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Old 05-24-2015, 12:17 PM   #1
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Anybody made a short bus toy hauler?

My buddy is looking for a rig to haul a toy or two and also allow him bunk space to camp out of but he's not likely to put much cash in it. I've seen some old bus type rigs like E450s for around $4000 my first concern is getting a toy in and out of one has anyone tried this?
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Old 05-24-2015, 01:53 PM   #2
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Send Cowgirl a PM. She has an old short bus and hauls 3 bikes to the DV Noob Rally from Canada.
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Old 05-24-2015, 03:07 PM   #3
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Here you go...

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Old 05-24-2015, 03:18 PM   #4
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Ambulance would make a good platform. A few build threads on here somewhere....
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Old 05-24-2015, 05:53 PM   #5
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You need to pick the right short bus. There are some poor engine/gearing combinations out there. A friend bought one to haul a race car. It sucked.
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Old 05-25-2015, 05:12 AM   #6
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type 1 ambulance works well - has 4' swing doors, so loading is easy. minimal modification to make bikes fit - i did very little to mine. you can a lot or a little. mine holds 5 dirt bikes... and ambulances are dirt cheap.
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Old 05-25-2015, 08:37 AM   #7
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Maybe a box van is a better choice? This inmate did a nice job out of a plumber's box van. Uhaul has tons of these.

http://andreshoumatoff.smugmug.com/C...duty-E-350-Van
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Old 05-25-2015, 10:38 AM   #8
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UPS of Fedex type deliver truck is another option
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