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Old 09-13-2017, 07:39 PM   #1
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Default Converting a class 8 tractor and 53ft trailer to RV status

Just looking for some guidance.

I have a 2006 387 Pete tractor and a Great Dane 53ft drop frame van. We converted the trailer to haul race cars in 2007. It has been a great combo for us. But the time has come to shut that business down and convert the trailer to sleeping quarters/car hauling for personal use. Also so I can stop paying all the hotel expenses when we go racing.

Here is my question: Is it possible to convert this type of rig to RV status? I live in Illinois and because our state is broke there is no one to talk to about this process. So, I am reaching out to the group to see if anyone has some first hand experience with this type of thing in my state.

Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old 09-18-2017, 10:08 AM   #2
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Just need 4 of the 6 or 7 things that they have listed on there website. Cooking device, fridge, running water, heat/ac, power, toilet, auxiliary power. Just tell them you want rv and rt plates. You will need those things in the truck and trailer though to be legal though.

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