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Old 08-24-2017, 04:08 AM   #71
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Which was quieter, your Alpine diesel or you gasser?
funny you should ask, as I did a lot of testing and found them to be the same with the dash air on max..also found the Winnebago to be more noise'y from the wind noise , in fact I shut off the engine and coasted down the road and the noise level was the same...I did seal the windshield and a few other mods that got the winne quieted down...as far as the statements that you can't talk going down the road,... I found them to be false...I also did a muffler mod to where you couldn't hear the motor going down the free way..super quiet,it took a whole bunch of trials and errors to get there,, but finally did..

it is hard to compare the smooth quiet ride of a alpine, as it is built like no other DP 34'r, I've had journey's bounders, discovery's, expiditions,.. all on the freightliner(freight shaker) chassis..you couldn't hear the motor, but get on a little bit bumpy road and you would think the whole coach was coming apart..


heres my old gasser..
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here's going up about a 7% grade pulling a loaded box trailer.. I was right at gross vec. weight...the wind was killing the power, and added to the wind noise... but 4th gear ...

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here was my tiffin allegro..running up hill @26,000lb 75 mph.(the posted speed limit)...had no proplem talking in this coach either...

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