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Old 10-12-2019, 08:42 AM   #21
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+1 on interested in seats if you arent too far of a drive from ohio.. (since I keep all my busses with seats and dont convert)



great looking bus.. the HDX is one of my favorite platforms.. they are tried and true..



the windows should open but most likely are stuck because they were never opened, seeing as the bus has air conditioning..

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Old 10-12-2019, 10:50 AM   #22
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Does anybody know of a use for seats like this, or are they just something to be tossed in the dumpster.


where are you located? - some of those seats would be useful for me if there was a practical way of getting them to me
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Old 10-12-2019, 11:30 AM   #23
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It is really amazing. And a lot better than the last bus I looked at, which was from Virginia and would have cost more.

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Old 10-12-2019, 11:35 AM   #24
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It is really amazing. And a lot better than the last bus I looked at, which was from Virginia and would have cost more.

Where are you at? This where a filled out profile would help.
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Old 10-12-2019, 11:43 AM   #25
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I am in the process of picking up the bus which is in remote SE Colorado. I am based in SE Wisconsin.
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Old 10-12-2019, 12:11 PM   #26
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I was seeing a lot of engine compartments that looked like this, even in the Southeast. This is a shot of a bus I looked at in central Virginia.
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Old 10-12-2019, 12:24 PM   #27
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where are you located? - some of those seats would be useful for me if there was a practical way of getting them to me
The seats are presently in Colorado. I could bring them to the Midwest, SE Wisconsin to be specific. I am thinking of either unbolting them and stacking them in the back of the bus or selling them to a scrap metal dealer in Colorado. As I drive the bus back to WI on 60 day temporary plates, I thought I should do everything I can to Be as much like an RV as possible as I have no bus endorsement or classification on my license.
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Old 10-12-2019, 12:29 PM   #28
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love the seats - too bad they are so far away - freight costs would be too great
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Old 10-12-2019, 01:03 PM   #29
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+1 on interested in seats if you arent too far of a drive from ohio.. (since I keep all my busses with seats and dont convert)



great looking bus.. the HDX is one of my favorite platforms.. they are tried and true..



the windows should open but most likely are stuck because they were never opened, seeing as the bus has air conditioning..
Lake Geneva Wisconsin, where I am based, is about 440 miles from Columbus. Let me know if you are seriously interested in the seats. It might influence my decision as to whether I leave them in Colorado or transport them home.
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Old 10-12-2019, 01:11 PM   #30
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The seats are presently in Colorado. I could bring them to the Midwest, SE Wisconsin to be specific. I am thinking of either unbolting them and stacking them in the back of the bus or selling them to a scrap metal dealer in Colorado. As I drive the bus back to WI on 60 day temporary plates, I thought I should do everything I can to Be as much like an RV as possible as I have no bus endorsement or classification on my license.
Sweet bus! Don't drive with them unbolted. They could be seriously dangerous in a fast stop.
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Old 10-12-2019, 01:53 PM   #31
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Sweet bus! Don't drive with them unbolted. They could be seriously dangerous in a fast stop.
I would certainly strap them down with a sufficiently’s stout cargo ratchet strap
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Old 10-12-2019, 10:03 PM   #32
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I was seeing a lot of engine compartments that looked like this, even in the Southeast. This is a shot of a bus I looked at in central Virginia.
I live in the southeast and have bought 3 buses here. Never seen an engine that rusty.
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Old 10-12-2019, 10:24 PM   #33
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Sweet bus! Don't drive with them unbolted. They could be seriously dangerous in a fast stop.
Absolutely!

I was in an accident a few years ago. I had a 40# bag of dog food at the very back of my pickup bed. When I crashed the bag of dog food can through the back window and snapped the headrest off of the front seat.

Several years ago I bought some parts and pieces out of a wrecked class A RV. When I got there to pick up the parts I got a good look the RV. The passenger seat was nowhere to be seen and the couch was protruding about two feet out of the passenger side windshield.

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Old 10-12-2019, 10:53 PM   #34
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I live in the southeast and have bought 3 buses here. Never seen an engine that rusty.
This one was at a dealer in Ruckersville Virginia with a Virginia title. Maybe Virginia shouldn’t be considered part of the southeast, but more the mid Atlantic. In any case he could’ve gotten it elsewhere. They have around 100 buses on hand right now.

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Old 10-12-2019, 11:26 PM   #35
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This one was at a dealer in Ruckersville Virginia with a Virginia title. Maybe Virginia shouldn’t be considered part of the southeast, but more the mid Atlantic. In any case he could’ve gotten it elsewhere. They have around 100 buses on hand right now.

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Parts of VA have serious rust issues.
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Old 10-16-2019, 06:43 PM   #36
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Nice find in that bus. Great power plant and fixing the air shouldn’t be too difficult. Disconnect the clutch power to keep it from cycling before you drive far So you don’t cause serious (expensive) damage.
Those are very nice seats. They look to be in good condition. I would be interested in 5 rows of those seats. My old Skoolies are quite ya know old. I could make it to Wisconsin, sometime.
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Old 10-16-2019, 08:48 PM   #37
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where are you located? - some of those seats would be useful for me if there was a practical way of getting them to me
I just bought 3 seats that look exactly like those ones - recently recovered the guy said, then the bus wound up on it's side - the guy I bought the seats from bought the bus for it's drive train for the bus he is converting - paid $20 ea
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:20 PM   #38
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It's official. I've taken the plunge.

So come on everyone, I know everybody is dieing to know.
Do I have to be the one to ask?
What exactly would someone have to shell out for a sweet platform like this?
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Old 10-16-2019, 11:14 PM   #39
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It's a beautiful bus. Congratulations!
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Old 10-17-2019, 02:04 AM   #40
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That’s a nice catch for sure! I’d be in for a couple seats but shipping prices them out.
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