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Handicap Conversion

This article details the conversion of a 1999 37V D for handicap living. My wife, Linda, has MS and is confined to a wheelchair and is unable to walk or get in or out of bed by herself. Modifications were necessary to allow the use of her wheelchair in the coach. A major objective was giving Linda the ability to come and go from the coach without requiring anyone's assistance.

The total cost of the coach conversion was approximately $47,000. The conversion was done by LazyDays and took five months. The exterior of the coach has motion-sensor lighting which lights up the exterior of the coach at night to allow Linda to enter or exit the coach at night.

Click on one of the links below to view a set of pictures. Using the names of the vendors supplied, additional details for specific handicap items can be found by doing a search on the internet.

- Submitted by Rod Payne


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