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Academy Express has purchased a great many buses second hand (or even third hand) from buying out companies or buying the equipment of transit agencies. Current Year Make Model Former License Plate VIN 808 2000 Orion 5.501 Ex-Fairfax Connector #7871 OYB1026 1VH5H3N26Y6501451 809
Did any of the Fairfax Connector 1985 Orion I's (the agency's first buses ever) get saved in the years past 2007? These are units 7700-7732, with a 36-foot length. The powertrain on these 33 buses is a Detroit Diesel 6V92TA DDEC engine (they originally came with 6V71N engines) mated to the Allison MT644 transmission. The last of these buses to have an audio recording was of 7703 (inside) and 7732 (outside), both recorded by Trevor Logan, Jr. in 2007 on the eve of these buses being retired. But did anyone record and/or film videos of these buses besides unit 7701 (which Chris Der made an audio
FAIRFAX CONNECTOR ORION I VINs LIST 7700-7732 Delivered: 7/1985 Engine: Detroit Diesel 6V71N (later changed to 6V92TA DDEC) Transmission: Allison MT644 7700: 2B1139270F6001167 7701: 2B1139272F6001168 7702: 2B1139274F6001169 7703: 2B1139270F6001170 7704: 2B1139272F6001171 7705: 2B1139274F6001172 7706: 2B1139276F6001173 7707: 2B1139278F6001174 7708: 2B113927XF6001175 7709: 2B1139271F6001176 7710: 2B1139273F6001177 7711: 2B1139275F6001178 7712: 2B1139277F6001179 7713: 2B1139273F6001180 7714: 2B1139275F6001181 7715: 2B1139277F6001182 7716: 2B1139279F6001183 7717: 2B1139270F60