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Old 05-11-2017, 07:49 PM   #1
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Raise my roof

I want to pay someone with solid experience, and good references a reasonable price to raise the roof on my bus.



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Old 05-11-2017, 08:01 PM   #2
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Old 05-15-2017, 05:35 AM   #4
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Anyone have recommendations?


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You could just look into what you need, get the materials together, and hire a helper for the day. Its really not too hard to raise the roof. Especially on an IC/AmTran or Bluebird.
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Old 05-15-2017, 05:42 AM   #6
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Mine has the side door in the rear, which raises higher than the roof line, so I feel it will probably require some fab work, beyond my skills.


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Mine has the side door in the rear, which raises higher than the roof line, so I feel it will probably require some fab work, beyond my skills.


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Well, a roof raise IS fab work. Is it a WC door you're talking about?
Check out all the MuddaEarth videos. He REALLY makes it easy to figure out a roof raise on there. Its really intimidating to think about, but actually raising the roof is amazingly easy.
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Well, a roof raise IS fab work. Is it a WC door you're talking about?


Yes

You can see it raising up past the roof line in this pic.


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How bout just raise the entire middle section from wheel to wheel?
Then you have a nice living area and the front and rear are undisturbed.
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How bout just raise the entire middle section from wheel to wheel?
Then you have a nice living area and the front and rear are undisturbed.
That's a great idea.
I also love love love your idea of gathering absolutely everything you will need before hand...including rivets, nuts and bolts...ALL tools necessary

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