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1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 #1310563 Mon May 13 2019 03:01 AM
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frogfarmer Offline OP
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Hicks Body, starts, runs,moves, 261 no smoke. Needs clutch work, and brake work. Solid desert truck. Owned for 25 yrs.
Southern Idaho 83301. phrogpharmer@aol.com

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Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1310583 Mon May 13 2019 11:44 AM
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Tiny Offline
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Neat project. Good luck with it.


Save a life, adopt a senior shelter pet.
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Name your dog Naked so you can walk Naked in the park.
Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1310601 Mon May 13 2019 02:32 PM
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frogfarmer Offline OP
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Thanks Tiny,
I used it quite a bit to haul lumber and rocks for building projects. Brought home a lot of treasures from farm auctions in it over the years. My kids loved riding around in it when they were young. It is kind of like a big suburban.
Clutch started going out and parked it. Always kept it licensed and registered to keep the city code enforcement off my back. Actually shorter than a lot of 4 door full sized pickups. Always planned to repair it and drive it some more when I retired, my plans have changed since I got my 1937 Coupe Express project.

Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1310605 Mon May 13 2019 03:07 PM
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There was once upon a time when I was looking for a project like that but now I'm too old & too broke to finish it if I even started it. If they'd stop selling my winning powerball tickets to other folks maybe I could afford it. grin


Save a life, adopt a senior shelter pet.
The three main causes of blindness: Cataracts, Politics, Religion.
Name your dog Naked so you can walk Naked in the park.
Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1311138 Sun May 19 2019 11:18 AM
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tinnerjohn Offline
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I'd love to be able to get that for the 3-4 days a week I take my Grandson to school! John

Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1311181 Sun May 19 2019 07:57 PM
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spanky Offline
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Would you be interested in selling that one original passenger seat. We need seats for a 54 model Chevrolet short bus exactly like yours. If we can get at least one from each side, we're going to try to have the other six made that we need. Thanks


Spanky Hardy
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Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1311260 Mon May 20 2019 03:07 PM
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frogfarmer Offline OP
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I want to keep the seat with the bus. I gave one seat away years ago. I'll check the boneyard to see if a couple of seat frames are still there.

Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1311264 Mon May 20 2019 03:19 PM
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tclederman Offline
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Hello, spanky,

You might want to call Leon’s near Culpeper, VA about seats. He might be willing to ship them to you?

Google listing for Leon’s listing. I cannot get his website or Facebook link to work.

Good Luck,


Tim
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1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 48 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: 1948 Chev 1 Ton Short School Bus --$9000 [Re: frogfarmer] #1311270 Mon May 20 2019 03:38 PM
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Mike B Offline
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I've never known Leon's to pull any parts or do any shipping...you pull the parts and he collects the cash.

He now has a sign that says there's a $25.00 fee for "lookers"...

Mike B smile


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