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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-25-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Trehcub
One of the first repairs I made to my Alpine was...

One of the first repairs I made to my Alpine was to replace as many of the connections on the coax I could easliy find. WRV used twist on connectors and they did not always have a connection to the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-19-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Trehcub
You cannot use regular preston or auto antifreeze...

You cannot use regular preston or auto antifreeze due to the high silca amount. you must use low silca antifreeze. I normally buy the unmixed antifreeze, distilled water and the bottle of dca and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-04-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By Trehcub
Chians are not allowed in MN. You can purchase...

Chians are not allowed in MN. You can purchase them there, but most stores do not stock any chains. I purchesed mine from NAPA. Get your tire size and have them before you go. I would also recommend...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-08-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Trehcub
Check the Ratings on the ladder. Most of the the...

Check the Ratings on the ladder. Most of the the Telescoping ladders are only rated for 225lbs. You can get a 14' that has a 300lb rating from Telestep.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,015
Posted By Trehcub
What is the problen you are having. I have one of...

What is the problen you are having. I have one of the sidewise refrigs.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-07-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By Trehcub
I had the same problem on my 02 coach. The only...

I had the same problem on my 02 coach. The only way I could fix the problem was to remove the glass walls, clean all the old silicon off and reinstall the system. This is not a hard job just time...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-21-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,649
Posted By Trehcub
I have had the problem with the wipres and horn....

I have had the problem with the wipres and horn. This is normally a problem with the contacts for the smart wheel.

You can access the contacts by taking the cover off of the steering column just...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-05-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,428
Posted By Trehcub
If Ron did by the Assest at the auction, it would...

If Ron did by the Assest at the auction, it would be nice, if he did restart the company and I feel it would go a long way toward customer loyality and future sales. If he did honor the warranty on...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-01-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,459
Posted By Trehcub
The original tires were G rated. The H rated tire...

The original tires were G rated. The H rated tire will have more carring capicty and my not require as much air pressure to carry the load
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-14-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,404
Posted By Trehcub
I have a Telestep. This is the same brand that...

I have a Telestep. This is the same brand that Camping world sells, but mine is 14.5' tall it has a weight rating of 300#. Most telescoping ladders have a weight rating of 225 or 250. Be carefull of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-05-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By Trehcub
Country Coach laid off 100. All emplyees took a...

Country Coach laid off 100. All emplyees took a 5% Pay Cut. The upper management took a 25% pay cut.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-01-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,848
Posted By Trehcub
Your 99 coach has a Pac Brake. In 2002 they...

Your 99 coach has a Pac Brake. In 2002 they starting offering the ISL series Engine and they have a Jacob's compression brake. This is designed in the engine. It is not something that can be added....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-10-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By Trehcub
I have had mine out in 60 mph winds and have no...

I have had mine out in 60 mph winds and have no problems.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-10-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Trehcub
When I drained the coolant from the radiatior I...

When I drained the coolant from the radiatior I got most of the coolant out. I think I was able to get about 10 gallons out of the system.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-10-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By Trehcub
I had a 2002 Alpine, the wall had a decal showing...

I had a 2002 Alpine, the wall had a decal showing were to cut the hole for the vent. The vented 2100 is an excllent machine. We installed one in our Alpine a few years after getting the coach. We...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-10-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Trehcub
When I replaced my antifreeze, I purchased a 5...

When I replaced my antifreeze, I purchased a 5 gallon bucket, the antifreeze, dca and some distilled water. I used a waer bed pump that is avalibel from Home depot for about $5.00. TI would pour the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-10-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Trehcub
The arms are avaliable. They are about $800.00...

The arms are avaliable. They are about $800.00 for the pair from Camping world. This is the Installed price if I am not mistaken. I had some bent by a wind gust.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By Trehcub
I called today and was able to get an appointment...

I called today and was able to get an appointment for next week. Could have had an appointemnt for Monday 3 Dec. Could not get to Newmar that fast due to work.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,068
Posted By Trehcub
I am a newer Newmar owner. Do they leave the...

I am a newer Newmar owner. Do they leave the water on near the shop or do you have to make arrangements to fill with water.
I have an appointment for Dec 5th for some warranty work. I was already...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-27-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By Trehcub
Just Installed a shurflo 5.7. Having the same...

Just Installed a shurflo 5.7. Having the same problem. Let me know what you come up with from shurflo.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-10-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By Trehcub
When looking at extended service contracts you...

When looking at extended service contracts you need to see if the policy is inclusive or exclusive.
The Exclusive is considered the better policy. It list what is not covered.

The inclusive...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,455
Posted By Trehcub
$3000.00 is cheap compared to the cost of a...

$3000.00 is cheap compared to the cost of a repair to the motorhome when doing 65 and a tire blows. I know you are only responable for the deductible but the time spent sitting on the side of the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By Trehcub
Actully one system is wired as primary and the...

Actully one system is wired as primary and the other as secondary on the transfer switch. If there is power on the primary feed then the transfer switch will not switch. Normally the generator is set...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Trehcub
I would stick to the Michlins. They are excellent...

I would stick to the Michlins. They are excellent tires. Last I heard Toyo is no longer providing tire to OEM RV manufactures due to some issues with blowouts.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 49,169
Posted By Trehcub
For slides go out to the Accuride web site. They...

For slides go out to the Accuride web site. They have some slides that are rated at 275# a pair. They are full extension slides. The lengths come in 16" to 60". They Work good for tool boxes or other...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-15-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,525
Posted By Trehcub
Dale, The PDI list never made it to me can...

Dale,

The PDI list never made it to me can you send the file again. Thanks
buchs@flash.net
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-13-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Trehcub
When You say the coachs have the 2007 engine. Do...

When You say the coachs have the 2007 engine. Do you mean they have the same engine emissions as the 2007 coaches or they have the new engine with the new emissions that require the ultra low sulfer...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-11-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By Trehcub
I have just ordered a new 4023 DSDP. One of the...

I have just ordered a new 4023 DSDP. One of the last few chassis left. Can you send me the maintance list. buchs@flash.net

Thank
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-11-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,525
Posted By Trehcub
Dale, Can you send me a copy of the PDI List. ...

Dale,
Can you send me a copy of the PDI List.
buchs@flash.net

Thanks
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-04-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By Trehcub
I'm looking at buying a 2007 Camelot or Scepter. ...

I'm looking at buying a 2007 Camelot or Scepter. Any pros and cons would be appreciated. Am comparing these to a Dutch Star.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-04-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By Trehcub
I'm looking at buying a 2007 Camelot or Scepter. ...

I'm looking at buying a 2007 Camelot or Scepter. Any pros and cons would be appreciated. Am comparing these to a Dutch Star.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-02-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Trehcub
I am looking for a 38.

I am looking for a 38.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-01-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Trehcub
I am looking at a 2005 alpine coach. Any problems...

I am looking at a 2005 alpine coach. Any problems I need to be aware of before the purchase. Such as problems with slide leaks, hydro hot, residential refrig, etc. I currently own a 2002. The coach...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-01-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Trehcub
I am looking at a 2005 alpine coach. Any problems...

I am looking at a 2005 alpine coach. Any problems I need to be aware of before the purchase. Such as problems with slide leaks, hydro hot, residential refrig, etc. I currently own a 2002. The coach...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-03-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By Trehcub
I will be spending the next few weeks in NY. Any...

I will be spending the next few weeks in NY. Any suggestions on cold weather prep or precautions. I will be living in the coach.

Also any suggestion on where to purchase snow chains. I have tried...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-03-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By Trehcub
I will be spending the next few weeks in NY. Any...

I will be spending the next few weeks in NY. Any suggestions on cold weather prep or precautions. I will be living in the coach.

Also any suggestion on where to purchase snow chains. I have tried...
Forum: Fleetwood Products Owner's Forum 07-27-2006, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By Trehcub
When you are pulling a hill you will need to down...

When you are pulling a hill you will need to down shift and keep the engine RPM around 2000 or so. The reason for this is that the radiator fan turn faster at the Higher RPM even if it is side...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-21-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,212
Posted By Trehcub
You should be able to buy coolant at any truck...

You should be able to buy coolant at any truck stop. Or at a truck service center. The additive is also avaliable at most truck service centers.

The synthetic coolant my not be low silicate and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-19-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,872
Posted By Trehcub
I own a 2002 Alpine coach, I have had several...

I own a 2002 Alpine coach, I have had several problems with the coach, but WRV normally steps up to the plate to handle the problem.

The engine isssue is something that Coach Care should be will...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-09-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,229
Posted By Trehcub
I currently use an aircard from T-Mobil. The...

I currently use an aircard from T-Mobil. The price is aroud $35.00 a month for unlimited time. It works well going down the raod and have had no major problems with the service. I have had service in...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-09-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By Trehcub
You can get something similar from Home Depot or...

You can get something similar from Home Depot or Lowe's. The width of the handle is different but the spacer that normally gets damaged is the same. I have had to replace a draw pull and have found...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-06-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By Trehcub
One shop had problems getting the windshield to...

One shop had problems getting the windshield to fit on my 2002 coach. They had to get a port-a-power from a body shop and push the center windshild column out to get the windshield to line up. It...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-14-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,266
Posted By Trehcub
I have a 2002 Alpine and got tired of not being...

I have a 2002 Alpine and got tired of not being able to trust the gauges. I changed to a sealevel gauge by Garnet Technolgies.
They use a radio wave gauge system that reads thru the tank wall....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-09-2005, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By Trehcub
I have done this on my ISL was not much of a...

I have done this on my ISL was not much of a problem. The system holds 11 gallons of Antifreeze/Water mix.

I drained the system by just using the petcock at the base of the radiator. I collect the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-09-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By Trehcub
Steve is correct there is no need to let the...

Steve is correct there is no need to let the engine worm up before taking off. Let the air bags air up and take off with out lugging the engine and everthing will be O.K.

The cool down is only...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2005, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By Trehcub
I have over 1600 hours on my Onan genset, and...

I have over 1600 hours on my Onan genset, and have not had any problems with the unit. I am very careful about changing the oil every 150 hours and changed the belt and antifreeze at 1000 hours. The...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-20-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,716
Posted By Trehcub
Louie, I am about to put 6 new XZA2 tires on...

Louie,

I am about to put 6 new XZA2 tires on my coach, as well as Centramatics. Do you remember what the part number for the centramatics was used. I remember you said that they were different for...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-16-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,396
Posted By Trehcub
This information is in your owners manual. The...

This information is in your owners manual. The left and right turn signals are split off. I do not know the exact pin-out for the connector. My coach is currently in the shop or I would look the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-14-2005, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
Posted By Trehcub
Yes, you can but you have to make some changes in...

Yes, you can but you have to make some changes in your coach is wired in the breaker box. You have to move the wire from the breaker that runs the 110 frig plug to a breaker on the inverter. This...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-13-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By Trehcub
This is done with the cruise control swithc if I...

This is done with the cruise control swithc if I am not mistaken. I think you just tap the resume/ acc switch.

I currently have a different brand of coach and there is a switch for idle up.
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