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Old 10-30-2019, 08:28 AM   #1
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We have a fairly new bus. The ceiling is in awesome condition. Thinking of keeping it. Any thoughts on the cons of not replacing the ceiling
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Old 10-30-2019, 08:39 AM   #2
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It depends on how you are going to use the bus. If you are going to stay in it in cold or hot weather you will need good insulation. To get a reasonable amount of insulation without giving up a lot of interior space you would want to remove all of the ceiling and wall panels to accommodate the most insulation.


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Old 10-31-2019, 05:33 AM   #3
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In addition, the bus *may* have leaks which you may not see but *could* smell as mold.


To add to PNW_Steve's comments, the outer skin of the bus transmits its heat and cold to the interior skin (the ceiling) through their mutual attachment to the ribs also known as hat channel.
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Old 10-31-2019, 06:09 AM   #4
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I kept my ceiling after checking for mold. The factory insulation seems to work OK. I am not full timing or using in severe weather temps though.
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