For Sale: 2004 Thomas Safety Liner HD – 80-85% done. Livable
This bus has a MBE 906 Mercedes Benz Diesel engine, Allison 3060 transmission, not yet unlocked for 6th gear and governed to 62 mph right now. 105K miles.
The tires are just fair. The Bus is registered as and RV in Vermont, and comes with plates and stickers
I only drove it any distance just once, from Manasas, VA, where I bought it at auction, to SE Georgia, where it is now. The bus ran perfectly at the time, although there is a “check engine light” that’s on all the time. I was assured by the school district, and a dear friend who’s a great mechanic (unlike me, who is no mechanic at all) that it’s likely a computer thing.
For insulation and security reasons, the bus has been fully skinned with steel and two RV windows have been installed. The passenger door is disabled and the side emergency exit has been extended with steps installed for mid bus entry and exit.
The floor has been fully treated (there was minimal rust) with 3 coats of Rustoleum and 3/8” plywood, and a linoleum floor. The interior is insulated with 1” polyiso, except in the rear sleeping area, which is 2” insulated.
The electrical system works perfectly for shore power and battery (DC and inverted AC), and 3 190 AH AGM batteries. and I’ll include parts installed separately. There are 3 385 watt solar panels and a controller and remote not yet installed, but included with the bus.
There’s a Pioneer Air Conditioner WYS012A-19 Wall Mount Ductless Inverter+ Mini Split Heat Pump, 12000 BTU-110/120V installed which works perfectly.
Other gear installed:
2 X 100 gallon water tanks (fresh in bus, grey under bus)
1 Dometic toilet and 47 gallon black tank
18” stainless steel sink
Propane Stove and Heater(portable, not installed)
32” TCL Roku TV
Various AC and DC outlets
Still to do:
Finish the front/driver/passenger door area. ( I left all this alone because I had a radical shower idea that never ended up happening)
Install Solar Panels
Install water heater (included, but still in box)
Fix passenger side where black tank and battery box were installed.
I’m selling this bus because I’m moving back to Thailand.
The bus is priced almost exclusively based on the value of the actual components (excluding any wood or paint) with only the labor costs for the welding on the door and RV windows factored in.