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Old 02-13-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
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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.

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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

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Old 02-13-2013, 02:35 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:42 PM   #4
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Anderson Mobile Estates has been doing that for years. No need to reinvent, just buy one of theirs...
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:22 PM   #5
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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.
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