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Old 10-11-2015, 06:27 PM   #1
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Bus with best interior Headroom

I am seriously looking into doing a bus conversion, but I am 6'5" so in most buses I am crouching. This would be very unpleasant for a bus that I would be spending large periods of time in. Does anyone hknow what bus has the most headroom?
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Old 10-11-2015, 07:35 PM   #2
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I am seriously looking into doing a bus conversion, but I am 6'5" so in most buses I am crouching. This would be very unpleasant for a bus that I would be spending large periods of time in. Does anyone hknow what bus has the most headroom?
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Old 10-11-2015, 08:26 PM   #3
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Coach buses that I have seen have more headroom than school buses.

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Old 10-12-2015, 12:06 AM   #4
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Thats really your only options get a coach or raise the roof.
Growing up I always wanted to be taller but now I am kind of glad I am 6'1" and even then I know its going to be close.
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Old 10-12-2015, 01:53 AM   #5
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We have a 1975 GMC Carpenter Cadet and it has about 6'8" or so in the center. It is a 7 window so it is short. They come in a few lengths but none are longer than a long step van ,as that is what they are based on. If you want a short one that would be a good way to go.
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Old 10-12-2015, 02:16 AM   #6
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Good luck! I dont know any skoolies that come stock with enough headroom to allow you to walk freely and still have room to add insulation of any kind.

Get ready to cut some roofs or buy a coach. My bus has 8' ceilings now
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Old 10-12-2015, 02:30 AM   #7
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Just raise the roof.

Not hard, I don't know why so many people drag their feet trying not to do the best thing to improve a skoolie.

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^^^ what he said

that is the single biggest improvement you can do to a bus for long-term comfort and liveability. followed closely by spray foam insulation, new windows, and a place to crap, cook, sleep, and bathe. almost in that order ;)
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:26 AM   #10
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Roof raise does seem like the best option. Is there a good how to video or guide out there that you know of?
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