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Author Topic: Window molding for1980 H8H649  (Read 1033 times)
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« on: September 18, 2012, 02:40:41 PM »

Hello all I have a 1980 H8H649 I have been told its the same as a 4905a what i am looking for is the channel molding and weather strip for the sliding window on the drivers side. Does anyone have any advise
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 07:15:53 PM »

Name???

Call Luke @ US Coach in NJ. 1-888-262-2434 between 9-5.

FWIW & HTH. . .

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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 09:05:28 PM »

Thanks for your help. I tried to post a photo and update my profile but cant seem to get my photo up. lol
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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2012, 05:56:45 PM »

I got all my slider moulding--- both the surround and sliding felt for my 4106 from Luke. I got my "D" window moulding from Peninsula Glass.

Hope this helps
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2012, 09:14:16 PM »

Thanks alot I called Luke and looks like we will be putting a order in .
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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2012, 03:36:44 PM »

Mark:  What is the serial number of your bus?  My first bus was a 1980 h8h also... number 175.  If I remember correctly there were only 225 made that final year.  Mine had lots of problems and I ended up having to see it (give it away) to a guy that wanted it only for parts. 

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« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2012, 04:39:56 PM »

My number is 009 of 225
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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2012, 10:36:35 PM »

My number is 009 of 225

Mark -

FYI, H8H649-009 was delivered new as fleet number H-802 in March of 1979 to Wurtsboro-Hudson Corp (dba Hudson Transit Lines), HQ'd in Mahwah, NJ.

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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2012, 12:11:43 AM »

Mark,

Interesting mine is 1979 H8H649 053, yours is a 1980? Did 009 come with a manual or automatic transmission?

Thanks,

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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2012, 08:53:25 AM »

Mine came with a manual trans but someone installed a VS2-8 automatic but it seems to have so parts missing cause you have to shut the bus off to change from foward to reverse and thats a pain in the @$#.
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« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2012, 10:58:55 AM »

I hear ya, my clutch was out of adjustment/ hard to get in gear from neutral. I had to shut down to get it in gear from neutral. Guess I had nothing to complain about at least I could get from forward to reverse without shutting down.

I was told that the H8H models came with autos so have been curious to know if mine was standard from the factory or not. There is a cutout in the bulkhead to allow the transmission pan to clear that doesn't look stock, however it's hard to believe someone one go through the trouble to outfit it with the necessary linkage and clutch to convert to standard transmission.

Sorry to hijack your tread hope your molding works out.

Thanks,

Jack
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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2012, 01:05:34 AM »

I was told that the H8H models came with autos so have been curious to know if mine was standard from the factory or not.

Jack -

According to the information included with my GM coach delivery roster is a list of 4905s that came from the factory with automatics. 

93 out of 225 H8Hs came with autos, the rest were manual gearboxes.

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« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2012, 01:45:45 AM »

Thanks RJ,

That makes more sense.

Jack
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« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2012, 11:29:01 AM »

thanks everyone for your help the molding I got from Luke at US Coach woked out well.  thanks again Mark
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