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Old 04-20-2012, 07:23 PM   #1
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60 Foot long conversion

Check this out how would you like to drive this

This might be the largest Bus conversion on the planet...a 60 foot long Prevost that includes a Jacuzzi in the rear!!!
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:04 AM   #2
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I wonder how many parking spots he will find at RV parks. That thing is huge!
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I think whoever owns this is not too concerned with where to park and especially not how much it will cost to park it there!
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:04 PM   #4
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:40 PM   #5
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That's a Prevost H5-60 . It's not really as long as it looks...60ft is 60 ft...lots of 40/45 ft DPs towing, and Toterhomes
are longer than this. There's linkage off of the center turntable connected to the rear wheels. They turn opposite of the steer wheels, making the turning radius quite reasonable.
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Is the drive axle the last axle in the trailing unit or is it at the mid-way point in the coach?
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:25 AM   #7
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The H5 motor is in the rear of the front section, driving the rear axle in the front.

They were last in service in Alaska, transporting passengers from cruise ship ports into the interior and back. I'm not sure if they are still being used.

Eagle also had a 60ft. articulated bus, a couple of these Golden Eagles were converted for use as Entertainer Coaches, although the Rolls Royce "pancake" motors proved unreliable and were switched out to Detroit Diesel 8V 71's.
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That thing is LOOOOOONG. Glad someone else is driving it.
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Are you triple towing if you pull a toad or trailer? Could be a deal breaker...
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When i use my H-5, I have my toad carried around in my Lear Jet. And droped in by chopper along with the mustard gray pupon of course.
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When i use my H-5, I have my toad carried around in my Lear Jet. And droped in by chopper along with the mustard gray pupon of course.
Of course, I'd expect nothing less....

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Looks like the multi passenger buses in Europe with a fancy paint job. They are hinged in the middle and have a composite/rubberized connector between main bodies. Actually pretty cool invention and rides extremely smooth when transporting the hoards. Or in this case the mansion.
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I don't know about the States but in Vancouver and Edmonton they have the articulated city buses like that. I'm not sure of the length but they are long. They maneuver very well around tight corners.
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The H-5 style bus is used in Halifax N.S. and also by Gray Line Tours
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