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coolbusdriver
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Canada
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Posted - 11/13/2007 :  4:38:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
with this bus you would never have to worry about a rollover.
http://sugarmtnfarm.com/blog/uploaded_images/TopsyTurvyBusSunsetDSCF3930-740384.jpg

busgeek++
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United States
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Posted - 11/13/2007 :  7:11:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Interesting concept, but if there aren't wheels on the sides, it still can be a problem.

Buses are not a way of life, they are life
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coolbusdriver
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Posted - 11/14/2007 :  04:34:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
maybe, but it is still an interesting bus. I wonder what it is like to drive?
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Steven A.Rosenow
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USA
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Posted - 11/14/2007 :  10:55:57 PM  Show Profile  Visit Steven A.Rosenow's Homepage  Send Steven A.Rosenow an AOL message  Send Steven A.Rosenow a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
I don't think the passengers would feel any safer, especially if they're dangling by the seatbelt straps!


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Buskid
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USA
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  08:29:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by coolbusdriver

I wonder what it is like to drive?


A little top-heavy?
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vabuslover
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United States
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  11:48:21 AM  Show Profile  Click to see vabuslover's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Which bus manufacturer would want to invest in something like that? If IC did that I would stay far away from it!
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bus724
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  3:58:52 PM  Show Profile  Visit bus724's Homepage  Send bus724 an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Actually looks almost like it could be an ex-Boston bus, they ran a lot of Intl/Birds with specs like that.
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Rich
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United States
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  4:00:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by the First Student guy

It is an International Blue-Bird looks like it could be from California. If you look closely, it has black warning light covers in the rear.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GA-UTjFSzU



Not even close to CA specs. The bus has a front stop arm, standard headroom, extended bumper, etc.



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Rich
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  4:16:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by the First Student guy

Yeah, I guess, but the upsidown one has a rear one.




Uhhh.... no it doesn't.
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Jake
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  4:57:48 PM  Show Profile  Visit Jake's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Rich

quote:
Originally posted by the First Student guy

Yeah, I guess, but the upsidown one has a rear one.




Uhhh.... no it doesn't.



The top one doesn't even have a stop arm mounted to it! Its only mounted on the front of the bottom one. And no, it definatly is NOT CA specs, I agree it looks like it could be Boston or someplace from the northeast.
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Lifestar Fe
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Posted - 11/15/2007 :  6:10:53 PM  Show Profile  Click to see Lifestar Fe's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
The top one does have a rear stop arm on the door side, watch the video, but it still doesnt look like California specs.

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Thomas Ford 85-16
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USA
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Posted - 11/16/2007 :  4:08:37 PM  Show Profile  Visit Thomas Ford 85-16's Homepage  Send Thomas Ford 85-16 an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Stop arms can be moved, and warning lights can be painted around, but the biggest thing that is makes it unavoidably NOT a CA bus is that it does not have high headroom windows.
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Nick
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USA
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Posted - 11/16/2007 :  8:41:20 PM  Show Profile  Send Nick an AOL message  Reply with Quote
I have a hunch that having that other school bus strapped on top of it isn't CA spec either...

IC the future, and it is bright.

Edited by - Nick on 11/16/2007 8:44:49 PM
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Lifestar Fe
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Posted - 11/17/2007 :  4:34:32 PM  Show Profile  Click to see Lifestar Fe's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
lol, actually it is a new requirment. The seats from the top bus are removed, and makes way for SUPER high headroom.

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bus724
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USA
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Posted - 11/17/2007 :  6:03:30 PM  Show Profile  Visit bus724's Homepage  Send bus724 an AOL message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Lifestar Fe

makes way for SUPER high headroom.



Oh, so THAT'S how they did it in National Lampoon's Senior Trip!
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