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$39,000
Denver
, Colorado
Skoolie8-1
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1998
$39,000

Denver
, Colorado
Diesel
143,000 Miles
Last Modified August 21, 2023

Meticulously converted and ready for the van life. I purchased this bus from the builder and used lightly for 1.5 months before receiving a new job offer in an urban location with in-person requirement (I was working remotely before and intending to travel for 1-2 years full time). The conversion is new brand-new. I’d love to find a buyer who appreciates the tiny home space as much as I have while I had it. I’ve added curtain rods, curtains, and black wire storage above the sink (can send updated photos upon request).

Engine and Base Chassis:
* 1998 Six Window Collins School Bus
* Ford cutaway chassis with dual rear wheels
* Rear passenger side lift door equipped (lift removed)
* GVWR 14050 (4600 Front, 9450 Rear)
* Estimated weight 11500
* 7.3 Liter Power-Stroke Turbo Diesel
* 8-10 MPG (city) / 10-12 MPG (hwy)
* 141K Miles
* 35 Gallon Fuel Tank
* Runs well; driven from Florida in 2020 & Idaho to Colorado in 2023
* New transmission rebuild in 2023
* Front tires: 2/2 Good
* Rear tires: 3/4 fair, 1/4 new
* 23 feet long (bumper to bumper)

**NOTE** New transmission rebuild in July 2023 with 2 year, 24K mile warranty through the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) including roadside assistance nationwide, runs like new.

Conversion:
* Spacious rear living room design, sleep 3
* Entry via handicap door with folding 3 step RV stairs
* Built in 72 inch couch with storage underneath
* Front full size bed with new trifold mattress
* 74 inch headroom, no ducking for modest height folks
* White beadboard Tongue & Groove ceiling
* 12V LED dimmable lights
* Rigid Foam Insulation: 1″ in floor & ceiling / 1.75″ in walls
* Unique handmade cordwood flooring
* 1925 refurbished farmhouse sink & drainboard
* Brass countertops with small folding extension or table
* 30 Gallon freshwater tank with standard RV water hookups
* 30 Gallon gray water tank
* 4 Gallon electric water heater; Runs off inverter or shore power
* RV 12V water pump
* Simple composting toilet with powered vent
* Shower and wet bath
* Vintage steel lockers for closet and storage
* Beech and Oak cabinetry in kitchen and above bed
* Dorm size refrigerator with small freezer compartment
* Window Air Conditioner in back
* MaxxFan Deluxe 5100K bidirectional roof vent fan
* 30 Amp standard RV twist lock plug
* 30 Amp RV power distribution breaker/fuse/charger panel
* 1500W (3000W peak) pure sine wave inverter
* Auto 30 Amp RV transfer switch for Inverter/Shore Power
* GFI 20 amp plug in kitchen and outside
* 540W solar power (2×270) rooftop panels in series (max, 9A at 60v)
* MPPT 40A Solar Charge Controller
* Voltage Sensitive Relay (VSR) between starter and house batteries
* House batteries: 2 x 6 volt, 235 Amp hours, GC deep cycle (2 years old)
* Battery box has room for 2 more house batteries
* House batteries charged by converter (shore power), solar panels, or running engine
* Backup camera which also can also be used for rear view mirror
* Rear outdoor flood lights

Legal:
* Currently titled and insured as a Motorhome
* Currently insured through State Farm full/comprehensive – I can share the broker contact information for an easy transfer, State Farm is the best provider for Skoolie insurance and includes roadside assistance and towing, comprehensive/full coverage for $45/mo.

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