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Old 10-28-2019, 12:57 PM   #1
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How to raise the roof on a fiberglass bus with a steel frame

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I am planning on raising the roof of my bus and have been watching some YouTube videos, but my bus is fiberglass with a steel frame. My bus is currently just under 10 feet and I was hoping to raise it 1 foot. I know I would have to weld the hat channels in, but unlike other raises I would imagine I canít use the sheet metal on a fiberglass bus. I was wondering if anyone had any experience raising the roof on a fiberglass bus and can offer any guidance. Any help is appreciated.

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Old 10-28-2019, 05:51 PM   #2
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Hi,

I am planning on raising the roof of my bus and have been watching some YouTube videos, but my bus is fiberglass with a steel frame. My bus is currently just under 10 feet and I was hoping to raise it 1 foot. I know I would have to weld the hat channels in, but unlike other raises I would imagine I canít use the sheet metal on a fiberglass bus. I was wondering if anyone had any experience raising the roof on a fiberglass bus and can offer any guidance. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,
Elena
does a fiber glass bus body have hat channel or steel ribs?
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the fiberglass body is a sandwich. I don't think raising the roof would be fun.
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