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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:37 pm    Post subject: Need help ID'ing a bus Reply with quote

Found a few buses for sale and I know one is an older model due to the smaller back window, but not sure how old. I couldn't find a thread that described the differences in the years based on rear hatch (other than barndoor) or turn signals and such. Any help identifying these 3 buses would be appreciated. The newer ones look like they are in better shape other than a little body damage on the bright blue one.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 4:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Need help ID'ing a bus Reply with quote

Bus #1 64-67

Bus #2 59-61

Bus #3 64-67

For more info on any of the busses, take a picture of the M-code plate behind the passenger seat for bus #2 and on the fresh air vent on the passenger side for busses #1 and #3.

edit: forgot nus #2 could be a 61 too. And just noticed #2 has harps!!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice find!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bus one 64 or 65
Bus two 62
Bus three 66
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Bus two 62


where did you get that?? In 62 they had large turnsignals and brake lights. Position of the small round tail lights suggest 59 to 61.

Bus one and three could be anywhere from 64-67, what do you see to narrow it down?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just hope he gets all 3 of these back on the road or gets them to somebody that will
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I want Bus 1...btw, it looks like a 64 to me, no wiper jets?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That thing looks awesome!
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That thing looks awesome!


That's the one I'm looking at. From these pics it looks very straight and the rockers look pretty dry. I haven't been in the yard yet. I saw them from the street and called the owner. These are the pics she sent me. I know of a guy who has a bunch of late 50's double door logo'd buses, but he won't part with them. So this is my next option.

Thanks for the info. I'm checking with the owner about $ now.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Bus two 62


where did you get that?? In 62 they had large turnsignals and brake lights. Position of the small round tail lights suggest 59 to 61.

Bus one and three could be anywhere from 64-67, what do you see to narrow it down?


Your right on bus 2 my bad I thought it had fried egg turn signals.

Buss one has a push button rear hatch and church key deck lid 64 or 65

Bus three has a push button rear hatch and non church key deck lid. make it a 66 most likely.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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what do you see to narrow it down?


'67s have a flat top wheel well and '67 has a no-church-key gas door. Bus #3 has squirters.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buy all 3 if you can swing it and resell the 2 you dont want to fund the build on the keeper.
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