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Old 04-07-2012, 10:26 AM   #1
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Re: buses for taller folks

transit and coach busses are tall enough, as well as most skoolies that are fairly new. for example my 1991 is 6'6" tall inside.
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Old 04-08-2012, 02:43 PM   #2
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Re: buses for taller folks

Thomas body buses have a tall roof model, but they are hard to find in the short bus style. I have a 30 foot long tall ceiling Thomas bus. The ceiling is 6'6" from bare metal floor to ceiling. Once you start adding flooring of course you start losing head room. I put down 3/4" of flooring and I'm 6'4" tall, so I have just an inch or so of headroom left.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:38 PM   #3
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Re: buses for taller folks

I'm 6'6" and i can stand up in my shuttlebus!

there is raised roof buses so who knows what you can find
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I have a 1993 Genesis 25' flat nose and it's 6'2" from the bare metal floor to the middle of the ceiling... Mine seems to have less head room than a lot of others... Everyone in our family is under 6' tall so we're good...
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Old 04-20-2012, 06:10 AM   #5
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Re: buses for taller folks

I also have a 25' flat-nose Genesis. But mine is 6'6" tall inside. But it's a 1995 model, so go figure! I think you will have to just find one you love and make it work for you. You could always just raise the roof. That way you would know for sure that it is tall enough.
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There's a short bus down the road from us (for sale) that has a tall roof. I believe it is original height. They are out there, you just have to look.
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:46 PM   #7
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Re: buses for taller folks

I went to considerable lengths (heights?) to find a high (6'6") ceiling bus that also met my other criteria. But then, I'm 6'4" and have back problems, so I have no intention of hunching over while hanging out in my bus. I recently stepped into a bus that had a 6' ceiling and it was intolerable for me to be in there for any period of time. If I were full-timing I think I'd have to raise the roof. Even in my bus, with the flooring I added, my head is less than an inch from the ceiling.
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Old 04-21-2012, 02:35 AM   #8
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i am 5'4" and raised the living room floor 10" - the inside fender height.. have a huge area under the floor for the long term food storage. i think the area is about 5 x 12.
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Re: buses for taller folks

Justgot back from looking at a 1989 BB no roof vents/escape hatches....I hit my head twice and am 72" tall...what a pain,bus was in good shape overall
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