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Forum: Maintenance 01-05-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Byron B
If the rim is not replaceable, do what we did in...

If the rim is not replaceable, do what we did in our younge days and what I did to my 10 year old Mobile Suites: buy two new rims and put them on the same side. NO one but you will ever realize you...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By Byron B
Welcome! Glad you found us here. We have been...

Welcome! Glad you found us here. We have been full timing for 11 years now. Presently own 2 5ers, having just sold our Montana before returning to Mexico for the winter. The two we currently have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,683
Posted By Byron B
FYI, we just sold our 35’ 2009 Monty anniversary...

FYI, we just sold our 35’ 2009 Monty anniversary edition, loaded, through PPL in Texas. $15,999. Everything was in excellent condition. Good used units under 20K are out there. As someone else...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-22-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By Byron B
PPL in New Braunsfel sold ours abour two weeks...

PPL in New Braunsfel sold ours abour two weeks ago. Got what we wanted for it got their check in the bank. They sold it for us while we are here in Mexico.

We are looking for a 3121rl. Please...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,888
Posted By Byron B
I would like to have a front bath but wife says...

I would like to have a front bath but wife says no. Guests having to go through the bedroom to use bathroom. I wouldn’t want to give up the space necessary for a half bath.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,397
Posted By Byron B
We have FBP on our new Mobile Suites. Love it....

We have FBP on our new Mobile Suites. Love it. Got extra touch up paint with it as well but since we don’t pull this rig I doubt we will need it. Just did our first central Texas summer in it and did...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-30-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron B
Looks good. How much weight did this add on?

Looks good. How much weight did this add on?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,070
Posted By Byron B
I concur with Lynwood. There are many 18 wheelers...

I concur with Lynwood. There are many 18 wheelers on the road using srw. The HEB fleet has changed over most of their tractors in Texas. Even many of the trailers are using the same wide wheels and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,070
Posted By Byron B
1 ton SRW diesel crew cab. Damn auto correct.

1 ton SRW diesel crew cab. Damn auto correct.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,070
Posted By Byron B
IMHO and from experience, pulling my 16,000#...

IMHO and from experience, pulling my 16,000# Mobile Suites around the country with my 1 ton saw Chevy diesel was fine. No problems at all. I have no use for a dally.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-15-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,119
Posted By Byron B
Not EVERYTHING breaks. Frames(chasis) is normally...

Not EVERYTHING breaks. Frames(chasis) is normally good for 8-10 years....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,754
Posted By Byron B
I treated myself to a new Makita 18v with three...

I treated myself to a new Makita 18v with three torque settings when I replaced my brakes this spring. It and a set of impact wrenches have their own 10”bag on the back seat floor. With 2 big...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Byron B
Thanks! That is what I figured so now I get to...

Thanks! That is what I figured so now I get to empty the basement and get to work.

Thanks for the replies and suggestions!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-14-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Byron B
Water pump location

For a 2009/2010 model 2980RL.

Any ideas? My rig is packed full from roof to basement and I hope to not have to empty the basement without knowing the water pump is behind that wall!

Thanks in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-07-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By Byron B
Absolutely. I place a 10” level inside the front...

Absolutely. I place a 10” level inside the front door in the middle of the floor in front of the stairs. I check left to right first before unhooking so I can put any necessary shims under tires....
Forum: Maintenance 07-07-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,773
Posted By Byron B
Sold our 15 year old Mobile Suites two months...

Sold our 15 year old Mobile Suites two months ago. Still had one of the two original air conditioner with heat pump units. The other died after 11 years and I replace it myself.
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 07-07-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,366
Posted By Byron B
I replaced the brakes several weeks ago and...

I replaced the brakes several weeks ago and treated myself to a new Ryobi 18v 1/2” impact gun. No cheater bar needed. The middle of three settings torqued the luge to 110#.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Byron B
Thanks for the replies. This morning I pulled the...

Thanks for the replies. This morning I pulled the “low voltage distribution panel” and found a loose (improperly crimped) wire. A new connector solved the problem!
Forum: Polls 07-06-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 33,721
Posted By Byron B
We just sold our old DRV and bought a new one....

We just sold our old DRV and bought a new one. Took the (15years old) stacked Kenmore units out of the old Mobile Suites and installed in our Monty. Hated loosing the closet but making adjustments....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-06-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Byron B
Lights over the bed inop!

Greeting all,
A bulb burned out in my wife’s side of the bed light. When I replaced it, neither of the two lights in the fixture would come on. AND the light over my side of the bed is inop as well....
Forum: Who, Where & When? 06-19-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By Byron B
C’mon out to Oshkosh for the Airshow the last...

C’mon out to Oshkosh for the Airshow the last week of July!
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 06-16-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By Byron B
My traveling rig does not have the luxury of auto...

My traveling rig does not have the luxury of auto leveling....but I will compare our new DRV (that we live in) to any of y’all!������

Wish I did have the leveling on our Monty...
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 06-16-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By Byron B
I carry 8 and 6 ton jacks with 2x6 & 2x4 for...

I carry 8 and 6 ton jacks with 2x6 & 2x4 for cribbing.

I added a new tool to my basement as well. A new 18 volt Ryobi impact wrench! I replaced all of the brakes on both axles (backing plates)...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By Byron B
When backing a 5er, place one hand at the bottom...

When backing a 5er, place one hand at the bottom of the steering wheel. Move the bottom hand in the direction you want the back of the trailer to go.
Practice is necessary. Go SLOWLY!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,057
Posted By Byron B
Please bear in mind that most banks and finance...

Please bear in mind that most banks and finance companies are reluctant to loan on an Rv more than 10 years old. I do not know if this fit so in your scenario...
Good luck
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