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Old 02-14-2018, 12:33 PM   #1
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Shorties with headroom.

Okay the title should say it all. I am wondering what short busses, say in the 30 foot max range, have at least 6 foot headroom, The more the better. I am 6' tall and don't have the best back. I could use to not stoop...
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Old 02-14-2018, 12:35 PM   #2
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30' is far from a shortie.
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Old 02-14-2018, 12:41 PM   #3
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Mine is 6í with the original flooring at the tallest part. Thatís on a van chassis, a full sized short bus may be taller.
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Old 02-14-2018, 12:53 PM   #4
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My Thomas Vista has more than 6 feet of headroom, I"m about 6'1" and we added an inch of floor on top of the existing floor and have a couple inches to spare above my head. I still managed to bang my noggin against ont of the AC units today though!
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Old 02-14-2018, 02:17 PM   #5
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Those Vistas are pretty rare...

And I saw a Thomas 5 window that looks maybe right... ish...
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Old 02-14-2018, 03:16 PM   #6
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Vistas are pretty rare, I've only seen a couple others since I got mine. THey also came in full size and I hear those aren't so good. I really like mine but I'm building a 32 foot bluebird as an upgrade.
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:57 PM   #7
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I have never seen one of those Thomas Vistas except for online. They just didn't seem to make it down here. I see and I'm not sure who builds them I think it's maybe blue bird but there's a lot of flat nose front-engine 5 window R6 window handicap buses that I see around they look to be about I don't know mid 20-something feet almost 30 ft that would be very usable for what I have in mind as long as the Headroom is sufficient.
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:58 PM   #8
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As far as yes I agree a full-size Shortbus basically a shortened regular school bus is kind of what I'm thinking of not the ones that are on a van chassis.
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Old 02-14-2018, 08:09 PM   #9
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Look for ex government units. They usually have taller roofs compared to a regular kidde school bus.
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Old 02-14-2018, 08:14 PM   #10
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Those Vistas are pretty rare...

And I saw a Thomas 5 window that looks maybe right... ish...
Not really rare.

I know brokedown likes his, but IMO the quality is pretty low on the vistas. They weren't very popular at the bus barns.
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