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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 01-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,550
Posted By Beau2010
Tpm

We have the Truck Systems monitor and it works very good. Make sure you have steel valve stems installed; we have had two stems start leaking. Fortunately they go down slowly so had plenty of time...
Forum: Navigation 01-09-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By Beau2010
I-10 or I-20

We came from NOLA thru Phoenix in December up I-49 to I-20 thru El Paso on I-10. While Shreveport area is terrible, we went that way to avoid the mess around Houston. Hit DFW late morning early...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By Beau2010
Been running Sailuns for about three years. ...

Been running Sailuns for about three years. Always start out at 110 psi and they hold that pressure pretty well. In warm weather, they get up to 125 or more on the road but no problem so far. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,101
Posted By Beau2010
Dialysis only

We have been pulling with our 3500 dually for 2+ years from the Carolinas to California and will never go back to SRW. The very narrow streets in Charleston and New Orleans are certainly a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-22-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,428
Posted By Beau2010
Again, contrary to Bad Moon's info, gravity feed...

Again, contrary to Bad Moon's info, gravity feed from an auxiliary tank is not illegal nor dangerous. As mentioned earlier, his info comes from an industry source; someone in the business of...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-21-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,698
Posted By Beau2010
While it is now too late to recind the sale, you...

While it is now too late to recind the sale, you can still make known this sorry excuse for a dealer's name and location so others can avoid him. I would also take out an ad in the local paper and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-21-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,920
Posted By Beau2010
70 fronts, 65 rears towing or not. 35,000 miles...

70 fronts, 65 rears towing or not. 35,000 miles on tires with no visible wear and ride is fine towing or not.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-21-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,428
Posted By Beau2010
Bad Moon is giving bad info. The regulations he...

Bad Moon is giving bad info. The regulations he cites DO NOT say that gravity feed systems are illegal. Those regulations (Code of Federal Regulations Sec. 393.65 and .67) say that gravity or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-11-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,064
Posted By Beau2010
We put a DeeZee 36 gal tank in our longbed 3500. ...

We put a DeeZee 36 gal tank in our longbed 3500. From Amazon with Prime, was just under $400.00 year or so ago. I installed myself; not a hard job at all. Just flush w/top of rail and toolbox. ...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-11-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,395
Posted By Beau2010
Like most everyone else, we had to replace the...

Like most everyone else, we had to replace the bimetal breaker on the wall behind the battery in our 2014. Symptoms were the slides would never open or close in one move; had to stop for a while so...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-08-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,594
Posted By Beau2010
Farmers donít pay fuel tax. That is why you pay...

Farmers donít pay fuel tax. That is why you pay a $10,000 fine if you get caught with untaxed diesel fuel in your highway vehicle.
Forum: Maintenance 06-19-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,164
Posted By Beau2010
When I dump, I first pull the black tank valve...

When I dump, I first pull the black tank valve and let it drain as much as it will. Then pull the two grey tank valves. The grey water flows to the black tank and helps to rinse it out.
Then when...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-06-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,338
Posted By Beau2010
I know nothing about Fords but our '16 3500 CTD w...

I know nothing about Fords but our '16 3500 CTD w Asian and 3.73 rear end pulls a 3100 RL, so it sounds like we are somewhat comparable. Cummins recommends that its commercial engines be operated in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,338
Posted By Beau2010
Having pulled our Montana with both a SRW and now...

Having pulled our Montana with both a SRW and now a DRW truck, I agree with other experienced RVers. DRW may not be a necessity for all but it is much more stable and predictable. Those who have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-27-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By Beau2010
When we first started using radial tires, we were...

When we first started using radial tires, we were told that when rotating, the tires had to roll in the same direction as before. That was why when you had radials rotated, they had a chalk mark...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-27-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By Beau2010
We can plug the rig in at our storage lot a few...

We can plug the rig in at our storage lot a few days before departing so the refer is cold and full when we leave. I leave the LP on when traveling and since we have about 800 miles fuel range with...
Forum: Campgrounds 05-25-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By Beau2010
In Charleston, James Island is a good one but it...

In Charleston, James Island is a good one but it fills fast; make your reservations asap. Oak Plantation is another. If you are military, the famcamp on the AF base next to Charleston Airport is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Beau2010
As DG says, could be any of those and most/all...

As DG says, could be any of those and most/all are not fixable. Replace jack is only option AFAIK.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-06-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,165
Posted By Beau2010
The DW and I have been doing this for long enough...

The DW and I have been doing this for long enough that we now use our walkie-talkies to communicate when she is directing me. With both hands on the wheel, I am not tempted to answer her on the WT,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,241
Posted By Beau2010
The PC pancake is on sale at Lowes from time to...

The PC pancake is on sale at Lowes from time to time at $100. I have two; one in the fiver and one in my shop. An extension cord (assuming you have 110 volt power) and a long air hose and you can...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Beau2010
Your local tire shop is not the best place to go...

Your local tire shop is not the best place to go for help with truck tires. When I wanted to rotate tires on my 3500 dually, the shop foreman told me that the wheels on the front of the truck would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Beau2010
Your truck should have the factory air pressure ...

Your truck should have the factory air pressure monitor which tells you if you have a tire leaking. Most any auto parts store will have the two way tire gauge and air chuck you need to air up and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-26-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,856
Posted By Beau2010
If you are legal in your home state, you are...

If you are legal in your home state, you are legal in California. That doesn't mean that you can't get ticketed for exceeding the California speed laws however.
Forum: On the Road Again 04-24-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,337
Posted By Beau2010
Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway are not RV...

Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway are not RV friendly as someone else may have already pointed out. Find a park off the parkway and explore in your TV.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,139
Posted By Beau2010
We have owned all brands last 45 years except...

We have owned all brands last 45 years except Ford and Nissan so have no opinion there. No more GMs and Toyotas are not enough truck for my use. IHC pickups are not made anymore. Have had good and...
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