Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRUCK CONVERSIONS, MDT's & HDT's FORUMS > Bus Conversions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-13-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
greatlakes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 554
Double decker

So I see these double deckers more and more here in the states for transporting people. However it gave me a great idea for a bus conversion. The lower section is very low so you basically loose most of the basement storage and not sure about headroom.
But I thought how cool would it be to leave the bottom floor right around 6'6" and then have a upper floor that could be raised like some of those low profile travel trailers that were sort of like a pop up but had hard upper shells.
Get to your destination then raise the roof and have two floors and slide outs for the bottom to give one huge living space.
Someone with a lot more money than me should do this.
__________________

__________________
Rob
2000 Monaco Windsor Cummins 330
greatlakes is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-13-2013, 12:00 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
greatlakes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 554
Sorta like this but this looks like may not even have to raise the roof to gain enough headroom. Property developer spends 11,000 turning double-decker bus into his new home after being priced out of housing market | Mail Online
__________________

__________________
Rob
2000 Monaco Windsor Cummins 330
greatlakes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 03:35 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
wa8yxm's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22,792
That might work.. I think I have seen a camper based on a Volkswagen Van that had a "pop Top" that popped up (Canvas sides in this case) and of course what you are talking about is the Hi-Low trailer.. I seriously considered buying one of those before I got this class A.

Just make sure you lower that 14 foot lid back to 10 foot or so before you drive it under a 13 foot bridge and end up with a convertable.
__________________
Home is where I park it!
wa8yxm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Automobilist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Fall City, WA
Posts: 530
Anderson Mobile Estates has been doing that for years. No need to reinvent, just buy one of theirs...
__________________
Automobilist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2013, 03:22 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Tugboat's Avatar
 
Mid Atlantic Campers
Carolina Campers
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mayberry NC
Posts: 526
Send a message via Skype™ to Tugboat
there is one in Phila PA that is set up for tailgating at the Eagles games. it was also shone on the show extreme RV's.
__________________
2014 Columbus 320RS
2011, Ford, F250 srw, 6.7
Life member GoodSam, KOA, F.R.O.G
Tugboat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.