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Nick Badame Refrig/ACC
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« on: June 15, 2006, 02:52:37 PM »

102C3


DIMENSIONS 
Overall Length: 40 ft
 
Overall Width: 102 in 
Overall Height:  Approximately 11 ft 
Wheelbase: 285 in
Approximate Vehicle Weight:  27,250 lb 
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Engine :  Six cylinder DDC 6V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 300 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 280 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 400 HP at 2100 RPM 
Transmission: Manual: Fuller T-11605D (five forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT740 (four forward and one reverse)
Brakes: Service: Air operated two shoe service brakes are installed at each axle.
Emergency: Air operated Bendix-Westinghouse DD-3 emergency and parking brakes are used at rear driving axle. 
Clutch: Self-adjusting, dry disc type, 15.5" diameter, with air assist (Fuller 5-speed trans.)
Electrical: 24 volt negative ground. Two heavy duty 29 plate, 225 ampere hour capacity batteries. (Front headlights - dual halogen - 12 volt lamps). 
Air Conditioning: 6 cylinder compressor, driven by a self adjusting belt drive off the main engine.
Seats: 47 or 49 passenger recliners with restroom 
Parcel Racks:  Inside parcel racks - 103.75 cu. ft. 
Luggage Compartments:  Underfloor enclosed compartments - 319 cu. ft. 
Fuel Tank:  156 gallon capacity or 190 gallons with auxiliary 
Suspension: Air ride type, which operates automatically and maintaines a constant ride height 
Steering: Hydraulic - power steering is standard 
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2006, 02:54:30 PM »

102A3

DIMENSIONS 
Overall Length: 40 ft
 
Overall Width: 102 in 
Overall Height:  Approximately 11 ft 
Wheelbase: 285 in
Approximate Vehicle Weight:  27,250 lb 
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Engine :  Six cylinder DDC 6V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 300 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 280 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 400 HP at 2100 RPM 
Transmission: Manual: Fuller T-11605D (five forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT740 (four forward and one reverse)
Brakes: Service: Air operated two shoe service brakes are installed at each axle.
Emergency: Air operated Bendix-Westinghouse DD-3 emergency and parking brakes are used at rear driving axle. 
Clutch: Self-adjusting, dry disc type, 15.5" diameter, with air assist (Fuller 5-speed trans.)
Electrical: 24 volt negative ground. Two heavy duty 29 plate, 225 ampere hour capacity batteries. (Front headlights - dual halogen - 12 volt lamps). 
Air Conditioning: 6 cylinder compressor, driven by a self adjusting belt drive off the main engine.
Seats: 43, 47 or 49 passenger recliners with restroom 
Parcel Racks:  Inside parcel racks - 106 cu. ft. 
Luggage Compartments:  Underfloor enclosed compartments - 319 cu. ft. 
Fuel Tank:  148 gallon capacity or 190 gallons with auxiliary 
Suspension: Air ride type, which operates automatically and maintaines a constant ride height 
Steering: Hydraulic - power steering is standard 
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2006, 02:55:52 PM »

96A3

DIMENSIONS 
Overall Length: 40 ft
 
Overall Width: 96 in 
Overall Height:  Approximately 11 ft 
Wheelbase: 285 in
Approximate Vehicle Weight:  27,600 lb 
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Engine :  Six cylinder DDC 6V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 300 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 280 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-92TA two-cycle diesel developing 400 HP at 2100 RPM 
Transmission: Manual: Fuller T-11605D (five forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT740 (four forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT754 (five forward and one reverse) 
Brakes: Service: Air operated two shoe service brakes are installed at each axle.
Emergency: Air operated Bendix-Westinghouse DD-3 emergency and parking brakes are used at rear driving axle. 
Clutch: Self-adjusting, dry disc type, 15.5" diameter, with air assist (Fuller 5-speed trans.)
Electrical: 24 volt negative ground. Two heavy duty 29 plate, 225 ampere hour capacity batteries. (Front headlights - dual halogen - 12 volt lamps). 
Air Conditioning: 6 cylinder compressor, driven by a self adjusting belt drive off the main engine.
Seats: 43, 47 or 49 passenger recliners with restroom 
Parcel Racks:  Inside parcel racks - 106 cu. ft. 
Luggage Compartments:  Underfloor enclosed compartments - 300 cu. ft. 
Fuel Tank:  144 gallon capacity or 181 gallons with auxiliary 
Suspension: Air ride type, which operates automatically and maintaines a constant ride height 
Steering: Hydraulic - power steering is standard 
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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2006, 02:57:05 PM »

MC9

DIMENSIONS 
Overall Length: 40 ft
 
Overall Width: 8 ft 
Overall Height:  Approximately 11 ft 
Wheelbase: 285 in
Approximate Vehicle Weight:  27,500 lb 
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Engine :  Six cylinder DDC 6V-92TA two-cycle developing 277 HP at 2100 RPM
Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 280 HP at 2100 RPM
Transmission: Manual: Dana Model 8844A (four forward and one reverse)
Manual: Fuller T-11605D (five forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT740 (four forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT754 (five forward and one reverse) 
Brakes: Service: Air operated two shoe service brakes are installed at each axle.
Emergency: Air operated Bendix-Westinghouse DD-3 emergency and parking brakes are used at rear driving axle. 
Clutch: Two plate dry disc type, 15" diameter, with air assist (on Dana 4-speed trans. and on Fuller 5-speed trans.) 
Electrical: 24 volt negative ground. Two heavy duty 29 plate, 220 ampere hour capacity batteries. (Front headlights - dual seal beam - 12 volt lamps). 
Air Conditioning: 6 cylinder compressor, belt driven oby self adjusting belt drive off the main engine 
Seats: 43, 47 or 49 passenger recliners with restroom 
Parcel Racks:  Inside parcel racks - 122 cu. ft. 
Luggage Compartments:  Underfloor enclosed compartments - 300 cu. ft. 
Fuel Tank:  140 gallon capacity or 168.6 gallons with auxiliary 
Suspension: Air ride type, which operates automatically and maintaines a constant ride height 
Steering: Hydraulic - power steering is standard 
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2006, 02:58:07 PM »

MC8

DIMENSIONS 
Overall Length: 40 ft
 
Overall Width: 8 ft 
Overall Height:  10 ft 10 in 
Wheelbase: 285 in
Approximate Vehicle Weight:  26,760 lb 
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Engine :  Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 285 HP at 2150 RPM
Transmission: Manual: Dana Model 8844A (four forward and one reverse)
Automatic: Allison HT740 (four forward and one reverse) 
Brakes: Service: Air operated two shoe service brakes are installed at each axle.
Emergency: Air operated Bendix-Westinghouse DD-3 emergency and parking brakes are used at rear driving axle. 
Clutch: Two plate dry disc type, 15" diameter, with air assist 
Electrical: 24 volt negative ground. Two heavy duty 25 plate, 204 ampere hour capacity batteries 
Air Conditioning: 3 cylinder compressor, belt driven off the main engine 
Seats: 43, 47 or 49 passenger recliners with restroom 
Parcel Racks:  Inside parcel racks - 109 cu. ft. 
Luggage Compartments:  Underfloor enclosed compartments - 300 cu. ft. 
Fuel Tank:  144 gallon capacity 
Suspension: Air ride type, which operates automatically and maintaines a constant ride height 
Steering: Hydraulic - power steering is standard 
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2006, 03:18:58 PM »

Does anybody by chance know the years of manufacture of the different models?
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2006, 03:39:37 PM »

Per Modern Intercity Coaches by Latrry Plachno

MC-7     68-73
MC-8     73-78
MC-9     78-93?
96A3     85-91
102A3   85-93
102C3   91-93
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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2006, 04:11:14 PM »

What about us little MC5'ers.  Are we to be relagated to being Orphan's?  We're still part of the MCI family as far as I can recall! Wink

It's be like leaving the 4104 and 4106's out of the GM family.   We're hurt! Cry

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« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2006, 04:20:58 PM »

I don't have the specs, but here are the years made.
MC-1   56-60
MC-2   60-61
MC-3   61-63
MC-4   63
MC-5   64
MC-5A 64-71
MC-5B 71-77
MC-5C 77-80
                           
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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2006, 04:23:19 PM »

Thanks Jack,  (while wiping the tears from his eyes) Just didn't want to be left out.  Wink

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« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2006, 06:03:08 PM »

Don't forget the MCI models made from 1935 to 1960 (overlapping the MC 1 and 2)
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« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2006, 06:16:33 PM »

and the mc6 the first of the 40 footers
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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2006, 06:20:42 PM »

OK,  Found some more

MCI 5 Bus    1950's - 1967     
Advantages - Inexpensive if you can find one.
Disadvantages - most have rust problems, 35' length limits interior room
Notes - manual 4 speed transmission
Conversion Issues - 35' long
Specifications - Length: 35 feet, Width: 96 inches, Height: 120 inches, Wheelbase: 261 inches, Turn radius: 46 feet, Typical Engines: DDA 8V-71, Seating: 39-45, Luggage: 212 cubic feet, Aisle width: 14 inches, Front door width: 24 inches

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« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2006, 06:37:38 PM »



MCI 7 Bus    1968 - 1973     
Advantages - Inexpensive if you can find one, redesigned with stainless steel in the sub-frame/engine area and skins, larger baggage area than MCI 6
Disadvantages - age makes some body parts hard to find
Notes - has strong obvious roof dip which many think dates the coach
Conversion Issues - inexpensive option, center isle depressed 4 to 5 inches
Specifications - Length: 40 feet, Width: 96 inches, Height: 129 inches, Wheelbase: 285 inches, Turn radius: 46 feet, Typical Engines: DDA 8V-71, Seating: 43-49, Luggage: 325 cubic feet, Aisle width: 14 inches, Front door width: 24 inches

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« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2006, 06:40:01 PM »



MCI 8 Bus    1973 - 1978     
Advantages - Inexpensive if you can find one, added more stainless steel in the sub-frame/engine area, ss skins
Disadvantages - age makes some body parts hard to find, baggage doors cable counter balanced, doors cantilevered upward, when cables break they can injure the operators back severely.
Notes - also called "Crusader", has less obvious roof dip, destination sign mounted inside the coach behind the windshield, original MC-8 had slanted windows with a wide blank panel midway, later years did not have this configuration
Conversion Issues - inexpensive option
Specifications - Length: 40 feet, Width: 96 inches, Height: 130 inches, Wheelbase: 285 inches, Turn radius: 46 feet, Typical Engines: Eight cylinder DDC 8V-71 two-cycle diesel developing 285 HP at 2150 RPM, Transmission: Manual: Dana Model 8844A, Automatic: Allison HT740, Seating: 43-49, Luggage: 300 cubic feet, interior parcel racks - 109 cubic feet, Aisle width: 14 inches, Front door width: 24 inches, Vehicle Weight: 26,760 pounds, two shoe air brakes on each axle, Fuel Tank: 144 gallon, Suspension: Air ride automatically maintains even ride height
Steering: Hydraulic power steering
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