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Old 03-02-2018, 01:24 PM   #1
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Cat C7 Diesel Engine

Hello Everyone - There's an opportunity to buy a 2005 Freightliner short school bus with a Cat C7 and Allison 2000 transmission. Not the van front style. Mileage is 63,000. From my research, the transmission seems good but its hard to get a balanced view on this engine. If you look it up on the web under "problems with", there area lot of negative opinions. From those on this site driving a bus conversion with this engine/drivetrain, what has your experience been? "Would you say don't buy it period"? Mileage is a big positive. Thank you!
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Old 03-02-2018, 02:29 PM   #2
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Year: 1999
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Chassis: International
Engine: DT466/3060
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Most on here shy away from anything newer than an 04 due to potentially expensive electric and EGR issues.
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