How can I covert a brand new 40ft. shipping container into a street legal electric motor home so I have something cool.?
- EdnaLv 79 months agoFavorite Answer
No matter how much work you do on the inside to convert it into a motor home, a shipping container going down the road is still going to look like a shipping container.
Even if you could somehow convert it into something that was driveable, the weight of the thing would be enormous, and you probably wouldn't be allowed to drive it on public streets or highways. An average 40-foot, empty steel shipping container weighs 8,268 pounds. The weight of the thing would tear up the road. And good luck finding tires large enough to put on it.
- JetDocLv 79 months ago
I think it would make a lot more sense to just buy an old school bus and convert it to a motor home. Just rip out the seats, build a kitchen and throw a bed in the back and you've got it made.
- The DevilLv 79 months ago
Trucks pull them all the time. Find an electric truck. Really, I don't think you'll enjoy trying to drive that around the city. Why not buy a 40 ft fuel-cell bus instead?
- John AldenLv 79 months ago
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- Trump 2020Lv 79 months ago
First, come up with several hundred thousand dollars. Build it, then, park it in your back yard, as it's unlikely it could ever be made street legal (IMO).
- G. WhilikersLv 79 months ago
Cut off the sides and weld them to a trolley bus.
- artherLv 49 months ago
fit out your container, roll a 40ft container trailer under it attach, hook it up to your prime mover and your away
- 9 months ago
First, you withdraw $100,000 from your savings.........
- GregLv 79 months ago
If you think the answer is here, you will never complete the project.