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post #1 of 11 Old 12-27-2008, 07:20 AM Thread Starter
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does anyone have any idea on how this is constructed? could a large chassis be modified off a fire truck or school bus "diesel pusher" to accommodate a car such as a mini pickup or other vehicle with a diesel conversion in it. Frame rails would be rerouted to go up and over a vehicle in the center. any ideas

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Thats how. I did a pusher conversion and if you think you can just re-route the frame rails, you got another thing coming. My frame rails look like steel I-beams used in office building construction.

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what did you convert?

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well lets put it this way when we had a truck frame and just to strech it 10' and strengthin it it was 20,000 with out putting the hoist or box on so yes its going to be pricey


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i wouldnt be paying any one to do it. looking for a fun project to work on for the next few years. what type of truck did you have stretched? was it welded?

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i wouldnt be paying any one to do it. looking for a fun project to work on for the next few years. what type of truck did you have stretched? was it welded?
well we never did do it cause it costs so much but i dont know how they would do it my cousin does it here in scoblo so we were going to try him but i dont think they welded it because u would take all the strength out of the frame all i know is they can go to grass haha


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what did you convert?
A 91 Gillig Phantom transit bus.

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is that bus for real? that is sweet. why didnt i think of something like that could have made millions

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