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Old 03-14-2017, 12:55 PM   #1
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Articulating bus

Just saw a city bus that bends in the middle, anyone ever convert one to a motorhome ?
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Typically called a "Bendy-Bus" (the bain of Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson's existence) there have been conversions. Discussed here:
Bendy bus

Example here:
http://www.caravancampingsales.com.a...or-sale-38919/
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I would expect the overall length would be a nagging issue for campgrounds...but money cures all, right?
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I think I saw that in a movie once.. . .



I think the main issue with converting a city bus would be that they have a flat floor and low roof (14" floor, 10'6" to AC). There's not a lot of room in it to add plumbing, tanks, batteries, etc. Additionally as the engine is on the 'trailer' part I'd assume it would be considered a 60ft vehicle vs a 40+20 and therefor too long for most roads and licenses.

I think something like a Vanhool Astromega double decker would be a better option.
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I think the main issue with converting a city bus would be that they have a flat floor and low roof (14" floor, 10'6" to AC). There's not a lot of room in it to add plumbing, tanks, batteries, etc. Additionally as the engine is on the 'trailer' part I'd assume it would be considered a 60ft vehicle vs a 40+20 and therefor too long for most roads and licenses.

I think something like a Vanhool Astromega double decker would be a better option.
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I could see myself using a one of these as an office for an RV park and campground. Even having all of the endorsements I could not see myself driving something like this for recreation.
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