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Offline NutherNewbie

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4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« on: December 08, 2013, 04:39:29 PM »
Hi All,

Been lurking, don't have a bus yet, will do a formal introduction when I buy one.

I looked at PD4104-4188 this weekend.  Just wondering what the commercial history of this bus is (thanks in advance, RJ!).

Siberyd, this bus is sitting in a field near Bellingham, WA.  It's pretty much intact at this point, but I'm not sure if it would run and drive anymore (it was towed to it's present location).

-Doug

[Edit: wanted to add that this is an older conversion, in rough shape inside ]
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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2013, 09:57:22 PM »
Doug -

PD4104-4188 was delivered new in April of 1959 as fleet number 508 to Vancouver Island Coach Lines, HQ'd in Victoria, BC, Canada.  It was delivered thru GMC's Canadian Division.

FWIW & HTH. . .

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RJ Long
PD4106-2784 No More
S13406 1978 MC-5C Converted
6V71/MT-644
S14947 1980 MC-5C Shell
6V92/HT-740
Cheney WA

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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2013, 10:07:45 PM »
I got an email from the owner of this coach.  He said the engine had been rebuilt and was towed from Canada where it was previously registered.  His asking price is a lil less than scrap value for CA prices.

It might be a good deal if you are mechanically inclned. Vancouver took great care of their coaches. There are currently 4 or 5.  4104 buses still on the island as converted coaches. All from the same heritage.

Siberyd
1964 White/Carpenter 35' RE 3208 Husky Camp
1957 PD 4104-2240 Converted Siberyd

Offline gus

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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2013, 01:48:15 PM »
That must have been one of the last ones built.
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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2013, 02:07:25 PM »
No, I have #4850.

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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2013, 03:36:38 PM »
That must have been one of the last ones built.

Gus -

The last 4104 built was delivered thru GM Overseas Operations to Autobuses Anahuac in Mexico.  It's VIN was PD4104-5065.

Ted -

In case you don't know already, PD4104-4850 was delivered new as fleet number E-3292 in June of 1960 to Eastern Greyhound Lines, HQ'd in Cleveland, OH.  So you can honestly tell folk you own/drive a "Jen-U-Wine Retired Greyhound Bus!"

FWIW & HTH. . .

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RJ Long
PD4106-2784 No More
S13406 1978 MC-5C Converted
6V71/MT-644
S14947 1980 MC-5C Shell
6V92/HT-740
Cheney WA

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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2013, 12:19:41 PM »
I wonder who here has the latest one built?
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Re: 4104 History & Info for Siberyd
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2013, 01:46:12 PM »
Gus,

4104-5065 was sold to Mexico, unknown company. In the early 70's most the remaining 04's in service were sent to Costa Rica and South America. I know of 2 conversions in Mexico, but they are earlier models.

0001 & 0002 Went out of country. The oldest on my list is 0008. Got that one memorized. Youngest, will have to double check, but it is 5xxx.

Siberyd
1964 White/Carpenter 35' RE 3208 Husky Camp
1957 PD 4104-2240 Converted Siberyd