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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,485
Posted By TMan59
Thank you, trees are great this year. ...

Thank you, trees are great this year.
Appreciate the kind comment.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-03-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,485
Posted By TMan59
JCA electronics, the manufacturer of the Vansco...

JCA electronics, the manufacturer of the Vansco units sent us an e mail indicating they will no longer be making the units.
The message is below.
Just FYI, sorry to relay this information but itís...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-11-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By TMan59
Thank you, these are the last 2 we had to help...

Thank you, these are the last 2 we had to help fellow Alpine owners in a pinch.
After these 2 I am guessing to get a new one itíll have to be ordered from Quebec and thatís about a 6 week to 3 month...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By TMan59
A/C Zones on Thermostat

If zone 2 is left ďonĒ when you turn on zone 1 and the air conditioner, they will both come on.
Make sure one of the zones it turned ďoffĒ.
Then start the other.
If they both come on with one of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By TMan59
Glad to hear the worked out!

Glad to hear the worked out!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-24-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By TMan59
Ron, so sorry to hear that. I am hoping someone...

Ron, so sorry to hear that. I am hoping someone with far more knowledge than I can help.
As far as the Vansco unit, there was a guy who would buy extras and send them out in case of emergency. I...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-24-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By TMan59
need a Vansco VMM

Glad this is all being resolved shortly!
I believe that was the last spare Vansco available and exactly why there were a few extras ordered.
To help a fellow traveler in an emergency.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-16-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By TMan59
I know on ours we had to take off the air cleaner...

I know on ours we had to take off the air cleaner housing if your talking about the filter back there.
Yes it was a chore but doable.
Would I go 2 years without changing that one?
Yes.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-05-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By TMan59
We tow a Jeep Grand Cherokee also and do not know...

We tow a Jeep Grand Cherokee also and do not know itís there either.
Alpineís, if kept in good condition are great coaches.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-01-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By TMan59
When we had the Windsor we replaced the cooling...

When we had the Windsor we replaced the cooling unit with the Amish unit.
Worked wonderfully!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-19-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By TMan59
Time has come, listed our Alpine on iRV2 classifieds

With this new job working Supercross Jan-May it just doesnít make sense to have it sit.
Itís close to perfect condition, would love another Alpine owner to upgrade rather than someone new.
Just FYI.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-16-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By TMan59
Dish or direct or other

We had the RF Mogul satellite installed and went with dish.
Dish allows us to stop service when not in use.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By TMan59
Dave and LJ in Woodland is also very good. We...

Dave and LJ in Woodland is also very good. We have had some work done there a few times.
Like D said Junction City is a Mecca for rv repair also.

Tacoma? Not so much...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,438
Posted By TMan59
Having all service records matters how much??

Thank you!
I am in charge of the flag crew that lines the track for safety. Work every event except Daytona.
Just love it.

I am the second owner of the coach, only 52,000 miles on a 2008....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,438
Posted By TMan59
Having all service records matters how much??

How much importance do you place on all service records since new being in place?

Looks like we will be selling the Alpine and listing it here first and wondering how much that will make a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-23-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,780
Posted By TMan59
Road looks like itís in great shape. Oh you...

Road looks like itís in great shape.
Oh you mean the rv thatís like 2 states away.
Iíll wait till itís closer before I have any concerns at all.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 38,037
Posted By TMan59
Sorry to see that D. Hate that feeling when...

Sorry to see that D.
Hate that feeling when every attempt to get out makes it worse.
The good news is this can be fixed.
I can only hope all my issues can be fixed with money.
Some canít.
There...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-19-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,780
Posted By TMan59
The drivers just making a straight line out of a...

The drivers just making a straight line out of a curved rd where itís safe.
Just calm down..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,479
Posted By TMan59
I donít work on my rv. Itís better for both of...

I donít work on my rv.
Itís better for both of us I donít.
A man needs to understand his limitations....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 65,819
Posted By TMan59
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By TMan59
Repair needed Tacoma, WA

Brazels rv in centralia.
1-360-736-9494
Itís about 40 minutes south.

Daveís RV repair in Chehalis is also good if Brazels is too busy.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,861
Posted By TMan59
Interesting. Same could be said for the gasser...

Interesting.
Same could be said for the gasser people bashing DPís.
That you need $100,000 cash with you at all times in case something breaks.
If someone is unable or incapable of understanding...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,137
Posted By TMan59
We sold our 01 Monaco Windsor for 55,000. It...

We sold our 01 Monaco Windsor for 55,000.
It was in great shape and I am no dyiíer.
Stuff needed fixed, we got it fixed.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,861
Posted By TMan59
I would suggest a trip to a dealer and drive a...

I would suggest a trip to a dealer and drive a mid level DP.
Weíve had a gas and now on our second DP.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,994
Posted By TMan59
Go to your local rv dealer and open the back of a...

Go to your local rv dealer and open the back of a rear radiator model.
Not that itís a bad design, just brings on other challenges.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-01-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By TMan59
I would do what the Jeep manual for your year and...

I would do what the Jeep manual for your year and model says.
But thatís just me.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-01-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By TMan59
How do you weed through the reviews?

I read reviews and try and read between the lines.
Some folks are just never happy.
I remember reading a review about how the management was completely awful and miss treated them. Decided to stay...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,994
Posted By TMan59
Alpine, Country Coach, Monaco, Newmar and Tiffin...

Alpine, Country Coach, Monaco, Newmar and Tiffin would be my choices for that era.
Had a 01 Monaco Windsor and now a 07 Alpine Limited.
In my opinion they donít make coaches these days like they...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By TMan59
I would just like to say that you have a great...

I would just like to say that you have a great attitude taking on these fixís.
Some folks completely freak out if the tv doesnít come on immediately!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-28-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By TMan59
Iíll give it a go!! Thank you

Iíll give it a go!!
Thank you
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By TMan59
Holly cow! Challenge is this one has the dump...

Holly cow!
Challenge is this one has the dump tanks behind it, so no access that way.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-25-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By TMan59
Thank you, Iíll give it a go!

Thank you, Iíll give it a go!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-24-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By TMan59
Speaking of bay doors...

The sewer water drain and fill are on the drivers side in the wet bay. There are switches to open and close the smart valves to drain in the wet bay.
Access to the tanks, and the smart valves,...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-24-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By TMan59
Speaking of bay doors...

One of my bay doors on the 07 limited wonít open. (Door to water/ sewer tanks. Passenger side, in front of rear wheels).
Pull up on handle, doesnít unlatch.
Donít want to force it, and no, itís not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By TMan59
Love a good positive post!! Looks like your...

Love a good positive post!!
Looks like your ready for summer travels!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-17-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,739
Posted By TMan59
Fords?

Your husband sounds like a wise man! [emoji3]

When we had a gas mh we had a Ford motor.
Not my first choice either but did get 60,000 miles out of it and sold it.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-10-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By TMan59
Theee is a nice park Iíve stayed at just east of...

Theee is a nice park Iíve stayed at just east of Portland on hwy 26
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-10-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By TMan59
Sorry to hear that. Just FYI, Not sure where...

Sorry to hear that.
Just FYI, Not sure where you heard the Vansco units were so problematic, but there are sure a lot of us that have those that are dang happy with them. I just carry a spare Vansco...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-02-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By TMan59
Cummins 300 cracked exhaust manifold on 99 Dutchstar

Itís one of those things that, yes it needs fixed.
So, the sooner itís fixed, more than likely the cheaper it is time wise.
Wait until ďcanít go any further ď to fix it and most likely takes far...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-27-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By TMan59
2017 Left Over Palazzo 36.1

Just my personal opinion about the Palazzo.
When they were first introduced to the market there were a lot of issues. Seems like by about 2014-15 they really did try and address those issues and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-27-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,168
Posted By TMan59
Radiator

Macs used to be a good resource a long time ago.
after having my cac replaced there they told me they were surprised I brought the rv in as they really hadnít worked on one in quite a while. Turns...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,888
Posted By TMan59
Comparing AGM batteries to flood cell is not even...

Comparing AGM batteries to flood cell is not even apples to oranges.
Hate when I read ďyou could get a good battery from 7/11 for $50....,Ē
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-12-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,127
Posted By TMan59
Sea Perch Resort in Yatcats or however itís...

Sea Perch Resort in Yatcats or however itís spelled
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,517
Posted By TMan59
You are going to need a good enclosed trailer to...

You are going to need a good enclosed trailer to haul all this extra stuff around in.....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,517
Posted By TMan59
That new Dutchstar should come with a ems...

That new Dutchstar should come with a ems protective system.
1st coach, new Dutchstar.
Doing it right, my hero for the day!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By TMan59
Had a tough time finding mine. Rags and a...

Had a tough time finding mine. Rags and a extension mirror will help.
Found ours in a place that we had looked at twice already.
But finally had a rag and mirror.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-19-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,842
Posted By TMan59
Dave Root in La Pine Oregon did ours. ...

Dave Root in La Pine Oregon did ours.
Reasonable price is subjective, I was more interested in results.
Long term results.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-11-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,105
Posted By TMan59
I would not buy a pre-programmed Vansco. The...

I would not buy a pre-programmed Vansco.
The Vansco is programmed from the one in your coach so it matches perfectly.
Itís not hard, even I could do it.
I would also be glad someone was using the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-06-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By TMan59
Sea Perch is a great location right on the ocean....

Sea Perch is a great location right on the ocean.
Just south of Yachets
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,993
Posted By TMan59
Lifelines in our Alpine. Doubt at this point I...

Lifelines in our Alpine.
Doubt at this point I would use anything else.
Just our experience
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