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Old 09-16-2017, 09:07 PM   #1
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Interior height?

Do all busses of the same model have the same interior height? I.e. all Bluebird xyz are 6'5' and all Thomas 123 are 6'7". Or is it possible for different busses of the same model to have different interior heights?
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Old 09-17-2017, 12:14 AM   #2
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"Choice B", ceiling height is optional on pretty much most school bus models. The typical "standard" (or minimum) is about 6', with 6'6" being optional.
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Old 09-18-2017, 06:30 PM   #3
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Are the 6'6" busses easy to find?
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Are the 6'6" busses easy to find?
Not too hard. I have a shorty with high headroom.
I just can't deal with a low ceiling. My fullsize bus now has 85" of headroom!

Just watch the window heights and rooflines and you'll start to see the difference immediately.
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Old 08-07-2018, 03:13 AM   #5
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Sorry for reviving the old post. I am just curious. Since most school buses have a slightly arched ceiling, is 6'6" the mean height, the height at the centre-line, or the height at the walls?
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Sorry for reviving the old post. I am just curious. Since most school buses have a slightly arched ceiling, is 6'6" the mean height, the height at the centre-line, or the height at the walls?
Highest point in center.
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Highest point in center.
Great! And how tall are the interior walls?
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Old 08-07-2018, 04:44 PM   #8
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That is going to vary by MFG. For example the newer Thomas Built Busses roofs are almost flat, probably only 2" radius across the entire thing, whereas a traditional bus has typically 6 - 8" of radius, thus if your center height is 6' 6", your wall height might be 5' 10". Maybe...
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That is going to vary by MFG. For example the newer Thomas Built Busses roofs are almost flat, probably only 2" radius across the entire thing, whereas a traditional bus has typically 6 - 8" of radius, thusif your center height is 6' 6", your wall height might be 5' 10". Maybe...
My International, when gutted, has a 6'-6.5" peak and the walls are only 5'-2.5"
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Old 08-07-2018, 05:46 PM   #10
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My International, when gutted, has a 6'-6.5" peak and the walls are only 5'-2.5"
There you go!
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