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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-28-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By 3x5
Here are a few from my notes. Go to...

Here are a few from my notes. Go to HomeDepot.com to check dimensions, etc.

These are about 60 inches high. I put in the Whirlpool. It is smaller than the 18 cf Paul put in above, but I...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-28-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By 3x5
Try HomeDepot.com. It had the best search tool...

Try HomeDepot.com. It had the best search tool when I did this a couple of years ago. You can search their fridges using dimensions.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-13-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By 3x5
Our 2005 has a straight tongue. Please let...

Our 2005 has a straight tongue.

Please let us know what model you find.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-13-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By 3x5
On our 2005 it went through the roof just a few...

On our 2005 it went through the roof just a few inches forward of the batwing tv antenna wires. That is directly above the cabinet with the electronics monitoring. It came down behind the wood...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By 3x5
Thanks Kid Gloves. Great idea.

Thanks Kid Gloves. Great idea.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-11-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By 3x5
Here is the picture

Here is the picture
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-11-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By 3x5
Dash Vents Won't Stay in Down Position

There is no tension in any of our dash vents in our 2005 Alpine. A little vibration from driving, and they all just slip until they are pointing up. I can't get them to stay pointing straight out...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-07-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
The place that installed the shunt a long time...

The place that installed the shunt a long time ago put it on the ceiling. There is not much room on the bolt for more. And there is already a huge hole in the side of the black box for several...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-07-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
Thanks Kid Gloves, The picture makes it...

Thanks Kid Gloves,

The picture makes it very clear.

One small difference is that I now plan to go all the way from the chassis battery negative terminal to the chassis ground, and not to the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-06-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
Thanks, Paul65k. Now I got it. So...

Thanks, Paul65k. Now I got it.



So the negative cable that is from the start batteries to the shunt, I move one end over from the start batteries to the house batteries, and take the cable...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-06-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
Thank you HarryStone. That's what I was...

Thank you HarryStone. That's what I was thinking. I don't think there is really any reason to try and separate them.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
Paul65k, I already have a shunt...

Paul65k,



I already have a shunt installed for my Magnum 3012M inverter battery monitor. But I am not sure what you are saying here.



My shunt is on the cable from the starting...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-05-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By 3x5
Separating Chassis and House Batteries

I recall some posts a while back about separating the house batteries from the chassis batteries. On our 2005 Alpine I see that the chassis ground cable attaches to a negative post on one of the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
If they increased the CCA's, they must been...

If they increased the CCA's, they must been having some issues.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
The 950's sound good. Especially if they moved...

The 950's sound good. Especially if they moved up from 660 to 925.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By 3x5
Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
Thanks Kid Gloves! So it was only Interstate 660...

Thanks Kid Gloves! So it was only Interstate 660 CCA maintenance free. I am surprised.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By 3x5
Shower Bracket Replacement

Does anyone know the maker of the shower hose and bracket in my 2005 Alpine? The screw in the bracket of mine broke off so the shower head won't stay up anymore. I'm looking for a replacement...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
I want big. I just want to find out how much...

I want big. I just want to find out how much they came with so I can see how much more than original I got.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-30-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-29-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By 3x5
What CCA for new chassis starting batteries?

WHAT CCA FOR NEW CHASSIS STARTING BATTERIES?

Our chassis start batteries have six years on them now, so I am thinking its close to replacement time. I took a look and we have a 2005 Alpine Coach...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
Thank you, Oatmeal! That is exactly what I was...

Thank you, Oatmeal! That is exactly what I was looking for. I am now absolutely confident in changing out the one battery.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
That's what I've concluded. I can't...

That's what I've concluded.



I can't justify throwing away or trying to sell 5 batteries. I'll still have 780 amps, and they have been working great.



And the lithiums are just going...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
Thank you everyone for your advice. ...

Thank you everyone for your advice.



I spoke to a tech guy at Trojan and another tech guy at a reputable solar place, and a few others. Everyone confirms that the new battery will just be...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
THIS IS WHAT I AM HOPING! I don't...

THIS IS WHAT I AM HOPING!



I don't mind if I have to toss the one new battery when the other five finally die. I just worry about the suggestion that the new battery will cause the old...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By 3x5
Replace One Bad Battery... Or The Whole Set?

Replace One Bad Battery... Or The Whole Set?


We have a diesel 2005 Alpine Coach. For our house batteries we have six Trojan T-145 six volt batteries set up in three 12 volt pairs. ...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 3x5
Bruce, thanks. That looks good.

Bruce, thanks. That looks good.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 3x5
Scary!

Scary!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 3x5
Everyone, thanks for the confirmations and the...

Everyone, thanks for the confirmations and the cross-references. Where do you recommend I get one?


I can't find it on Cummins Parts online. I called Cummins and they said they are $129.16.
...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 3x5
Engine air filter

We have a 2005 Alpine Coach 36FDDS with a 8.9 liter ISL 400 hp CM850 engine. The 2005 WRV manual states at page 86 that the air filter is a Fleetguard part number AS25549. (It states "AS" but I...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3x5
Why did they recommend not going with OAT? It's...

Why did they recommend not going with OAT? It's their top of the line product. Unnecessary expense? Too much flushing required?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 3x5
I have these same ones on my 2005 with the red...

I have these same ones on my 2005 with the red handles. I used the one at the dining table to remove and replace my refrigerator. It was hinged, so it didn't just plop onto the ground and shatter...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By 3x5
I take it back. I did have the replacement part....

I take it back. I did have the replacement part. RVDesign mirrored door latch part H527. I got it at Camping World years ago. I remember that it broke again pretty fast.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By 3x5
I don't know about the original part. Looks like...

I don't know about the original part. Looks like a design made to break. I put a BurglaBar on ours. It is a small clear plastic latch that sticks onto the mirror and you flip it up to stop the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3x5
Its the exact same thing with me. I am starting...

Its the exact same thing with me. I am starting to doubt my test strips. Good to know that the lab test was good too.



Which version of ES Compleat did they recommend? The OAT which is red?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3x5
Many thanks, Bruce. Good info. I'll just flush...

Many thanks, Bruce. Good info. I'll just flush and change to OAT.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3x5
So Joerg, what kind of coolant did you start with...

So Joerg, what kind of coolant did you start with that you added the ES Compleat EG 2820 to?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,215
Posted By 3x5
Have drilled holes for soap dispensers in the...

Have drilled holes for soap dispensers in the countertop twice, with no problems.



But I had a professional try to cut the little one next to the front door. He warned me that it usually...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By 3x5
Post Coolant questions

COOLANT QUESTIONS

We have a 2005 Alpine 36 FDDS with a Cummins ISL 8.9L 400hp diesel engine which we bought about 3 years ago. It has 87,000 miles. I have heard about the importance of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,696
Posted By 3x5
[QUOTE=bcbowers;5488076]I own a 2014 Jeep...

[QUOTE=bcbowers;5488076]I own a 2014 Jeep Cherokee that was is setup with Roadmaster baseplate, tow bar, etc. It was easy to tow until the death wobble occurred. It has been fixed with a dealer...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Sorry now that I posted all the stuff about...

Sorry now that I posted all the stuff about tilting. I found a picture of the back end of the ram online. It looks solidly installed at that end. And my guides are good at the other end. I can't...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Got it. Do you...

Got it.








Do you think it is coming from inside the tube?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Thanks to everyone for all of the info. I have a...

Thanks to everyone for all of the info. I have a much better handle on this now.


Everything I can see from underneath the extended slide from the outside looks good. I see the adjustment...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Old Scout, thanks for the info on this. This may...

Old Scout, thanks for the info on this. This may be the fix.







Again, thanks. I am thinking that this is the cause. If there is a top guide on the back of the ram and it came out,...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Thanks, Brianna. You are right. I was going the...

Thanks, Brianna. You are right. I was going the wrong way thinking of floor problems. Now I think the slide ram on the kitchen side must be tilting up in the back, causing the outside end of the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-05-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
It is the kitchen end that sunk. I am afraid the...

It is the kitchen end that sunk. I am afraid the floor giving in makes sense.


Would the whole slide have to be pulled? I have heard of doing this with a fork lift??
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-05-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
So this may be a common problem in Alpines? ...

So this may be a common problem in Alpines?

Thanks for the “delimiter” word. I didn't even know what to search for.

I just imaged rollers. Skids make sense too. I think I found the nylon...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By 3x5
Living Room Slide Sunk

Living Room Slide Sunk


We have a 2005 Alpine 36FFDS, front door dual slide. The living room slide (which is on driver's side) has sunk an inch or two. So now, when we fully retract the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-03-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By 3x5
You need to check carefully that they have a...

You need to check carefully that they have a control board for that. It's probably not backwards compatible. They didn't make one for my old Penguin a/c (which came with the CCC 5 button) to run on...
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