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Old 04-27-2014, 09:42 PM   #1
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Is a noisy V10 normal?

This is my first posting. I am looking at buying a used class A. I tried out a 2007 Hurricane today with a V10. It was very quiet. I also tried a 2003 Allegro M30DA, which we really liked but we noticed much more engine noise. Is this normal for the Allegra and is there a way to put better insulation to quiet it down? Thanks for any help. Dale.
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our old 2002 Pace Arrow with the V10 was very noisy,I'm sure you can always add more insulation.
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Thanks. Do you think yours was noisy because of lack of good insulation? Were you happy with the V10?
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:22 PM   #4
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The V-10 is an XLNT motor.....It was upgraded significantly in 2006, higher torque/HP and a better transmission....

If it were me, I would focus on 06 and later if it is in your budget.....Pre 06 was good too, just good improvement in 2006......
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I too have the V10. It is noisy! But it runs like crazy with plenty of power to push a big old heavy rig. I plan on taking my engine cover off and seeing if I can figure a way to add some more sound barrier. It will be interesting to see if any one has done this, what they used and if it made much difference.
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I have a v10 with 22k miles in a 2000 Monaco La Palma....I wouldn't say it was noisy, but then again I have not driven any other MH. I like the power, and I'm very glad it has low mileage.
My initial fear has been the thought of replacing the engine/transmission. It seams it wouldn't be to hard to come by a used v10 to put a few more years into this outfit.
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See my response in the other same topic thread...
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