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Old 01-03-2018, 11:57 AM   #1
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I Bet This Is Fun To Drive

OMG, how top heavy does this look. I'd be afraid to drive around a sharp turn for fear of rolling it over..
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Old 01-03-2018, 12:01 PM   #2
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That^ is why insurance companies don't take us seriously and why most won't even insure a former school bus.
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:07 PM   #3
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In my country, the fact that it's a vehicle means you don't need a building permit. So it works from that perspective and might be easier to relocate short distances. It's too high to drive legally on our roads though.

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In my country, the fact that it's a vehicle means you don't need a building permit. So it works from that perspective and might be easier to relocate short distances. It's too high to drive legally on our roads though.

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Old 01-03-2018, 02:33 PM   #7
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That^ is why insurance companies don't take us seriously and why most won't even insure a former school bus.
Exactly...and applies to all areas of construction...geez, that's a lot of bus...13'9" is DOT height limit too...higher needs permit

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They need a hell of a lot of money before they ever worry about a permit to move anything over 13'4 here?
Like the stoplight and electrical company moving everything in town?
I wanted and watched an old early 1800's plantation house that was offered for free it you moved it but the city had already developed around it. It was a fully maintained house as historical but was millions of dollars to move because of the overhead electrical just to get it off its lot wrapped in overhead electrical. I watched it get bulldozed for a gas station and guess what the first dumbass the hits that main electrical pole from the roadway provided that electric line goes straight to the gas station.
Don't wish anything bad on anyone but the utility companies should have helped?
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I watched it get bulldozed for a gas station and guess what the first dumbass the hits that main electrical pole from the roadway provided that electric line goes straight to the gas station.
Could you say this in a language I understand?
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The place didn't get moved because nobody wanted to foot the cost of moving it...then someone ran over the power pole that took out the gas station that replaced the building...I think

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The place didn't get moved because nobody wanted to foot the cost of moving it...then someone ran over the power pole that took out the gas station that replaced the building...I think

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Now I understand, surely there was more than one pole involved in moving the old building out of the area.
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Now I understand, surely there was more than one pole involved in moving the old building out of the area.
Yep...at every intersection

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Back to the original photo, I think the builder doesn't realize that real double-decker buses (as opposed to school buses with a whole house on their roof) are of low-floor design for a reason! Traditional English double-deckers such as Bristol Lodekkas have dropped-center rear axles, offset driveshafts, semi-integral bodies, under-slung springs, and lots of other tricks to keep them as low as possible while still having 6 feet of headroom inside on both levels. They were after all the world's first low-floor buses, a design feature now pretty much standard for all city transit buses around the world. And where the hell is that monstrosity going to go without needing FAA clearance? He would need a flashing red light on it if he's anywhere near an airport. What a turd.

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Back to the original photo, I think the builder doesn't realize that real double-decker buses (as opposed to school buses with a whole house on their roof) are of low-floor design for a reason! Traditional English double-deckers such as Bristol Lodekkas have dropped-center rear axles, offset driveshafts, semi-integral bodies, under-slung springs, and lots of other tricks to keep them as low as possible while still having 6 feet of headroom inside on both levels. They were after all the world's first low-floor buses, a design feature now pretty much standard for all city transit buses around the world. And where the hell is that monstrosity going to go without needing FAA clearance? He would need a flashing red light on it if he's anywhere near an airport. What a turd.

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Lol...but hey the double-decker would be a really cool RV...

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Now I understand, surely there was more than one pole involved in moving the old building out of the area.
Yup, a whole family of Poles. That's how they do things in Warsaw. Obvious really.

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Yup, a whole family of Poles. That's how they do things in Warsaw. Obvious really.

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Lol...I saw what you did there...

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Or maybe two RVs? Perhaps the owner has delusions of grandeur and has his butler and maid live downstairs while he inhabits the loftier realm above, sort of like PBS's Upstairs Downstairs on wheels. Or perhaps the loft is his mother-in-law's apartment, and he's planning on driving under a low bridge when she's in it.

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Or maybe two RVs? Perhaps the owner has delusions of grandeur and has his butler and maid live downstairs while he inhabits the loftier realm above, sort of like PBS's Upstairs Downstairs on wheels. Or perhaps the loft is his mother-in-law's apartment, and he's planning on driving under a low bridge when she's in it.

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There's no access to the upstairs once the in-law move in. Then show her that famous landmark, The Canopener bridge.
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