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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-28-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,658
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Funny Story. Have a friend with a Ford 350...

Funny Story. Have a friend with a Ford 350 diesel. He put his aux diesel tank in the bed and enabled the gravity, drip feed. after driving a couple of days, he got an engine light. Turns out the...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,024
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Diesel prices are usually higher than gasoline...

Diesel prices are usually higher than gasoline due to the extra road taxes meant for the trucking industry.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-11-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,459
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Get to you dealer and get it fixed. The slides...

Get to you dealer and get it fixed. The slides may be part of the LCI chassis and covered by the 3 year LCI chassis warranty.


BTW, both LCI and Keystone/Montana and owned by Thor, so it's all in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-11-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,658
Posted By StageCoachDriver
I like to keep my travel days under 300 miles and...

I like to keep my travel days under 300 miles and fill up at night. Of course, if you're planning an Alaskan trip up the AlCan, GET THE TRANSFER TANK!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Splitters reduce your signal strength by 3dB...

Splitters reduce your signal strength by 3dB (half power) each. You will also drop signal power by 0.5 dB for each connector the signal passes thru. You probably don't have enough signal coming off...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Had a similar problem. Dealer found and fixed...

Had a similar problem. Dealer found and fixed crimped gas line under one of the tanks. Hopefully, my last warranty issue.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Had a similar problem with my 2019 305RL. Dealer...

Had a similar problem with my 2019 305RL. Dealer found a pinched LP gas line aft of the tank selector.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Poll is now closed. :(

Poll is now closed. :(
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-31-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Just got back from the dealer with the same issue...

Just got back from the dealer with the same issue on my 2019 305RL. Also, could not light all burners on the stove. Dealer found a crimped gas line around on of the LP tanks. Fixed under warranty....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-31-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By StageCoachDriver
I had an older Komfort and the hitch stabilizer...

I had an older Komfort and the hitch stabilizer was almost a must. On newer units with better built chassis's, the hitch stabilizer is probably not needed . Same goes for slide-out stabilizers. the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-31-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,456
Posted By StageCoachDriver
If it's legal in your license state, it's...

If it's legal in your license state, it's probably legal in all states. It's like having a person in your trailer when you're towing. That's not legal in all states but, if it's legal in your license...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-31-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Not just an easy solution, but probably the best...

Not just an easy solution, but probably the best solution.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-28-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Agreed, but most RV storage lots don't have...

Agreed, but most RV storage lots don't have 'shore power'.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-28-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By StageCoachDriver
1) Leveling computer and jacks are connected...

1) Leveling computer and jacks are connected directly to the batteries - you should see an inline 10 amp fuse (or maybe bigger). The battery disconnect is for the coach, not coach and chassis.

...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-28-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,393
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Depends on the type and size of your batteries....

Depends on the type and size of your batteries. If you've got a single 12V car battery, you may have a problem. My Monty has a couple of 6V deep charge Trojan batteries. They claim to last 450...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-21-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,909
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Check the GWVR and max towing weight of your...

Check the GWVR and max towing weight of your proposed TV. My '17 GMC varies a lot based on the rear-end ratio. I run a 4.56 and am rated to tow 17,000lbs. A 4.11 rear-end drops that to 15,000lbs and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Since it's a 2016 unit, you might ask the...

Since it's a 2016 unit, you might ask the previous owner. They might have been left behind by mistake.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By StageCoachDriver
I will add one more thing. I have a 2019 305RL...

I will add one more thing. I have a 2019 305RL MHC which I tow with a GMC 2500HD, 6L gas engine. I bought a 'work truck' which means it has a 4.56 rear and rated to tow 17,500. 5er GRVW is 13,500. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By StageCoachDriver
It's designed to be removed and reinserted....

It's designed to be removed and reinserted. You're good. BTW, pulling the brake plug is a good way to ensure the unit doesn't move when hitching or unhitching. Be sure to put it back in when you're...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By StageCoachDriver
The lightest Montana (305RL HC) available new is...

The lightest Montana (305RL HC) available new is about 12,000 GVWR with a 2500 lb pin weight. Max payload for the XD is about 2950 lbs, leaving you with 450 lbs for passengers, cargo and fuel. Also,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-14-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By StageCoachDriver
You've cited the reason I avoided buying a unit...

You've cited the reason I avoided buying a unit with In-Command. Hope the reinstall works for you and maybe there will be a working version on Play Store soon that works.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,972
Posted By StageCoachDriver
I live in snow country so I have a Truxedo...

I live in snow country so I have a Truxedo Sentry, hard roll-up cover. Up side, cannot get into truck bed by cutting cover with a knife, down side, I can't see my hitch when I hook up when it's...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-03-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Disc brakes are becoming the standard above...

Disc brakes are becoming the standard above 12,000lbs GVRW. My neighbor has a Mobile Suite with hydraulic brakes (Dexter). He found out when one locked up and had to be replace. :/


Enjoy your...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-03-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Most tire dealers will tell you RV tires will die...

Most tire dealers will tell you RV tires will die of dry rot before they lose their tread. Not sure I'd go with any of the lesser expensive brands, but I stay away from the most expensive ones out...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-03-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,717
Posted By StageCoachDriver
Check the Trojan web site. It has a...

Check the Trojan web site. It has a series/parallel wiring diagram. Also, advise buying a hand strap to life the batteries. Trojan EZGO 609628 Battery Lifting Strap For T105 Battery...
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