Originally Posted by Mcangelo4
This is a great thread! I'm in same area as you. Following your build. Question what made you pick your rig? Are there any threads on here that talk about all the different setups? I'm having a hell of a time deciding what to buy and don't want to make a mistake. Looking to pull the trigger yesterday on something.
I wanted 2 things when looking for a bus. 1) A Collins build for the interior height. 2) A 6 window with a side door for more access.
This particular bus has the 6.6l Duramax but I would have bought it if it had a gasser in it with comparable milage. The duramax is a PITA to work on due to it being crammed in a van engine bay. I'm not sure how the gasser is but most vehicles these days are not friendly to the avg shade tree mechanic.
My build is for camping/hunting trips. If I were to go full time in it I definitely would have stripped it down and insulated with spray foam. That expense didnt make sense in my case but I would find it very necessary for year round comfort.
Off the top of my head Frochevy and Peakbus' build threads were the ones I took particular interest to here. I also watched a ton of youtube builds.