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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,126
Posted By Slufoot733
A note of caution. I buy DEF in the jugs. A buddy...

A note of caution. I buy DEF in the jugs. A buddy did the same but fund that someone had poured out the DEF and replaced it with plain tap water, then returned the jug to the store. Now when I buy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-31-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,047
Posted By Slufoot733
This stuff gives me a headache. I just went...

This stuff gives me a headache. I just went through a bunch of malarkey with this GVWR/GCVW/GAWR stuff and am more confused than I was before. Funny thing is....the CDL test administrator I was...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Slufoot733
My 3121RL is 13'4" already. No way could it be...

My 3121RL is 13'4" already. No way could it be raised the height of the axle and still clear some bridges.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,537
Posted By Slufoot733
Mike, go into the cargo compartment under the...

Mike, go into the cargo compartment under the bedroom slide. Look on the ceiling for the inverter. Be sure it is turned on and shows about 12.5 to 13 volts. The inverter MUST be turned on for the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Slufoot733
Thanks everyone for the replies. I feel better...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I feel better about the temps now.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 06-25-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Slufoot733
The tires should be inflated to the pressure...

The tires should be inflated to the pressure listed on your door sticker.
The air bags should be inflated only enough to keep the vehicle riding level. I have air bags on my 2016 F350 SRW and it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-25-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Slufoot733
Proper operating temperatures for Ford 6.7

I tow with a 2016 F350 with the 6.7 diesel. When towing I watch the engine oil temperature running at about 205 - 215 degrees and the transmission running about 10 degrees lower.
I used to have a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-25-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,043
Posted By Slufoot733
Diesel.......................period! Doesn't...

Diesel.......................period!
Doesn't matter which make.........GM, Ford, Ram..... you choose. They all will do a fine job. But diesel is a must.
Forum: Maintenance 06-23-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Slufoot733
Gray tank valve sticking

OK, old subject, new issue. On the 3120/3121 models, that "&^%#$%^&" second gray tank valve handle......almost broke the plastic T off trying to get it open last week. I was seriously afraid it would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-15-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By Slufoot733
Jeff, I highly recommend the wet bolts. I added...

Jeff, I highly recommend the wet bolts. I added them to our 2010 Monty. I was surprised when the stock shackles were removed. Even though I kept them oiled they still showed wear at the bolt holes....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-13-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By Slufoot733
Just went on Ford Super Duty Build & Price site. ...

Just went on Ford Super Duty Build & Price site.
F-350 dually is 17" wheels ONLY!
F-450 is 19.5" tires ONLY!
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,802
Posted By Slufoot733
I also noticed different charge rates for the...

I also noticed different charge rates for the exact same mileage on the PA Pike. Exit 13 to exit 242 eastbound was about $3 cheaper than 242 to 13 westbound.
Go figure.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By Slufoot733
Fuel pump to help gravity feed aux tank.

Has anyone added a small 12 volt fuel pump to 'assist' the flow of fuel from the bed mounted gravity feed aux tank? I have a 35 gallon tank on the bed with the standard gravity feed set up. I added a...
Forum: Maintenance 05-27-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By Slufoot733
My spare tire lives in my cargo compartment. I...

My spare tire lives in my cargo compartment. I never use the under belly hoist. It stays nice and clean and dry in there, and checking the pressure is a snap.
Now, that being said, that tire is...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-23-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,802
Posted By Slufoot733
Chasnracin, we live near New Castle, PA. We have...

Chasnracin, we live near New Castle, PA. We have ONE EZPass transponder. I place it in which ever vehicle I plan to use on the toll roads. I also use it when towing the Monty. Never had an issue or...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-17-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Slufoot733
Don't know how much you plan to raise your unit...

Don't know how much you plan to raise your unit but be careful with the spacers. Adding any distance between the axle tube and the spring base will increase the torque specs between those two points...
Forum: The Campsite 05-16-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Slufoot733
Yes, what Scottz said. Boldt castle is totally...

Yes, what Scottz said. Boldt castle is totally amazing, especially the story behind it. We did not get to see Singer Castle but heard it was also not to be missed.
There are several campgrounds in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-22-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,045
Posted By Slufoot733
3811 MS shipping weight is 13,595. 2016 F250...

3811 MS shipping weight is 13,595. 2016 F250 towing capacity is 12,500 lbs. The truck is overloaded before you even load the trailer. I would not recommend it.
The engine and tranny are the same as...
Forum: Maintenance 04-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Slufoot733
Jble, I have had moldings come loose over the...

Jble, I have had moldings come loose over the years. No biggie, I just tap them back into place. The shavings probably were trapped under the molding and spilled out when the molding moved.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-13-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,116
Posted By Slufoot733
Montana Man, I hope that is what I am facing...

Montana Man, I hope that is what I am facing right now. There has been SO much confusion with the DMV people about this. The study guides I received cover everything, Air brakes, compressors,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-12-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,116
Posted By Slufoot733
I have been following this thread with great...

I have been following this thread with great interest. As a result I applied for my class A license. I must say, dealing with PennDot is just short of smacking your thumb with a sledge hammer.
I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-10-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By Slufoot733
http://www.flagpolebuddy.com/ Check it out.

http://www.flagpolebuddy.com/

Check it out.
Forum: Maintenance 04-06-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Slufoot733
Bad connection...................I hate when that...

Bad connection...................I hate when that happens!
Forum: Maintenance 04-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Slufoot733
I agree. Each year when I have my Monty state...

I agree. Each year when I have my Monty state inspected (PA requirement) I have my garage do exactly that. We lift the tires off the ground and try to turn them with the brakes applied. Another way...
Forum: Maintenance 03-31-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Slufoot733
Safety notice for all electric brakes.

Found this on YouTube regarding the electric magnates in our brakes. This guy is very detailed in explaining an issue to look for if you start having brake problems. Something to be inspected when...
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