Originally Posted by bansil
RE is a metric crap ton quieter
My current main bus is an RE and although much quieter for the driver while going down the road I would run my old FE bus sometimes for heat or power and you wouldn't want to try to get some rest with the RE rumbling underneath you. I also think there is much less access to the RE engine, but that depends how the engine cradle swings away.
For sure the extra space underneath a RE because there is no driveshaft tunnel is a plus.