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Old 10-24-2010, 07:35 AM   #1
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2005 Alpine 40 ft looking for reviews

hello Alpine owners have been looking at a 2005 Alpine 40ft in South Carolina.Live in Ontario,Canada Could anyone tell me the good stories and the bad stories of owning a 2005 Alpine motor home.Pictures on dealers sights never show the bad things,would like to hear them from owners. I will check the motor home out closely.
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Old 10-24-2010, 08:26 AM   #2
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There's a wealth of info on this Alpine Owners Forum. Numerous posts both positive and negative to give you ideas. Personally I love my '05 36 footer.
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The good- Should drive like a dream compared to most coaches under half a mil (and some over); great cargo carrying capacity & nice finish level (not made primarily outa particle board like so many others); great holding tank capacity for long outings (we are currently on a non-sewered site for a week w/no worries about tank capacity; although we won't be taking long showers into the wee hours of the morning, we will last a week w/no problems).

The bad- check the bolts holding the rear axle hardware to the frame (see this thread for more info & pics); easily fixed if you are bargaining for the coach. Also the bracket that holds the steering gear to the frame is weak unless stiffened w/some aftermarket solution (see this thread). Other problems are various, minor and prevalent in most any brand of rolling home.
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