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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,027
Posted By Refuse1
I know I'm a little late to the party, but here's...

I know I'm a little late to the party, but here's my 2 cents worth.

Here is the original WRV battery schematic from 2001. I have also attached before and after pictures of my battery compartment....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-27-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,179
Posted By Refuse1
Paul, Thanks for the quick reply. Have a...

Paul,

Thanks for the quick reply. Have a Happy New Year !
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-27-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,179
Posted By Refuse1
Paul, What make and model fridge is that ? Do...

Paul, What make and model fridge is that ? Do you have any pics of what you installed for support under the new fridge ?

Thanks,
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By Refuse1
Thanks for the response. Please keep us posted. ...

Thanks for the response. Please keep us posted. I am interested to see how this works out.

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By Refuse1
Paul.....wondering if you got the new Samsung...

Paul.....wondering if you got the new Samsung installed and how its working out ?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By Refuse1
Yellowdog......just curious,, where did you find...

Yellowdog......just curious,, where did you find the replacement board ??

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-22-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By Refuse1
The ultimate solution is to double the springs. ...

The ultimate solution is to double the springs. There is a thread here somewhere about exactly how to do that and it includes the manufacturer and part number of the springs that will fit inside the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-30-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 457,461
Posted By Refuse1
Bruce & Caryn........WOW. Great job. That...

Bruce & Caryn........WOW.

Great job. That looks amazing !
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-03-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Refuse1
Tom.....that looks great ! Nice job and thanks...

Tom.....that looks great ! Nice job and thanks for posting the info.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-12-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 457,461
Posted By Refuse1
WOW...just WOW. Bruce and Caryn.....that is...

WOW...just WOW.

Bruce and Caryn.....that is amazing !!!

Very beautiful work. Thanks for posting those pictures.

great work.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-06-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 457,461
Posted By Refuse1
Bruce.....That paint job looks fantastic. Any...

Bruce.....That paint job looks fantastic. Any chance you could post a few more pictures of the coach ?

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-30-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 457,461
Posted By Refuse1
Bruce & Paula.......WOW. Nice work. Very...

Bruce & Paula.......WOW.

Nice work. Very tasteful and functional improvements.

How did you deal with the carpeted area in the very front under the drivers feet? Did you end up with some...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 138,410
Posted By Refuse1
I saw a 40' in the infield at the Kansas Nascar...

I saw a 40' in the infield at the Kansas Nascar race this weekend.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-06-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Refuse1
Panaman, That sounds like an interesting...

Panaman, That sounds like an interesting solution. Any chance you would post the part number of the needle valve you used and maybe a picture of exactly where/how you installed it ?

Thanks !
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-21-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By Refuse1
Does anyone know off hand if this is the same...

Does anyone know off hand if this is the same hose/part number that fits my 2001 ?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-02-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Refuse1
Here are pictures of the new camera I installed. ...

Here are pictures of the new camera I installed. I replaced all 5 clearance lights with new LED lights and mounted the camera with a simple metal bracket. The camera now sits just below the rear...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-15-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Refuse1
I just bought some from Amazon a few weeks ago. ...

I just bought some from Amazon a few weeks ago. Perfect fit.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UC1TCU6/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-28-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,452
Posted By Refuse1
I'm looking to buy (6) 295/80 22.5 Bridgestone...

I'm looking to buy (6) 295/80 22.5 Bridgestone R268 tires to replace my Goodyear's.

Does anyone have any more thoughts on these tires ?

Any thoughts on the Bridgestone's would be appreciated....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-26-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Refuse1
Frank, That sounds like a great upgrade. ...

Frank,

That sounds like a great upgrade. Any chance you could post a few pictures ?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-02-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Refuse1
Janet and Todd, Thanks for the info. I have...

Janet and Todd,

Thanks for the info. I have been wanting to order some of these and had no idea where to get them.

Thanks !
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-29-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Refuse1
My coach has what looks like a rubber shifter...

My coach has what looks like a rubber shifter boot.

Any auto parts store should have them.

Something like this:
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-20-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By Refuse1
Marvin, If your existing headlight housings...

Marvin,

If your existing headlight housings are in good shape with no haze or discoloration of the clear lens, you should be just fine as long as the adjustment screw has not been stripped or...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By Refuse1
Marvin, I have replaced headlights in 3...

Marvin, I have replaced headlights in 3 different Alpines and all 3 had the headlight assemblies installed in a manner that they could not adjust the beam of light far enough "up" to point the light...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-29-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Refuse1
Well, I know this is going to stir up a bunch of...

Well, I know this is going to stir up a bunch of controversy, so stay tuned and here goes. :popcorn:

I am not a fan of people installing aftermarket HID lights in headlight assemblies that are not...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-23-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By Refuse1
Nice work Dave. That's a huge improvement. I...

Nice work Dave. That's a huge improvement.
I have had several people that have seen mine and asked where I got it.
It's a simple thing that is easy to install and really dresses up the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-08-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By Refuse1
Polished Stainless Steel Step Upgrade

Just a quick note about one of the easiest and best upgrades I've done in a long time.. I recently ran across a company here in Iowa that makes Polished Stainless Steel Bling for RV's.

One of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-10-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,314
Posted By Refuse1
As mentioned above, my front AC drain line flows...

As mentioned above, my front AC drain line flows freely with a slight amount of pressure, but will not drain via gravity. I think there is a low spot somewhere. I plumbed in a condensate pump that...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-09-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,314
Posted By Refuse1
Dudley, Up behind the ceiling AC cover you...

Dudley,

Up behind the ceiling AC cover you should find 2 plastic tubes that join at a "T" to a exit hose that carries the condensate water to its exit point outside the coach..

I bought a brass...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-22-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Refuse1
Old Scout....Thanks for your thoughts but the AC...

Old Scout....Thanks for your thoughts but the AC is working great and I do not want to futz with it. All I need is the clutch which is easy to swap if I had a part number.....Just hoping someone who...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-22-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Refuse1
Chassis AC compressor clutch

Greetings fellow Alpiners,

Just wondering if anyone might have a part number for the chassis AC compressor clutch.

Thanks !

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Refuse1
I might be wrong about this, but I think they are...

I might be wrong about this, but I think they are printed on the wires.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-17-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By Refuse1
DrDave has the right idea. Many Alpines suffered...

DrDave has the right idea. Many Alpines suffered from the original headlights being mounted so they were angled to far down. In an effort to aim the lights, the adjusting screw would run out of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-14-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Refuse1
I know if you talk to 10 different people about...

I know if you talk to 10 different people about mouse control, you will likely get 12 different answers. It's about like asking the tire question !

Here's my 2 cents worth. These traps are the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-14-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By Refuse1
Usually there will be a converter already...

Usually there will be a converter already installed that combines the brake & turn signals for use with trailer wiring. Most if not all trailers use the single bulb style lights. If a guy wanted to...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-13-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By Refuse1
You can go with a economical aftermarket "stock"...

You can go with a economical aftermarket "stock" style replacement like this:
New Tail Lights Taillights Taillamps Brakelights Set of 2 Left Right Side Pair | eBay...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By Refuse1
TJ, That is an ingenious solution, nice...

TJ,

That is an ingenious solution, nice work.

How much better do the jacks retract ?

Thanks for taking the time to post this.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-28-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Refuse1
Beagle, I am not finding any details about...

Beagle,

I am not finding any details about this spring doubling trick. Are there any pictures or details available about how this is done ?

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-06-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Refuse1
I replaced the faucet with a single handle style....

I replaced the faucet with a single handle style. Might have gotten a little carried away with the sink too.

Jeff
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-20-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,023
Posted By Refuse1
So are you running the fridge on the inverter...

So are you running the fridge on the inverter only? Any chance you can tell me specifically what inverter you used and what relay ?

Thanks, Jeff
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,023
Posted By Refuse1
For those of you that run a dedicated inverter,...

For those of you that run a dedicated inverter, does it switch from shore power to inverter automatically or how do you handle that ?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,066
Posted By Refuse1
Looks like a very nice coach from what I can see....

Looks like a very nice coach from what I can see. Keep in mind the Alpine 36' coach is 37' long. If you count the space you get with the bedroom slide, you have basically the same amount of space...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,171
Posted By Refuse1
This is a very interesting thread. My coach had...

This is a very interesting thread. My coach had Toyos when I bought it and there was some negative press going around about some Toyo failures. The Toyos rode and drove great. I replaced them with...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Refuse1
Wow....very nice looking coach. Jeff

Wow....very nice looking coach.

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-28-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Refuse1
Doug, Congratulations and best of luck with...

Doug,

Congratulations and best of luck with your new rig.

How about posting a few pics.......

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Refuse1
Thanks Jim. Thats what I was looking for. ...

Thanks Jim. Thats what I was looking for.

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Refuse1
Janet & Todd, I'm not currently where my...

Janet & Todd,

I'm not currently where my coach is but would like to order some. What size do we need ?

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By Refuse1
sumpter, Welcome to the Alpine Forum ! ...

sumpter,

Welcome to the Alpine Forum !

Sounds like you have a great Coach and a great trip coming up. Hope you have a great time !

You have found the best place for Alpine Coach support so...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,220
Posted By Refuse1
I have only seen one WRV Avalanche in person and...

I have only seen one WRV Avalanche in person and it had serious delamination issues.

Personally, I make it a priority to never buy a vehicle that is named after a natural disaster of any kind !
...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By Refuse1
EM......Thanks for the heads up on "fuse buddy". ...

EM......Thanks for the heads up on "fuse buddy". I have never seen that before and its a great idea ! Just ordered one.

Jeff
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-16-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,887
Posted By Refuse1
TJ.... Great pics and write up. E-mail...

TJ....

Great pics and write up.

E-mail sent.

Thanks,

Jeff
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