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Old 07-29-2018, 09:21 AM   #1
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Seeking Information on Alfa SeeYa

need to know about a Alfe SeeYa looking at one and never heard of them
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If you do a Google search on Alfe SeeYa, quite a few positive reviews, information is available.
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An Alfa See Ya wouldn't be on my list of DP coaches to look at. Entry level DP coach, no full body paint, no solid wood cabinetry, substandard workmanship. Toured the Chino factory in 1990 and wasn't impressed. Most of the assembly was outdoors under large carports, clutter everywhere, disinterested work force, etc.

They were better known for their 5th wheel travel trailers back in the day. I'd look for an early to mid 2000's Monaco, Alpine, Country Coach, Newmar, Tiffin coach in no particular order. Newmar and Tiffin are still in business.
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I was motorhome shopping in JAN, FAB, and MAR and was attracted by the low price of some Alphas. The worst thing I saw was the outside finish of Alphas seemed to deteriorate faster than others. There were actually holes in the fiberglass on some of the coaches.
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Last winter while in Florida, I spoke to an Alfa owner and he was very happy with his coach but he did tell me that some Alfa coaches had a problem with the sidewalls in that moisture from the inside would cause a problem with the outside of the wall. He said that it was more prevalent in areas of the country where coaches were store where there was high humidity. I only bring this up so you can do a search for problems with Alfa coaches and see if this problem has been discussed on the internet.
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Last winter while in Florida, I spoke to an Alfa owner and he was very happy with his coach but he did tell me that some Alfa coaches had a problem with the sidewalls in that moisture from the inside would cause a problem with the outside of the wall. He said that it was more prevalent in areas of the country where coaches were store where there was high humidity. I only bring this up so you can do a search for problems with Alfa coaches and see if this problem has been discussed on the internet.
This was one of the major reasons the company went out of business. Their sidewalls were from Crane Composite, a major supplier of sidewalls in the RV industry. Crane would not honor the many warranty claims against Alfa, leaving them no choice but to close their doors in 2008.

Read the comments at the end of the press release. This company was a disaster during the final years.

https://rvnewsservice.wordpress.com/...uits/#comments

When we bought our Imperial, there was an Alfa See Ya on the lot as well. I think it was a 2004 or 5 with 3 slides. Ten minutes in that coach we could tell it was not in the same league as the Holiday Rambler.
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yep, they referred to them as alfa cancer. Generally cosmetic but not very good for resale.
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Great headroom but the fiberglass exterior wall problems and issues with basement air turned me off to them.
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Thanks to every one that is what i was looking for
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I looked at new ones. What stood out was the lack of quality and construction shortcuts that were not acceptable to me even in the Gold models.
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