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rv:class_b [2017/06/24 19:31]
frater_secessus created
rv:class_b [2017/12/30 07:11]
frater_secessus [Class B motorhomes]
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 Class B RVs are built //in// a van platform. ​ In the past they were built on passenger van chassis (right) but [[rv:​eurovan|Eurovan]] chassis have become more common as their market share increases. Class B RVs are built //in// a van platform. ​ In the past they were built on passenger van chassis (right) but [[rv:​eurovan|Eurovan]] chassis have become more common as their market share increases.
  
-Class B motorhomes present several design challenges that make the cost surprisingly high.  First, the RV amenities are built within the existing chassis and skin, which limits access for construction ​and fitment. ​ Other motorhomes are often from the "​ground up" with the walls and roof put on when needed ​Second,​ the available space is much smaller than on [[rv:class a|class A]] or [[rv:​class_c|class C]].+Class B motorhomes present several design challenges that make the cost surprisingly high.  First, the RV amenities are built //within// the existing chassis and skin, which limits access for workers ​and fitment.((Other motorhomes are often built from the "​ground up" with the walls and roof put on when needed))  ​Second,​ the available space is much smaller than on [[rv:class a|class A]] or [[rv:​class_c|class C]].
  
 The payoff is a more durable, leakproof motorhome with higher build quality. The payoff is a more durable, leakproof motorhome with higher build quality.
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     * limited standing space; ​ often around 6'     * limited standing space; ​ often around 6'
  
 +Some Class B vans have dropped floor sections that may increase effective standing room:  ​
 +  * RoadTreks (1998 - 2003((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​showthread.php?​tid=28544&​pid=360340#​pid360340?​)))"​have a 3" deep pan between the frame rails about 5' long by 32" wide"​.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​showthread.php?​tid=28544&​pid=360629#​pid360629)).
 +  * Dodge Xplorer 224 models had a deeper dropped section near the side door, perhaps a foot deep.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​showthread.php?​tid=28544&​pid=360147#​pid360147))
  
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