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Old 07-03-2015, 12:06 PM   #1
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Internal Bus Height

Hey guys!

Is there a way of finding the internal height of a bus, short of having someone measuring it?

I got a vin number, and know its 2006 INTERNATIONAL 30 Passenger School Bus. 7 window Mini Bus with a handicap ramp,

I believe that traditional mini buses dont have an internal height greater than 6 feet, but I have heard that some can be more? I'm trying to NOT raise the roof but would like to stand up inside, 6'2 is my height.
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Old 07-03-2015, 12:13 PM   #2
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If it is an IC bus then it will have 12" window openings that equal 78" headroom.

If it isn't an IC bus it may have 9" window openings that equal 75" headroom.
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Old 07-03-2015, 01:56 PM   #3
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Good luck.

Being that tall, there is no way I would own a bus without a roof raise.

Even if your able to stand, Scrubbing your head on a roof gives the bus a much smaller feel.

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Old 07-03-2015, 03:40 PM   #4
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I've debated raising the roof, and was hoping to get around it but... I suspect trying to get around it won't work might just have to buckle down and raise it.
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:17 PM   #5
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It seems I'm in luck, found one with a 6'8 internal height!
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:20 PM   #6
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It seems I'm in luck, found one with a 6'8 internal height!
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Old 07-03-2015, 08:21 PM   #7
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Doesn't 6'8 add up to 80"? I didn't see that as a choice nor a height I've ever read about.
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Old 07-05-2015, 02:44 AM   #8
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It seems I'm in luck, found one with a 6'8 internal height!
Still not nearly tall enough.

Raising the roof is not hard, and well worth it.

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Old 07-13-2015, 05:06 AM   #9
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Good luck.

Being that tall, there is no way I would own a bus without a roof raise.

Even if your able to stand, Scrubbing your head on a roof gives the bus a much smaller feel.

Nat
Is there a thread about roof rasies. I searched but can't seem to find anything.
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Old 07-13-2015, 06:47 AM   #10
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There are tons of threads with roof raises.

https://www.google.com/search?q=site...net+roof+raise
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