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Old 08-02-2016, 07:42 AM   #15
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Did you purchase the Mci mc5 bus? I almost went to look at that bus but Waited too long. It sold several weeks ago.
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Old 11-10-2016, 01:11 PM   #16
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I am considering the purchase of a 1975 MCI MC5B. It was converted in the early 90s. It is a beautiful bus. My only concern is the engine. It is a detroit diesel 8V71. From the research I have done it seems like that engine is noisy, uses lots of oil and lacks power for climbing hills. We are wanting an RV that we will be comfortable with taking anywhere in the country.

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Hi S,Bearnett, I hope you got the bus, I just bought one here in canada, its a yes 1969 Converted in Texas in 1975, I have the 892ta in it and lok the power, As far as tyhe 871, they run and run, I have worked with many of them, They are a good motor,
this 892 ta is rated at 450 hp, It can be turned up to 750 I dont think thats a good idea LOL
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Old 01-31-2017, 10:18 AM   #17
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Sold our 1991 International school bus last August we had it 8yr.s. I still tear up when I see a school bus. It was a short bus,24ft.
Had the best of engines 7.3 diesel. Easy to work on engine in front.
here is a toy skollie dragster.

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Holy friggin moley on the dragster! Woah!

Am I seeing correctly the driver is up front (right side steering)? Wow, that's a trip!
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