Make: Crown Coach Corporation
Model: HPO – (Highway Post Office)
Length: 40 feet
Miles: Approx. 140K
Engine: 855 Cummins Big Cam II – 600 hp, Allison HT 754 automatic trans
Engine rebuild details: Full custom engine build and repower in 1998 (140K miles)– Custom fuel pump, injectors and Turbo by Pittsburgh Power. Custom built cooling, turbo/boost, exhaust, air intake, electrical systems.
Chassis Details: Ladder style heavy duty chassis on (10) airbags(New 2021)(Full Air Ride). 3 axle, with true dual tire tandem axles(10 Michelin XZA tires)(New 2021) on aluminum Alcoa Wheels, brakes on all axles. (6) Koni fully adjustable shocks. (3) 2” diameter custom made swaybars with polyurethane bushings. Chassis rated to 60,000 lbs. GVW.
Generator: 15kw Kubota(300 hrs)
50/30 amp service
Complete restoration – 2011 – Bus always kept in climate controlled building
Entire coach stripped to bare metal.
Any panel found to have corrosion was removed and replaced – Approx. 25% of riveted panels were fabricated and replaced.
Front upper fiberglass cap adapted from GMC Bus installed to modernize front fascia.
Square headlights from Mid 1970’s Wester Star semi truck installed in custom formed aluminum panels
Front bumper modified from donor bus to fit, chrome plated
Lower full perimeter side body trim panel modified from donor MCI bus – Chrome plated
Rear tailight panel fabricated to house 2006 ZO6 Corvette taillights and license plate panel
Full body epoxy sealer
Full body urethane primer surfacer block sanded to perfect surface
Full sealer before color
(8) color basecoat custom paint work with 4 coats polyurethane clear
Final paint job color sanded and polished by Finishing Touch Coachworks in Santa Clarita, CA
Professionally pinstriped and lettered as final touch
Approximate total cost of exterior remodel: $70k
All exterior lights LED
All windows custom made dual pane Peninsula brand
All interior work professionally completed by Bill Kingston of Kingston Coach from Costa Mesa, CA. Mr. Kingston recently deceased.
Auto Extend/retract power entry step
Interior entry steps fabricated from Corian solid surface material with (2) colors to match countertops.
Dash fabricated from Walnut Burl with Walnut trim – (25) guages
Dash surround and driver and passenger headliner finished in leather
Driver and Co-pilot seats full power leather Villa brand.
Walnut and aluminum steering wheel
Stock steering upgraded to tilt/telescopic column with Ross Power Steering Box
Full color backup camera
Custom In Dash air conditioning/heat/defrost
New 12V Multi speed/delay windshield wiper system
Alpine CD/NAV dash stereo with Sirius/XM radio/CD Changer multiple amps and speakers throughout coach
Leather Villa brand sleeper sofas and dinette.
Dinette uses custom sliding Corian table for ease of entry/exit
32” Flat screen television rises from hidden position in motorized table
Motosat HD Auto Tune roof satellite with DirecTV
Cabinets throughout custom fabricated/laminate surfaces
Tivoli accent lighting hidden throughout
(2) Color Corian solid surface throughout
Two burner glass top propane cooktop
Custom laminate cabinets with stained glass inlays
Dometic side by side refrigerator with icemaker
Hand made Corian tile floor with epoxy grout
Full size fiberglass shower with tinted glass door
Corian countertop and sink
Hand made Corian tile floor with epoxy grout
Laminate on all wall surfaces
Extensive cabinet storage between kitchen and bedroom with fully finished/carpeted interior and automatic lights when doors are opened
Onboard built in vacuum system
(3) Dometic 15,000 BTU roof air conditioners with heat pumps
Zoned propane furnace
(3) front and rear 12v heaters
All electronic controls wired through custom made 12V and 120V circuit breaker panels
Queensize sidemount matress
20” flat screen TV
Built in digital alarm clock
Large coach width mirrored rear wardrobe closet
1 2500 watt Trace/Xantrex Inverter with remote panel
4 400 AH 6V L16 AGM House batteries – 800 AH 12V total capacity – New 2018
3 1100 CCA engine batteries – New 2017
120 gallon freshwater tank
150 gallon combined grey/black waste tank with electric dump valve
150 gallon fuel tank
20 gallon propane tank
Custom Heavy Duty hitch
Work completed 2021:
(10) New Firestone airbags
New Front Brake Drums and linings
New front wheel bearings
New Rear Brake Linings and S-cams
All new engine belts and hoses - required engine to be removed to replace all hoses on top of engine
All fluids/filters replaced including generator
(10) New Michelin Tires
Safety check of all lights and systems
This very rare bus has been in our family for almost 50 years and meticulously built and maintained. It's truly a first class, hotrod RV that stands above any crowd. It is being offered at $100K plus under a recent 2021 appraisal which is available upon request. Reasonable offers will be considered. Thanks for looking!