Sleeper Cab Sizes.

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Jared H.'s Comment
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So I'm a big and tall size guy, I'm 6'4. Looking at different trucks and wondering what trucks have more spacious sleepers than others? Obviously I don't need the best thing out there but I want to sleep without having my head or toes touching the sides of wall. I'm looking at different companies and I know companies have different trucks so this would help in my search. Thank you

Errol V.'s Comment
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Front to back, sleepers vary a bit, but it's still like living in a closet.

You're in luck for the bed, though. Most sleeper bunks are a standard T-XL, or "long twin". You can buy sheet sets that fit, just make sure they are the Long Twin size.

I'm 6'3" and have no problem with those morning yawn-stretches.

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Jared H.'s Comment
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I've been looking into Jim Palmer Trucking which has brand new Peterbilt 579's and Freightliner Cascadia's. Looking at the pictures of the 2 trucks it looks like the mattress and is larger on the Peterbilt 579? Is that right or am I just seeing the picture wrong

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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It's probably the pic. I have a cascadia and they put a twin in.. but the mattress is too short and has room left. I ordered a twin xl... can't wait til I get it ;)

Ernie S. (AKA Old Salty D's Comment
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I've been looking into Jim Palmer Trucking which has brand new Peterbilt 579's and Freightliner Cascadia's. Looking at the pictures of the 2 trucks it looks like the mattress and is larger on the Peterbilt 579? Is that right or am I just seeing the picture wrong

You are correct, the mattress is larger in the Pete than it is in the Cascadia (wider not longer). Pete's and KW's are made by Paccar and have been known for years now to have a larger bed than other brands. I have never seen the inside of a Western Star, so don't know anything about them.

Ernie

Jared H.'s Comment
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Ernie, so are you saying in the Peterbilt the mattress is closer to a full size mattress than the twin XL in the Cascadia's?

Ernie S. (AKA Old Salty D's Comment
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Ernie, so are you saying in the Peterbilt the mattress is closer to a full size mattress than the twin XL in the Cascadia's?

That is true. I have been inside a Pete, drove a KW T680, and am now again driving a Cascadia Evolution. And the mattress in the Pete & KW are wider than the Cascadia.

Ernie

Sunrise Driver's Comment
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Freightliner Cascadia is your best bet. I'm 6/7 and feel very comfortable in the sleeper.

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