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Old 05-25-2018, 03:53 PM   #61
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Old 05-31-2018, 02:02 PM   #62
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I have a really well maintained, mechanically sound. conventional (64 passenger?) ward Bus. around 34' long 10' high 74 inch ceiling to floor. that I would consider selling. I am in white salmon washington, It came from lewiston idaho school district, no rust. runs great, They have exelent mechanics up there. you could take her to florida right now with confidence. around 176000 on a dt466 with a 643 transmission. I did my research and looked quite a while before I picked this bus up. I figure I wont get to a conversion for at least a couple of years so I would be willing to sell her for 4500.00. provided I dont have to deal with a bunch of drama. I have not done a thing to her other than drive her back from lewiston and start her every couple of weeks. This was an events and backup bus. super clean engine and undercarriage. If you are interested you can email me at noah.hubbard@gmail.com

You sound pretty well informed so I thought I would respond to your post. I would be happy to take the time to send pictures and more details and set up a test drive ect. however, please only contact me if you are serious about purchasing a bus and have cash available. I would post it on craigslist if I needed to sell it and/or wanted to deal with time vampires. whatever you do good luck to you. cheers. Noah hubbard.
We are definitely interested. We emailed you just a minute ago, sorry for the late response
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Old 06-01-2018, 12:48 PM   #63
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Well we tried to be patient while looking for a specific bus, but apparently that was too specific. Since we now need a bus ASAP, in order to be able to insulate it before winter, we are now looking for a bus that meets the following requirements.

Anywhere from 1990 to 2003
Anywhere from 9 to 12 window
DT466 or Cummins 8.3
Less than 200k miles
Less than 8000 hours
MT643 or Allison 2000/2500/3000 tranny
Little to no rust
Located in the pacific northwest
Less than $5000

Please feel free to say something if you think these requirements are too specific.

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541-660-9801 ...... call this number this guy will more than likely have exactly what you are looking for in your range. He is located in oregon.
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Old 06-01-2018, 01:28 PM   #64
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541-660-9801 ...... call this number this guy will more than likely have exactly what you are looking for in your range. He is located in oregon.
Thanks for helping! First i have to ask you a couple questions about this person. What is this person's name? Also, is this a dealer, private seller, or just a person with some buses?
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Old 06-01-2018, 01:39 PM   #65
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Old 06-01-2018, 03:07 PM   #66
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Wolf Creek Motors - 440 Old Highway 99 S, Wolf Creek, OR
We found those guys on craigslist and was very happy to hear about them. We called them a few weeks ago and they said that they unfortunately didnt have any conventional diesels at that time. I'll give them another call either today or monday tho.
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Old 06-01-2018, 05:53 PM   #67
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We just talked to harlows bus sales, they said someone just bought every single bus they had with the 466 engine/air brakes combo. We weren't able to get in contact with wolf creek motors today but we will try again on monday.

Also, due to time constraints, we are now open to RE (pusher) buses.
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Old 06-01-2018, 10:40 PM   #68
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We just talked to harlows bus sales, they said someone just bought every single bus they had with the 466 engine/air brakes combo. We weren't able to get in contact with wolf creek motors today but we will try again on monday.

Also, due to time constraints, we are now open to RE (pusher) buses.
Exporters LOVE the 466.
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Old 06-01-2018, 11:26 PM   #69
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The folks at Wolf Creek Motors are actually contacting me right now, at 9:00 pm on a Friday night. That just blows my mind. They said if they don't have a bus that fits our needs they are willing to help us find one. These people are much more helpful than anyone else we have called. And working with us after work hours like that is really impressive to say the least. It's really too early to say, but so far, I would recommend these guys to anyone looking for a bus.
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Old 06-02-2018, 09:52 AM   #70
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The folks at Wolf Creek Motors are actually contacting me right now, at 9:00 pm on a Friday night. That just blows my mind. They said if they don't have a bus that fits our needs they are willing to help us find one. These people are much more helpful than anyone else we have called. And working with us after work hours like that is really impressive to say the least. It's really too early to say, but so far, I would recommend these guys to anyone looking for a bus.

He will help you for a profit! hate to say it but he was bidding on all the same buses I was for a long time. Finally got lucky as he was bidding on some other buses from the same school district that closed at the same time. username on publicsurplus is k.kooter@yahoo.com. username on govdeals is something like K*****************m. he sources his buses from the same place you are looking. don't give up. I look every morning for you. a good deal is out there somewhere!
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Old 06-02-2018, 09:59 AM   #71
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The folks at Wolf Creek Motors are actually contacting me right now, at 9:00 pm on a Friday night. That just blows my mind. They said if they don't have a bus that fits our needs they are willing to help us find one. These people are much more helpful than anyone else we have called. And working with us after work hours like that is really impressive to say the least. It's really too early to say, but so far, I would recommend these guys to anyone looking for a bus.
Yeah, they'll buy you a bus at an auction. The same bus you could buy. But they'll make it convenient and only charge you 2 or 3 times what the bus cost.
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:06 AM   #72
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price is a bit high, but thought you'd like to see.

do you facebook? join that group in the link. I asked the engine details on another skoolie for sale. hopefully it'll be what you are looking for
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:12 AM   #73
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:15 AM   #74
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Yeah, they'll buy you a bus at an auction. The same bus you could buy. But they'll make it convenient and only charge you 2 or 3 times what the bus cost.
Idk.... I've seen some basic buses go for 7500+ recently on auction. Plus we told wolf creek motors that we only have about a 4k budget. So if they do decide to charge us 2-3 times, we cant afford it lol
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:28 AM   #76
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Nice! Thats a good looking bus! Says june 6th is the end of the bid, Idk if we can make it down there in time to inspect it, never know tho. That's the best affordable bus we've seen so far, just wish it was a tad closer. Great find, thanks Rovobay!
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:34 AM   #77
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price is a bit high, but thought you'd like to see.

do you facebook? join that group in the link. I asked the engine details on another skoolie for sale. hopefully it'll be what you are looking for
When I go to that address it says link is broken or don't have permission to view the page
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:49 AM   #78
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When I go to that address it says link is broken or don't have permission to view the page

It is a closed group I guess. I just joined a few days ago. try this to join. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1686420784969420/


"Pacific Northwest Skoolie Converters" is the group name if the link doesn't work
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Old 06-04-2018, 01:09 PM   #79
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We just listed ours on portland craigslist and here- looks to be almost exactly what you're looking for
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my phone took a swim so im a few days out on being able to email pictures.
here is the link to the auction where I won the bus. I thought the folks on here might be able to answer questions or may have some helpful comments.

the listing does not state it but she has a DT643 transmission. As far as condition She is nothing fancy but I would feel confident setting out for florida with her as is.


whatever you decide on. you will not regret taking the time and doing the research necessary to get the right bus. cheers!

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