Originally Posted by Hayduke
My understanding is the early coaches did not have the poor design.
Edit: In fact, the first post at the top of this second page is from Old Scout. He says it's only 2003+
Cracked steering brackets have been reported on earlier Alpines.
AKOne had the problem on a 1999, so it isn’t exclusive to certain years. It is more common on 2004 and later models as it is believed a thinner gauge steel was used for the mount.
One mostly true fact about an Alpine Coach is that the facts aren’t always accurate.