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Author Topic: Just bought a 4104 and looking for some info  (Read 615 times)
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« on: May 28, 2014, 06:15:27 PM »

I have officially caught the bus bug! I know there is somebody out there in forum that is trying to track down ol GMC 4104's. I just purchased number 4787 from a nice old couple in Yuma AZ. It has been converted but needs some work, and will forever need work as long as it rolls. I'm quickly realizing maintenance is a full time job. She runs great and any information or history anybody has would be greatly appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2014, 06:29:14 PM »

need any of this stuff:

http://www.viewrvs.com/bus-conversion/gmc/documentation/GM_PD4104_maintenance_5818.pdf


http://www.viewrvs.com/bus-conversion/gmc/documentation/GM_PD4104_operating_manual.pdf


http://www.viewrvs.com/bus-conversion/gmc/documentation/GM_PD4104_parts_book_X-154025.pdf
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2014, 07:38:07 PM »

Is costalotta the name on the bus?  If so, i have seen that bus many times during the winters. Looked like maybe it hadn't been moved for awhile?
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2014, 10:43:52 PM »

NAME?? -

FYI, PD4104-4787 was part of a 84-bus order for Western Greyhound Lines, HQ'd in San Francisco, CA.  This order was delivered between May and July of 1960, and your coach's original fleet number was P-7614.

FWIW & HTH. . .

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PS:  Please take a couple of minutes to edit your forum profile with at least a signature line similar to mine below.  Simply click on the Profile tab above, when the next window pops open, click on Forum Profile Info in the LH menu and follow the prompts.  By doing so, it will better help us help you with sources for parts and service, plus you might discover you've got a fellow busnut nearby!
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2014, 05:24:34 AM »

Thanks guys, And yes Ed costalotta is the name of the bus and it hadn't been moved for about three years. Fired right up though when I took it for a test drive.

RJ thanks for the history.
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2014, 11:40:03 AM »

So it looks like you are somewhere in Yuma?  In town or out in the Foothills?
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2014, 12:35:24 PM »

In the foothills Ed. Give me a shout some time and Ill give you the tour.
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« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2014, 01:53:07 PM »

That is a good name for a bus cost a lotta of green backs to keep it going Roll Eyes
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2014, 07:08:22 PM »

We will be back in the Foothills on 53rd Lane about mid Oct.   Smiley
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