Class 8 Crew Cab with sleeper?

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  1. LondRanger

    LondRanger Road Train Member

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    I’m curious if a Class 8 has ever been made with a crew cab and a sleeper? Doesn’t matter from manufacturer for from aftermarket.
     
  2. x1Heavy

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    It would be huge. You are not sleeping 4 people back there.

    You want either a sleeper truck or a crew cab truck and hotel for all 4. There is not enough frame space for all that.
     
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  3. SoCalRed

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    Check CR England. One drives, one in the passenger seat and three in the sleeper.
    On a serious note no I don’t think so, but if you really want one I’m sure it can be custom made.
     
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  4. LondRanger

    LondRanger Road Train Member

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    I was thinking a crew cab with a double bunk, or even simply adding 2 extra seats to a current condo sleeper.
     
  5. x1Heavy

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    The road trip trucks we had had bunks removed and seats with restraints provided for 4 souls in addition to trainer.

    Otherwise there is no benefit to having 4 people on one truck, you would be earning more running 4 trucks one each or two as teams each.

    Having both a crew cab and a sleeper bunk introduces more problems, primarily in disinfecting, hygene and necessary laundry which will be a bit more important because 4 humans in a space of a walk in closet dumps a awful lot of stuff and it will cause problems in a health situation to personality conflicts.

    What I have not heard is "Why" and should be the first question I have for you... Why? would you consider such a monster?
     
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  6. FoolsErrand

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    Wouldnt be any longer than a double eagle or allied movers type truck.

    I built a 4door sleeper medium duty toter. Same length as a CCLB f350.
     
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    Why?
     
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  8. LondRanger

    LondRanger Road Train Member

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    A Class 8 Toy Hauler?

    you have apartments behind the driver theses days, I was wondering if someone if anyone ever did a Seating for 4 in a class 8 plus Bunk or 2.


    I sure as hell wouldn’t mind a nice pre egr KW or Pete as my toy hauler.

    I know I know you haulers exist, they do but it’s still not a class 8.



    @x1Heavy for personal family use.
     
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  9. not4hire

    not4hire Road Train Member

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    Class 8 crew cab from manufacturers? Yes. Freightliner FL80. Crew cab and sleeper? No.

    Freightliner also made the FL70 crew cab (class 7, single drive axle vs. dual for FL80... I bought two). And Ford offers the F750 and F650 (classes 7 and 6, same cab as F350 and up).

    The Freightliner Sport Chassis (recreational) was the M2 cab and chassis.

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  10. LondRanger

    LondRanger Road Train Member

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    If im not mistaken the the m2 is a class 7 isn’t it?

    Either way if it’s a class 7 any of them had class drivetrains? Like a series 60 14L with a 18spd.

    I’m not sure why might be from my younger years but bigger is better.
     
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