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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-21-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By Rod Fosback
It helps to have a can of fresh Diesel to prefill...

It helps to have a can of fresh Diesel to prefill the filters, and yes there are two Fuel filters, one water separator and a sub micron on the rail(bear to get to or raise the bed and do it from the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,852
Posted By Rod Fosback
We were at the same place that you were, we...

We were at the same place that you were, we started to look at what brands had the owner support, reliability, floor plan, Diesel pusher that could tow 10K LBS, and did not need the DEF!!, we found...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,867
Posted By Rod Fosback
That is part of the reason that we went with the...

That is part of the reason that we went with the ALPINE COACH, I wanted a 10K towing ability, ours is 36' with the 400HP 1200FTLBS of torque, We tow either a 5000 LB boat or a 2016 F150 and it makes...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-16-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Rod Fosback
Ended up going fishing so that project has been...

Ended up going fishing so that project has been on hold
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-08-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Rod Fosback
Thank you, I will look tomorrow, its for the new...

Thank you, I will look tomorrow, its for the new ALPINE stereo that I installed, I am thinking of putting some remote speakers in the curb side bays but need to run speaker wire to a amplifier.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-08-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Rod Fosback
Mine looks nothing like that, mine is a 2005 with...

Mine looks nothing like that, mine is a 2005 with the Vansco
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-08-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Rod Fosback
Good call, I’m looking for the panel dim wire

Good call, I’m looking for the panel dim wire
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-08-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Rod Fosback
Dash wires

Installing a new stereo, the wire labeled PNL-C does what?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-01-2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Rod Fosback
Apparently there was a hole in the top of the...

Apparently there was a hole in the top of the curb side front wheel well, Robby and Kylee fixed the hole and sealed the waist line, everyone that we have shown it to LOVE the flooring, we went with...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-29-2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Rod Fosback
Just had Bobby Vodden at Kustom Coack Works redo...

Just had Bobby Vodden at Kustom Coack Works redo our floor and repair a soft spot, canít speak highly enough about his work!!

Here are before and after pics and what he did on the steps, they...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-14-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Rod Fosback
Ours is in at Kustom Coachworks getting the floor...

Ours is in at Kustom Coachworks getting the floor repaired and the tile removed and LVP installed, they have a very good reputation for good work, check out their web page at...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-06-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Rod Fosback
After talking to Robby at Kustom Coachworks he...

After talking to Robby at Kustom Coachworks he guided me on how to take out the MCD shades(they just clip in), now after headed for Pendleton for the Whisky fest it goes in to Kustom on Monday to get...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-05-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Rod Fosback
window box removal

We are in the process of doing some updates to out 2005 36 FDDS, can't figure out how to remove the ones in the front under the upper cabinets, help please

Rod
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,685
Posted By Rod Fosback
January 2020 we went from an 11' cabover camper...

January 2020 we went from an 11' cabover camper to a 36' DP, after looking and searching we decided on one that did not need DEF!!, we wanted one that had a 10K towing capacity, and well maintained,...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-27-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By Rod Fosback
I have one that I removed from our 05 36FDDS, you...

I have one that I removed from our 05 36FDDS, you are welcome to it.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-31-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,419
Posted By Rod Fosback
We have a 2016 F150 Super Crew with the 3.5L...

We have a 2016 F150 Super Crew with the 3.5L Ecoboost V6, 6.5' bed, we flat tow it and it will tow our 2007 20' Boulton sled(about 5K)

look into the Demco Stay n play braking system

Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-30-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Rod Fosback
Had our Pentair Sureflo 4048-153-E75 quit working...

Had our Pentair Sureflo 4048-153-E75 quit working T/S to the pressure switch, getting the upper Housing kit from Amazon for $30 so will get two and keep one in the spare parts tote.

Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-30-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Rod Fosback
Had ours in to Kaiser Brake and Alignment in...

Had ours in to Kaiser Brake and Alignment in Eugene, they were diagnosing a shimmy in the steering wheel(turned out the beads in the front tires just take a bit to balance things out), but on the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-24-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,551
Posted By Rod Fosback
We flat tow a 2016 F150 3.5 Ecoboost 4X4, we use...

We flat tow a 2016 F150 3.5 Ecoboost 4X4, we use the Demco Stay and Play braking system
behind a 2005 Alpine 36' FDDS with a 400 HP 1200 ft lbs,

it takes about 10 minutes to hook up

the F150...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-22-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By Rod Fosback
Mine lights up but very dim, don't notice any...

Mine lights up but very dim, don't notice any change with the dimmer switch for the dash lights.

2005 36 FDDS
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-15-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Rod Fosback
What model of Easy Touch do we need?, 2005...

What model of Easy Touch do we need?, 2005 36FDDS.

Thanks Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-01-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Rod Fosback
I took the clear plastic one and cut off the...

I took the clear plastic one and cut off the short side until I can get one of the others.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-27-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,502
Posted By Rod Fosback
Unless you want to watch your trailer fenders...

Unless you want to watch your trailer fenders bounce up and down and everything in the trailer get rearranged, then be all means don't get them balanced, I think that the consensus is get them...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-13-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,421
Posted By Rod Fosback
We tow a 2016 F150 Super Crew 3.5l Ecoboost, 6.5'...

We tow a 2016 F150 Super Crew 3.5l Ecoboost, 6.5' bed and use the DUO STAY AND PLAY breaking system.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-02-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 513,099
Posted By Rod Fosback
2005 Alpine 36 FDDS, and my 20í Boulton boat

2005 Alpine 36 FDDS, and my 20í Boulton boat
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-14-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Rod Fosback
Insurance

We have the same coach, and use American National, ANPAC

Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-30-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 750
Sticky: Alpine Register
Views: 727,716
Posted By Rod Fosback
Welcome RSYoung, you now have the best coach on...

Welcome RSYoung, you now have the best coach on the road.

Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-27-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,428
Posted By Rod Fosback
Mine is electric screw drive.

Mine is electric screw drive.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,669
Posted By Rod Fosback
We found a 2005 ALPINE 36' FDDS(Front Door Double...

We found a 2005 ALPINE 36' FDDS(Front Door Double Slide), found it January 2 2020, have put about $7000 into it since, Inverter, Fridge, etc, since its a 2005 no DEF, 400 HP Cummins, 1200 FLBS...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,019
Posted By Rod Fosback
WHAT DONR103 said. We found a 2005 ALPINE...

WHAT DONR103 said.

We found a 2005 ALPINE 36' and yes it has been a steep learning curve coming form a 12 pickup camper to a DP and all the systems to learn.

Good luck on your search!, post...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 513,099
Posted By Rod Fosback
2005 Alpine, 2017 Boulton 20í sled or a 2016 F150

2005 Alpine, 2017 Boulton 20í sled or a 2016 F150
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-21-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Rod Fosback
Mine has Two, water separator in the back curb...

Mine has Two, water separator in the back curb side access, sub micron on the curb side of the motor
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,911
Posted By Rod Fosback
Good luck with your search, we found ours January...

Good luck with your search, we found ours January 2020, couldn't be happier,
with any older DP there will be things that need fixing or upgrading, we upgraded the Inverter to one that produces true...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-15-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 280,759
Posted By Rod Fosback
36FDDS Door hold open

Well I figured out the problem, well I think itís time to bite the bullet and go with the replacement option from PTL, just talked the the nice lady there and itís $114 for the replacement, they...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,512
Posted By Rod Fosback
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2DJtmnbMgPU

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2DJtmnbMgPU
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-04-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,752
Posted By Rod Fosback
My Fuel filters o my 2005 36 FDDS uses the...

My Fuel filters o my 2005 36 FDDS uses the FLEETGUARD LF9009(Cummins part number 3401544) for the on on the rail and FLEETGUARD FS1003(Cummins 4070801) for the water separator.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-03-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 151,880
Posted By Rod Fosback
Saw an ALPINE towing a enclosed cargo trailer...

Saw an ALPINE towing a enclosed cargo trailer headed east on Oregon 38 just west of Elkton this morning as we were headed for Reedsport
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-20-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 280,759
Posted By Rod Fosback
My 2005 36FDDS door will not latch open, what is...

My 2005 36FDDS door will not latch open, what is the mechanism that holds the door open?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 151,880
Posted By Rod Fosback
Go DUCKS

Saw this at a local RV repair shop
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,484
Posted By Rod Fosback
We still boondock, love that we can

We still boondock, love that we can
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-04-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,177
Posted By Rod Fosback
https://www.rvt.com/Western%20RV-Alpine%20Coach-36...

https://www.rvt.com/Western%20RV-Alpine%20Coach-36MDDS-2004-Castro%20Valley-CA-ID9876762-UX175156, just saw this one
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-04-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,060
Posted By Rod Fosback
What size Fumoto oil drain valve should I order...

What size Fumoto oil drain valve should I order for my 2005 400H ISL 8.9L, and the gen set, I have all the filters for changing the oil next week, A friend ha a truck shop and in going to help me,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,593
Posted By Rod Fosback
We did our homework, and after looking at lots of...

We did our homework, and after looking at lots of brands and figuring out our purchase budget and maintenance budget (5-6K per year) we went with an older Alpine, 400 HP, 10K towing rating, and NO...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-06-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 151,880
Posted By Rod Fosback
I spy an Alpine

At Cape Blanco State park, 4/6/2021, very nice 3 slide unit
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-01-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 750
Sticky: Alpine Register
Views: 727,716
Posted By Rod Fosback
Welcome, a great group of RV owners Rod

Welcome, a great group of RV owners

Rod
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-14-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By Rod Fosback
CARB inspections

Anyone know how the new (Draft Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance (HD I/M)
Regulatory Concepts Ė December 2020) will effect those of us that do not live in California?

Rod
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-16-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,705
Posted By Rod Fosback
Have my coach in to Keizer brake and alignment in...

Have my coach in to Keizer brake and alignment in Eugene, having the brakes checked, brakes were is great shape, found that the air bags were severely checked and one of the link ends needed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rod Fosback
When we started looking at DP's we determined our...

When we started looking at DP's we determined our budget first, (don't forget the maintenance costs), and then started looking a floor plans and lengths.
we also looked at post or pre DEF, what we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,053
Posted By Rod Fosback
We found it at Guaranty in JC Oregon, they don't...

We found it at Guaranty in JC Oregon, they don't stay on lots for very long
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-02-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Rod Fosback
Have you looked into the Alpine Coaches? ...

Have you looked into the Alpine Coaches?

just my 2 cents, LOVE ours
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