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Offline brettpearson67

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Looking for MC-6
« on: June 11, 2019, 06:58:18 PM »
Anyone know of an MC-6 For Sale?
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2019, 08:14:39 AM »
The guy in Tenn is selling 4 =MCI 6's he is asking to much IMO
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2019, 01:43:08 PM »
There's one on Facebook, Bus Conversions for Sale
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2019, 03:47:08 PM »
The guy in Tenn is selling 4 =MCI 6's he is asking to much IMO

Any Contact Info?

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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 09:11:48 PM »
This is the one from Facebook's location
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 05:58:48 AM »
I love the MCI 6 but you need to buy 2 because parts are impossible to locate every thing was special on one from even the wheels 
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 06:22:09 AM »
25 years ago my greatest desire was an MC-6 conversion. Loved the looks. After closer looks over the years, would be the last one I would consider. Too many issues. Odd ball wheel sizes, funny looking panel designs, major issues with floor design, headroom, glare from neat looking astro windows, nobody has any parts for them, etc. I think it would be easier to take an MC-7 and change the exterior looks to appear to be an MC-6. Go somewhere that has an un converted one and walk back 3/4 of the way inside and look forward. Those rear astro lites are so short, the only benefit is sun or glare in your eyes. How do you keep them from leaking. New seals? Where from? Etc.,Etc, If you have to have one, pony up the bucks and buy one that someone poured tens of thousands into to deal with all the short comings. People do this all the time in this country. Do you want a collectors item or a conversion to enjoy by using?
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 12:33:46 PM »
25 years ago my greatest desire was an MC-6 conversion. Loved the looks. After closer looks over the years, would be the last one I would consider. Too many issues. Odd ball wheel sizes, funny looking panel designs, major issues with floor design, headroom, glare from neat looking astro windows, nobody has any parts for them, etc. I think it would be easier to take an MC-7 and change the exterior looks to appear to be an MC-6. Go somewhere that has an un converted one and walk back 3/4 of the way inside and look forward. Those rear astro lites are so short, the only benefit is sun or glare in your eyes. How do you keep them from leaking. New seals? Where from? Etc.,Etc, If you have to have one, pony up the bucks and buy one that someone poured tens of thousands into to deal with all the short comings. People do this all the time in this country. Do you want a collectors item or a conversion to enjoy by using?

I hearya, I hearya. It's just that it is such a fantastic looking bus.

My son and I are going to take a trip to Tennessee in a week or so and check out the MC-6 graveyard. Charles there says he has 25% of the '6 fleet. Plus some other types. Should be fun.
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2019, 02:10:43 PM »
I was inside a seated one for the first time last year at the annual Hershey, Pa. If I recall, the floor is funny and less interior height in rear. Like a tapered recessed isle, if I recall.
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Re: Looking for MC-6
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2019, 02:18:05 PM »
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