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Old 05-05-2009, 11:16 AM   #1
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High Miles on alpine

I would like to know what some alpines have for high miles and how they are now with the use. When I was looking for the alpine all people wanted to talk about was the low low miles. To me low use is as hard on then as high use.
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Never had mine above 9,000 feet
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Old 05-05-2009, 12:15 PM   #3
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Unless you are talking about serious high miles, I would not be very concerned about the running gear. I would really look over the use on the house portion of the coach.
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Approaching 90,000 miles on a 2003 40' MDTS--no major issues with the chassis. Have had minor issues with electronics and appliances but nothing much outside the expected....
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Old 05-05-2009, 06:00 PM   #5
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~91,000 miles as of the last fill up today. We fulltime, put about 10-11 K a year, she just keeps going on.

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But Engineer Mike, did YOU ever get higher than that in the coach? sniffing hydraulic fluid or...?
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Mine has had some really low miles. At Christmas I had it at 282 feet below sea level. It survived pretty well, though it was a bit cold in Death Valley. Heater worked good, chassis ran like a dream, didn't see any signs of seawater intrusion. I'd advise an Alpine with high or low mileage.
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