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Old 01-11-2017, 06:09 PM   #1
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:29 PM   #2
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That bus have a snorkle?!?!

How could he even see the road??????
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:38 PM   #3
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:03 PM   #4
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:53 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by dalez View Post
That bus have a snorkle?!?!

How could he even see the road??????
If it's a rear engine, the intake is up around the height of the top half of the windows, so yeah, kinda had a snorkel.

As far as seeing the road though, your guess is as good as mine. Haha
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Old 01-12-2017, 04:10 AM   #6
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The placement of the door tells me it is a Type 'D' bus.

The location of the bus tells me with 99% certainty that it is an RE bus.

As it was noted before, RE buses have air intakes usually pretty high. Most are above the top window rail.

It was a dumb thing to do for the first bus. For the second one to cross through there it was almost criminally stupid.
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Old 01-12-2017, 06:51 AM   #7
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They are lucky the bus did not start to float.
If rear engine, the front could easily float and then you are head where the water is headed.
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