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Offline richard5933

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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2017, 04:15:30 PM »
Just did a little searching online - the family that ran the Super Service Bus company in NJ was Stelmaszek.

Must have really enjoyed driving a 'real' bus, as he had Custom Coach keep the OEM driver's seat (it was recovered to match the interior) and the Spicer 4-speed. Rare to find a vehicle of any type this old that is still bone stock like this one.
Richard
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1964 GM PD4106-2412 (Former Bus)
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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2017, 04:25:26 PM »
I think his bus was trimmed in seafoam green or thereabouts.
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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2017, 04:36:37 PM »
I think his bus was trimmed in seafoam green or thereabouts.

We definitely have some seafoam green on ours. The top is white with kind of a burgundy second color with seafoam highlights.
Richard
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1964 GM PD4106-2412 (Former Bus)
Located in beautiful Wisconsin
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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2017, 04:51:38 PM »
If it is the same coach, the skin should look almost perfect. They bought a lot of body skin parts from a bus company that was ridding old inventory after they stopped running GM's and replaced any boogered panels. I purchased many from his son that were left for my 4905. I think the son's name was Doug. He showed me that coach. It was in the garage and beautiful. My father really wanted to buy it to replace his 4104, but the price was to high for him at that time.The painted area was all seafoam green, my Dad's favorite color. I recall it was $80,000 back then. The first time I saw it was at a rally at Capitol Trailways in Harrisburg, Pa. Probably 30 years ago.
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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #19 on: October 25, 2017, 04:56:39 PM »
This might be not be the same coach then. It never hauled passengers and still has the original skin/paint. It is smooth though, with only a few minor door dings. Only 40k on the odometer.

Richard
1974 GMC P8M4108A-125 (Current bus)
1964 GM PD4106-2412 (totalled Sept 2017)
Located in beautiful Wisconsin
KD9GRB
Richard
1974 GMC P8M4108a-125 (Current Bus)
1964 GM PD4106-2412 (Former Bus)
Located in beautiful Wisconsin
KD9GRB

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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2017, 06:52:01 PM »
It was a conversion then, not used by Trailways; they just hosted event of bus conversion owners.
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Re: Pneumatic washer pump - repair or replace with electric?
« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2017, 07:51:32 AM »
I converted my air wipers to 2 motor electric. Controller keeps them in synch and have intermittant, low and high. Best conversion I ever did. Good Luck, TomC
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