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PassNthru 08-13-2020 02:28 PM

comments , suggestions on this bus...
 
im thinking about purchasing this bus... suggestions comments welcome...

Make: Microbird
Model: Ford E450
Engine Make: Ford 6.0L
Transmission: Automatic
Odometer: 113,172
Fuel Type: Diesel
Seating Capacity:

MNbusboy 08-14-2020 12:26 PM

Year is very important for getting advise. Also the 6.0 engine is not popular around here. I'm not an expert on them, just passing it on.

EastCoastCB 08-14-2020 12:27 PM

I'd rather not own a bus than have one with a ford 6.0 in a van chassis.

PassNthru 08-14-2020 12:34 PM

Ok I appreciate it. Thanku

Placeholder Bus Name 08-14-2020 03:22 PM

The 6.0L has a bad reputation due to a poor design of the crank thrust bearing being a half-moon. This can lead to 'crank walk' and engine failure, especially on manual transmission vehicles. They are have 1st gen HEUI injectors which are know for having issues and failure. Later and earlier Ford diesels have different injectors and are less likely to have issues.


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