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Old 03-19-2014, 08:45 PM   #11
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So if its not about being right or wrong to you...then whey do you always have to try and correct everyone on here?.....


you are no bus building god....nor the definitive source of information on here....you don't know it all as you try and pose to others on here.....let people and there post be... we all have ideas and ways about trying things thats the beauty of this website and the many people that used to be on here...purposeful, constructive ideas, and suggestions....not criticism, pointless corrections, and bashing anything someone says that you may not agree with....I'll "grow up"....if you'll mature and learn how to respect others.
You done yet? I strike a nerve? Make you feel a little inferior? I just love how some of my simple, helpfull post's bring out the true colors of some people. You drunk tonight, or going through drug withdrawal?

I could give a **** for your respect. I said nothing out of line. Your problem is yours' and yours alone. I add my info for the people that are smart enough to use it without running their mouth.

Please read my signature.

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Old 03-19-2014, 08:49 PM   #12
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Dude, you've got issues....and they're nothing small.
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Old 03-19-2014, 08:51 PM   #13
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Dude, you've got issues....and they're nothing small.
That's what my girl friend said the first time I pulled down my shorts.

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Old 03-19-2014, 09:15 PM   #14
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Re: Measurements and isolation

My TC 2000 is considerably taller than Nat's.

But my bus is a little on the different side to start with.

It is a 10 window bus that was set up from the factory to carry 7 wheelchairs. I have never seen a school bus set up to carry that many wheelchairs before this. Because my bus has NO seats behind the driver, only wheelchair spaces on that side it was built with a higher than normal floor. My bus has no wheel humps. Again I've never seen that in a school bus before, other than those built with 19.5" wheels. My bus has 22.5" wheels, factory tire size is 10R22.5. Most TC 2000 have the passenger windows at the same height as the drivers window. Because of the raised floor my passenger windows are mounted higher as well.

My roof right behind the engine cover is more than 6'2" because I am that tall and could stand there in my workboots and not hit the ceiling. However there is also a 5" rise in the floor so I will not be surprised to find out that my roof for the rest of the bus was at 5" 10". I will measure it tomorrow and get back to you

On a side note for Nat, US law specifically exempts safety devices from the 96" and 102" overall width limit.
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:35 PM   #15
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My TC 2000 is considerably taller than Nat's.

On a side note for Nat, US law specifically exempts safety devices from the 96" and 102" overall width limit.
Nice, so mirrors, lights, horn, camera's ect can all be wider than the 96" and 102" overall width limit.

Mmm, now you got me thinking again about how much square footage I could gain by building a bus out to 102". That's almost a foot wider. Sure would make the hall ways and such feel a little less cramped.

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Old 03-19-2014, 11:10 PM   #16
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That's the benefit to using a transit bus instead of a school bus. Same problems of wheel wells and no/limited under floor luggage bays.
BUT they are almost all 102" wide standard and 102 has been an option since the 50's on those that were 96" as standard.

Try to find a new highway coach that is 96" wide. It's next to impossible. MCI still offers 96" wide but only in one model and most end up in the Northeast. Otherwise 102 has been standard there since about 87.
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