Originally Posted by Jake62
What's wrong with "aluminum skin"? That's all Prevost use and they are unrivaled their chassis/structure.
The prevost shell was not made originally to be lived in.
Round top edges for the roll over test crush requirements make the interior shorter and smaller and lose the front overhead compartments.
Painted metal is hot in the sun and cold in the winter.
HVAC needs to be on continiously. $3 hr gen run time.
H3 is fiberglass btw. Ss frame.
Customers did not like the dropped drivers position on the h3 as they were separated from any additional passengers.
Flat ground a 8v92 le mirage gets 4.4 mpg.
H3-45 can get up to 6+mpg
Both the Prevost and bird are low to the ground and designed for the super slab interstate highway system.
I high centered a bird one on a heavily crowned rural road.
All the boats in the harbor are white gel coat for a reason.
monaco, beaver, country coach, Foretravel....were all fiberglass wth welded steel framing and vacuum bonded walls. Except for the beaver which was welded alumunum vacuum bonded.