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Old 04-10-2016, 03:34 AM   #1
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Hi to our like minded RVers. Living in Australia does not stop us from learning from the American Way, we thank you for that. barb and I are the owners of a Austral Denning 40 foot long bus with a height of approximately 6 feet (2m). It is our project to convert it into a two bedroom , one bath room apartment on wheels. Looking forward to learning from your experiences. Regards Berk
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Welcome from Kansas City, Missouri. It's easy for Americans to forget that others do the same things we do. You'll need to post some pictures do we can have a new experience too! Good luck with your remodel!
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Welcome from Kansas City, Missouri. It's easy for Americans to forget that others do the same things we do..........
Howdy from Brownsburg, Indiana.

Yes - is is easy to not realize "people" from around the globe also enjoy the RV hobby/lifestyle.

This came to light when a very good friend from The Netherlamds sent me a picture of his "Caravan" (TT) when I sent him a picture of our new to us motor home - - -

Enjoy......

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Sounds like a great project. Just ask if you need help, great advice here for all your questions. Good luck and enjoy your project. Safe travels.
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BerknBarbBus, Welcome! I have aspirations of touring Australia's east coast with a rented RV; maybe I will say g'day someday,. I wish you luck in your project.

Safe travels and THE JOY IS IN THE RIDE
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Will love to follow this with the (hint) pictures you will be posting of your endeavor.
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Hi Berk



Glad to have you here with us. Hope we can help with your project.

Good luck with the conversion.

Happy Trails!!
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Hi Berk & Barb! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Many thanks for all the kind words of encouragement and offers of advise. We are in limbo, and have been for a while as we have a lot of other commitments at the moment which take us away from our project home. One of the big problems at this time are that the bus is a High Deck and a lot larger degree of engineering is required to what we first thought when we purchased our bus, needless to say a far bigger bill too. The unexpected problem with a High Deck is that once all the seats were taken out and I stand on the vacated floor, my head touches the roof lining. With the bus being 2 m high, it seems such a waste of space. About 16 inches below the floor are the chassis rails, it seemed so logical to lower the floor to that level and have a massive roof are to do with what ever we wanted. Engineering guessimates to date have been in the range of 30 to 35 thousand dollars. This requires more thought and more quotes. We will keep you posted
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