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Old 04-25-2011, 11:50 AM   #1
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Can a ladder be attched to coach

Mine is a 2004 alpine ltd. I was told by an Rv dealer that you can't mount a ladder on this coach. Is that true...does anyone know?

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Old 04-25-2011, 05:29 PM   #2
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See Rear Ladder

There are also earlier discussions on ladders. Do a search on this forum using the menu at the top:
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:49 PM   #3
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I had on put on my 2001 in 2005. Seems to be just fine - I use it quite often.
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Old 05-26-2011, 11:43 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by GMDavidson View Post
I had on put on my 2001 in 2005. Seems to be just fine - I use it quite often.

Who mounted it for you..? ...and how much do you weigh, or what's the most weight it's had on it?
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:47 PM   #5
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I understand that in 2005 WRV started reinforcing the rear that a ladder may be mounted. Prior to that, you will have to reinforce the cap or as many have done, get an free standing collapsible ladder.

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Old 06-01-2011, 12:13 PM   #6
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If you look inside the engine compartment and look up on the passenger's side you will see the blocking (if it is there) it looks like 2x4's with fiberglass covering them . If you can't see blocking you do not have it .

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