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Old 05-23-2006, 02:13 PM   #1
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WTB - cummings diesel bus?

I am looking for a flat front bus with the 6 cylinder cummings turbo diesel engine and bosch injection pump. I think they were in bluebird busses like 1994 and such, but maybe other models and years too.

If anyone can point me to a bus with a good motor and trans for a decent price that would be great!


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Old 05-23-2006, 06:57 PM   #2
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Sounds like your describing my bus, a Blue Bird TC2000, mine is a 91 with a 5.9 Cummins turbo/innercooled with an AT545.

I paid $1850 2 years ago from a local new & used bus dealership.

Maybe start by looking for a bus dealer in your area, if they don’t have one ask them if they know where else to look. I see them on Ebay all the time maybe look there as well.

Good luck!
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Old 05-23-2006, 08:26 PM   #3
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i've read in more than one place that the 5.9 is an undesirable skoolie motor but let me tell you this....Phills bus has the 5.9 cummings, I have the DT360 international (which is 5.9Liters)...Phill gets almost double the fuel economy that i do, plus he is able to beat me in a drag race, he climbs hills better, and he blows my doors off on the highway by 15 or 20 mph....

I'm a convert...i'd gladly take a bus with a 5.9 cummins
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Old 05-24-2006, 12:25 AM   #4
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Don't forget the 8.3 Cummins....he didn't specify which one he wanted

Try since that is where I got my bus if you run into trouble. I KNOW they had a lot on hand. Also....don't trust the prices on the site as mine was advertised for $2000, but a $1250 check took it.
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