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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Today, 08:51 PM
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Posted By rohrmann
We have a little over 192K on our truck, and I...

We have a little over 192K on our truck, and I have no hesitation to take any length run with our trailer. That being said, we had our turbo replaced last year while traveling, had our EGR coolant...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By rohrmann
Our rig came with a 40 amp breaker and the fix...

Our rig came with a 40 amp breaker and the fix was an 80 amp breaker. We have had no issues since that fix. On the newer units that have the #4 strand copper wiring from the batteries to the pump,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By rohrmann
According to the manual, the jumper mentioned is...

According to the manual, the jumper mentioned is for use with gel cell batteries, not AGM. If I remember right, the fellow from Progressive that spoke several years ago at the fall rally said AGM...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-11-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By rohrmann
I did not see where anyone mentioned that once...

I did not see where anyone mentioned that once you have removed and reinstalled the pigtails from the tanks, you must open the cylinder valves very slow, otherwise you will activate the check valves...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By rohrmann
Montana/Keystone doesn’t supply the bearings, but...

Montana/Keystone doesn’t supply the bearings, but Dexter does. They are Chinese made, but a few years ago after having one fail, I replaced them all with USA made Timkens. As long as they are...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-10-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By rohrmann
Ours have an aluminum strip that is screwed on,...

Ours have an aluminum strip that is screwed on, and the rubber strip snaps on the aluminum to cover the screws. The problem I have is the panel wasn’t mounted high enough so the screws actually went...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-09-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rohrmann
If you’ve been operating the fridge off level,...

If you’ve been operating the fridge off level, that is why the device had the red light on. It only operates when the boiler temperature exceeds a critical temperature that could cause the fridge to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-09-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By rohrmann
They had to put the covers on after wiring the...

They had to put the covers on after wiring the batteries, so it will be necessary to undo the fasteners that hold the covers on. You may get lucky and have maintenance free batteries that don’t need...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-09-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By rohrmann
We’ve had this happen a lot. In fact, just...

We’ve had this happen a lot. In fact, just noticed today the panel just forward of the door was out. The problem seems like they didn’t assemble the aluminum quite high enough to completely secure...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-08-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By rohrmann
You say your pump motor burned up. How did you...

You say your pump motor burned up. How did you check it? Is it possible that the breaker that is between the batteries on the pump motor failed instead?
Forum: On the Road Again 07-02-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By rohrmann
Besides it not hurting anything, the only way any...

Besides it not hurting anything, the only way any of Keystone or Lippert's lawyers would know you did this would be if the Keystone Cops came along to check out your camp site:eek::eek:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-01-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By rohrmann
Is this an industrial style generator? And does...

Is this an industrial style generator? And does it have a selector switch to use 240 volts on a four wire plug connection, and if so were you connected with your four wire/50 amp shore cord? If this...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By rohrmann
I had skid plates made that I bolted on each side...

I had skid plates made that I bolted on each side of the rear end that works well for our rig. There are a number of places that carry rollers that can do what you are wanting. ...
Forum: The Campsite 06-30-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,049
Posted By rohrmann
The only thing most folks need to know is, lose...

The only thing most folks need to know is, lose the neutral connection, whether inside the rig or anywhere in the system going to the rig, and you will likely burn up a number of devices and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-30-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By rohrmann
When we lost a ground prong on the shore cable...

When we lost a ground prong on the shore cable last year, a portable unit would not have protected us. The hardwired unit would not send power to the rig due to lost ground. It took a while to find...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 06-28-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By rohrmann
A big thanks from Becky and I. Had a great time...

A big thanks from Becky and I. Had a great time at a great park.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,238
Posted By rohrmann
Our TST 507 Flowthrough saved us from damage a...

Our TST 507 Flowthrough saved us from damage a few months ago when a metal stem failed. Gave us enough time with air still in the tire to get safely off the road. Would not be without them.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By rohrmann
Have you checked the roof where the rubber roof...

Have you checked the roof where the rubber roof transitions to the cap? I would suspect that location before I would think the glass seal would be leaking.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-26-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By rohrmann
It is on the same side as your water heater. It...

It is on the same side as your water heater. It will only have an exhaust port coming out of it and next to the exhaust port it will say HOT
Forum: Maintenance 06-25-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By rohrmann
Looks like Cabelas carries it....

Looks like Cabelas carries it. https://www.cabelas.com/product/MEGUIARS-EXTREME-MARINE-SURFACE-CLEANER/2645586.uts#!
Forum: The Campsite 06-25-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,049
Posted By rohrmann
That is exactly correct. Both hot legs are rated...

That is exactly correct. Both hot legs are rated 50 amps, so together you have 100 amps. With the 30 amp system, you only have one 30 amp hot leg, and if you have a 50 amp system, which is two hot...
Forum: Maintenance 06-24-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By rohrmann
I would make sure the breaker feeding the...

I would make sure the breaker feeding the converter has not tripped. If it has, reset it. If the converter has really died, you could get a battery charger and connect directly to the batteries until...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-24-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,129
Posted By rohrmann
We lost both of our DISH cable boxes a couple...

We lost both of our DISH cable boxes a couple years ago, 211k’s, and replaced them with Wally’s. When I made the change, instead of coax between the cable box and TV, I had to run HDMI cable. Later...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-24-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By rohrmann
On our rig, there is a coax splitter behind the...

On our rig, there is a coax splitter behind the DVD player/radio unit that has one leg going to the OTA TV input and the other leg going to the FM input, so I guess the batwing antenna serves both...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 06-23-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By rohrmann
We were parked next to a smaller SOB rig a couple...

We were parked next to a smaller SOB rig a couple weeks ago, and in talking to the fellow, found out he had the trailer kings on his rig, and even though his rig probably didn't weigh much more than...
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