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Old 03-06-2011, 07:27 PM   #15
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This is a real bus...
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:28 PM   #16
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This is a real bus...
It looks like it wishes it had been born a locomotive.
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:31 PM   #17
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this looks like what that dream Machine started life as...
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:34 PM   #18
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GM FutureLiner !

Always wanted to at least see one. Owning is out of the question :~(
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:41 PM   #19
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this looks like what that dream Machine started life as...
Those GM transit buses wern't really highway vehicles due to their gearing - but if you were around them back in the day you can't forget the distinctive sound of that two stroke diesel !
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:44 PM   #20
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Was that the 2 stroke Detroit?
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:55 PM   #21
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One of those Future Liners sold at Barret Jackson a couple of years ago... That would really be something to see one of those on the road!
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Old 03-06-2011, 08:00 PM   #22
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Yes!
YouTube - Vintage Bus Exclusive! : 1956 GMC Model TDH-5106 "Old Look" 3100 On The M42 @ 42nd St & 5th Ave
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Old 03-06-2011, 09:02 PM   #23
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I think the pilot's seat must be up there.
No, I've seen other buses that are driven from a similar front lower level. Puts the side window closer to the "you want fries with that?" clerk.
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:54 PM   #25
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I'm still DREAMING you drive from the observation deck. That's the only place the rear view mirrors are attached, and the vision through the lower deck would be like this { }
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Old 03-07-2011, 08:10 AM   #26
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you have just found the original Jefferson Airplane touring bus.
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Old 03-07-2011, 12:25 PM   #27
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I remember seeing a little info once on the bus-thingie in the OP. Apparently it's homegrown, built from mostly car parts, and the steering is a terrifying bicycle-chain sort of lashup. However, it certainly has, um, charm.
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I remember seeing a little info once on the bus-thingie in the OP. Apparently it's homegrown, built from mostly car parts, and the steering is a terrifying bicycle-chain sort of lashup. However, it certainly has, um, charm.
Is that chained upstairs to the observation deck? I wonder if it has a bowling alley? Anyone remember "THE BIG BUS?"


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