Outstanding 1978 Passenger Bus for Sale

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Bob D.
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Post by Bob D. » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:36 am

Latest post of the previous page:

LOL! A bit too much hyperbole in my post, maybe, but you know what I mean--buses are relatively cheap on the scale of "classics" or "hobby" cars (everytime I watch car auctions on TV I get a headache and/or nausea ;-) ), and for the right person a nice bus would be a fun weekend cruiser to add to their toy list. Who knows, though....
1978 7-Passenger Bus
37k miles
SOLD

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Post by hambone » Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:13 pm

Soooooo whatever happened with this?
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Post by MeyerII » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:19 pm

hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.

 
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Post by dtrumbo » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:26 pm

MeyerII wrote:
hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.

 
Except that the ad now says "Sale Pending".
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Post by VWBusrepairman » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:06 pm

dtrumbo wrote:
MeyerII wrote:
hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.

 
Except that the ad now says "Sale Pending".
That's an exceptionally nice bus that has a lot of miles left in it. Good job, Bob D.!

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Post by MeyerII » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:28 pm

dtrumbo wrote:
MeyerII wrote:
hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.

 
Except that the ad now says "Sale Pending".
I wonder if it would be rude to ask how much he got for it.

 
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Post by chitwnvw » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:11 pm

MeyerII wrote:
dtrumbo wrote:
MeyerII wrote:
hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.
Except that the ad now says "Sale Pending".
I wonder if it would be rude to ask how much he got for it.
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Post by karl » Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:42 pm

"Pending" does not mean it is sold!

I am trying to sell my house in Fresno. I accepted an offer. With the offer the buyer was supposed to give me a $500 check. The realtor put up a "pending" sign. It has been over a week now waiting for that check. Finally got ahold of the flakes today. They bought a different house. Signed contract does not mean squat without that down payment check!
Pending sign is down......

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Post by Bookwus » Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:10 am

Hiya All,

Oh.......I'll betcha it's sold.
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Post by Bob D. » Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:03 pm

The pending sale should go through tomorrow or Monday. It has been in the works a long time.

To those who think the price is high, all I can say is that I have had *many* inquiries and requests for more pics, information, etc., as well as more than one serious offer to purchase, and nobody has complained about the price.

The European buyers are particularly interested and aggressive right now, but I am determined to keep this bus in the U.S.
1978 7-Passenger Bus
37k miles
SOLD

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Post by Bob D. » Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:55 pm

The bus is sold, and going to a fantastic new owner.

Thanks to everyone for the support and interest. :-)
1978 7-Passenger Bus
37k miles
SOLD

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Post by chitwnvw » Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:09 pm

Congrats'.

I tried to ply you and get a drive around the block, but you were firm. At any rate, good luck in life. Hope it all works out.

I guess it will.

This is kind of awkward...

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Post by MeyerII » Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:24 pm

VWBusrepairman wrote:
MeyerII wrote:
hambone wrote:Soooooo whatever happened with this?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=628467

I honestly don't think its going to move at that price.

 
You may need to adjust your crystal ball a bit...
Its practically a record-breaker. It may be a record-breaker. It was only a few years ago that you'd be called insane for asking half that much.
 
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Post by Bookwus » Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:28 pm

Hiya Guys,

Seems to me if money is the primary goal of the sale, one might be interested in trying to peddle their Bus to a Brit. $20,000US buys an average Bus over there and it's a hot market.
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Post by Amskeptic » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:05 pm

Bob D. wrote:LOL! A bit too much hyperbole in my post, maybe, but you know what I mean--buses are relatively cheap on the scale of "classics" or "hobby" cars (everytime I watch car auctions on TV I get a headache and/or nausea ;-) ), and for the right person a nice bus would be a fun weekend cruiser to add to their toy list. Who knows, though....

So yeah, I was the buyer.

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Re: Outstanding 1978 Passenger Bus for Sale

Post by Jivermo » Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:35 am

Hah! Knew a bit of the BobD story, but this give a real time pic.

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