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Old 03-17-2023, 10:07 PM   #1
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Has anybody here added a second floor to their skoolie to create a double decker bus?

Has anybody here added a second floor to their skoolie to create a double decker bus? If not could anybody give me some advice and resources an how i would theoritcally go about it it'll help me o create a sort of design plan.
Note: I know something this tall would not be road legal the goal is for the skoolie to be stationary.

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Old 03-18-2023, 06:02 AM   #2
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I've seen stuff like this before:


I thought it was pretty cool and if I can talk my wife into it I will definitely do it myself.
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Two-story bus is a common daydream amongst those considering makshift homes.

Do you already own land with septic, water & electric?
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Old 03-18-2023, 02:23 PM   #4
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Yes. Since the first skoolie.


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Two-story bus is a common daydream amongst those considering makshift homes.

Do you already own land with septic, water & electric?
Thank you for the reply! To answer your question no I have not bought land yet. Right now I'm in in the preplanning phase and designing the various systems for my homestead so i can have a general idea on the budget.
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Old 03-18-2023, 02:24 PM   #5
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I've seen stuff like this before:


I thought it was pretty cool and if I can talk my wife into it I will definitely do it myself.
thank you for this video it was very imformative and gives me a genral idea on how this could be done.
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Old 03-18-2023, 08:47 PM   #6
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Hello I'm going to post my plan incase this helps anyone
this old forum i found was also helpful : https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f10/t...olie-3104.html
I Plan on buying a low floor bus as this is a key structual component in double decker buses and apparently helps keep the bus from tipping over. For the second story I plan on seeing if I can buy a small camper to use for a bedroom area and make an attic like ladder to get up there. My main inspiration for this idea came from this video : https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxG2vZf9k...wJPqvSBmtnMK9R . it also helps have some more room down stairs as well. My main reason for using a small camper and not a full on bus is that i could probablyfind one for cheap in my area and they wouldn't be as heavy as if I put another bus ontop. If anybody has anymore questions or advice feel free to drop them.
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