Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Alpine Coach Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-31-2010, 05:12 PM   #85
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 424
Originally Posted by Old Rv'er View Post
Stan the warranty on the engine from the manfacturer is 5 years or 150,000 miles I believe. So it was in warranty, and for that matter still is, however, the cooling system, the alternator, and maybe the PTO hookup is not, EM will know on the PTO thing. So since I had the alternator go out, it was up to me to fix it since WRV is gone. Actually, I enjoyed the repair, not the cost however, but the repair was kinda of nice, and I feel closer to the coach now knowing more about how to fix things on it. Suppose the thing is going to feel like a child over time, since they never seem to go away, just hit you from different angles with different problems. Yes we are on the road, in Nicholas, CA currently.

And Sid is correct about the air dam on the rear of the coach. I check mine about once a quarter, and there are several posts on how to make it better. Mine was fine the last time I checked it, and did not see any cracks in it. I am not aware of any mileage number which might be an indicator on when it goes bad. I also don't know if every coach is affected.
10-4 Monty...
I can relate to the coach being like a child. I remodeled my Fleetwood completely inside, changed out the suspension ...you name it, I did something to it. I know every inch of it. I'm going to miss that familarity with the Alpine for a while... The Fleetwood was indeed our "baby".

Thanks for the help....and enjoy your trip.

Best regards..Stan

StansCustoms is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Newbie with a couple of questions Boh Newmar Owner's Forum 20 10-06-2010 07:36 PM
Newbie here with a few questions IBBruin 5th Wheel Discussion 3 09-03-2010 06:44 AM
couple of BASIC newbie questions walkingman Excel Owner's Forum 9 10-03-2009 10:19 PM
Looking for a 2001 thru 2003 Alpine Greg from Pittsburgh Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 1 06-27-2009 02:32 PM
Newbie Questions Nathan Focht Newmar Owner's Forum 12 09-06-2007 10:21 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.