RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Alpine Coach Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-11-2019, 08:06 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Clinton, Wa
Posts: 7
2007 Western Alpine Coach 36' SE Limited

looking for part numbers of the (2) ball joints on each end of the steering Tube, anyone know what it is or where i can get them? Steering Tube is the 5' tube that goes from the steering box to the front wheels.
__________________

Raylinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-12-2019, 02:32 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
ThePowells's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Zebulon, NC
Posts: 5,192
The parts you are asking about are tie rod ends and they will be specific to your chassis make and model rather than the RV make and model.
__________________

__________________
Kelly and Jerry Powell with Halo (Lethal White Aussie), Nash the Rat Terrorist, and now Reid, the "Brindle we have no idea puppy"
2020 Grand Design Solitude 390RK-R
ThePowells is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 10:05 AM   #3
Registered User
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 40,916
Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Sorry I can't help with that. Noticed you are kinda new on IRV2 and wanted to say hello! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 10:44 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
450Donn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Dallas,OR
Posts: 4,011
What chassis?
__________________
Don and Lorri
Resident Dummy.
450Donn is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 10:59 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 2,187
Quote:
Originally Posted by 450Donn View Post
What chassis?
Peak Chassis.
__________________
2005 Alpine Coach 36MDDS
2015 Grand Cherokee Diesel
RVPioneer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 04:02 PM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Clinton, Wa
Posts: 7
Peak
Raylinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 04:04 PM   #7
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Clinton, Wa
Posts: 7
Not tie rod ends and it's a peak frame
Raylinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 04:25 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 1,136
Hi Raylinda; Have the same part on my 01 Windsor. If the design is the same as on my Roadmaster Chassis, which I think it is on your Peak Chassis, those 2 ends are identified as tie rod ends. Those same joints are used on the drag link that connects both front wheels together for turning. If Alpine did do a good design on that part the tie rod ends should threaded into the tube and held in place with a clamp. If so, once you get the tie rod end disconnected and unscrewed from the tube you can take it to a NAPA store or any shop that deals with heavy duty chassis repair and alinement. On some Monaco coach's the tie rod ends were welded into the tube. There are shops that make up a new tube with the threads in the tube so a new tie rod end can just be screwed into the tube. Hope this answers your question!
8.3Oilbuner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 04:42 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 899
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raylinda View Post
looking for part numbers of the (2) ball joints on each end of the steering Tube, anyone know what it is or where i can get them? Steering Tube is the 5' tube that goes from the steering box to the front wheels.

SO, you are referring to the DRAG LINK (pttmarn arm off steering box to left side steering knuckle?


Please confirm.
__________________
Brett Wolfe
Ex: 2003 Alpine 38FDDS
wolfe10 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 05:00 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 21,307
Drag link is fore and aft from steering box to left front spindle.

Tie rod runs from left front to right front wheel, tieing the wheels together.
twinboat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 05:03 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 2,187
Raylinda,

I requested that this thread be moved to the Alpine Forum.

Brett will steer you in the right direction, pun intended. Old Scout and EngineerMike, among others are tremendously knowledgeable about Alpines.

Many folks will try to help, but our Alpines are an odd bird. Listen to current and previous Alpine owners. You can also search this (Alpine) forum for “tie rod” and several informative threads will come up.

Nearly every potential issue has been discussed on this forum. It is a great resource for diagnosing and solving problems.
__________________
2005 Alpine Coach 36MDDS
2015 Grand Cherokee Diesel
RVPioneer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 09:07 PM   #12
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Clinton, Wa
Posts: 7
yes you are correct
Raylinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 09:09 PM   #13
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Clinton, Wa
Posts: 7
Drag Link i guess is what it is called. goes from the steering box to the front wheels a white tube about 5 foot long. not the tie rod ends thoses are from both wheels drag link only goes to the front left wheel
Raylinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2019, 11:12 PM   #14
Senior Member
 
DrDaveMA's Avatar
 
Alpine Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Posts: 2,859
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raylinda View Post
yes you are correct


Raylinda, work with Brett (Wolfe10) he is VERY familiar with the Peak chassis, Alpine steering and suspension.

Dave
__________________

__________________
Dave, Bobbi and Fenway
2005 38' FDTS Alpine Limited, 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Lake Wales, FL
DrDaveMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WRV Alpine Coach :: 2007 Western RV Alpine Coach swsarmyknife iRV2 Owners Registry 0 06-09-2019 08:41 AM
Alpine Coach :: 2001 Western RV - Alpine 36 FDDS paul65k iRV2 Owners Registry 0 12-25-2018 04:59 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×