don't know what their top speed/cruising RPMs look like, but I see them on the highway all the time. They'll do at least 55, probably governed around 62mph, but they're not the planetary-driven buses like the mall rides use (max out around 40mph).

If you give this a shot, good luck to you!

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Not a bus but still bad ass

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Old 07-22-2015, 07:56 PM   #14
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Check out this 65 chevy converted skoolie on craigslist

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1999 international 54 passenger bus for sale from a bus contractor. Just taken out of service, due to age. Good condition and low mileage (133,000). Hardly any rust or damage, good interior. $2500 or best offer
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Are you selling it? Or did ya forget the link?
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It's being sold by the company that I work for.
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Old 07-27-2015, 03:48 PM   #18
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Just found out that the price was lowered on the bus that I mentioned earlier. The asking price is now $2000. I found the link to it on craigslist.
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I have personally driven this bus, and it really is in good shape.
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Old 07-27-2015, 10:52 PM   #19
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Here's a Gillig conversion for sale.
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Pretty pricey for what it is. And its got the Cat 3208.
For the asking price, I'd think the tires shoudn't need to be replaced.
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