Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > Search Forums
Click Here to Login

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.14 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dieselguy
Forum: Maintenance 11-06-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By dieselguy
Like said there are endless threads on the best...

Like said there are endless threads on the best way to winterize ... use what sets your mind at ease. I used to do the pink stuff, but in recent years, I just drain as much out of the system as the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-30-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By dieselguy
If you truly understand the way the EZ lube is...

If you truly understand the way the EZ lube is supposed to work ... you'll realize that pumping 2-3 strokes per hub a year will do about as much good as daily adding a bucket of water to the Atlantic...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-27-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By dieselguy
jimandlauri ... the plastic ones that are simply...

jimandlauri ... the plastic ones that are simply hand held work fine even if they don't turn evenly. Once I get several turns of coax on my hand held ... it actually spools better. Each of us have...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-25-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By dieselguy
I use the same holder as Arkware and Daryles for...

I use the same holder as Arkware and Daryles for my coax cable. It's lasted better than 10 years so far. It also allows to play out the cable without loops and kinks should you just wind it up around...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-25-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By dieselguy
Lifted from Rohrmann's previous reply ... "but...

Lifted from Rohrmann's previous reply ... "but with Timken, their quality is the same anywhere on the globe, so country of origin is not really that important". I have always valued your down to...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-25-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By dieselguy
I applaud you for installing what you feel the...

I applaud you for installing what you feel the best in wheel bearing choice and for posting a blow by blow account. For others contemplating this job ... a reminder about what I have mentioned 2-3...
Forum: Maintenance 10-20-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,775
Posted By dieselguy
I've used a 12 VDC Harbor Freight hi volume...

I've used a 12 VDC Harbor Freight hi volume compressor for several years. It looks similar in design to a Viair and cost around $50. All I've ever had to do to it was tighten the head cap screws...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-18-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,571
Posted By dieselguy
I'll wade into this discussion ... I understand...

I'll wade into this discussion ... I understand those of you who have issues with duallys in auto car washes and drive thrus. I don't eat in any of my vehicles and a casual stroll from the parking...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,185
Posted By dieselguy
I've bought 3 new Montana's ... a 2000 / 2005 /...

I've bought 3 new Montana's ... a 2000 / 2005 / 2011. I really started to see quality of build issues with the 2011 model. There will not be a 4th Montana for me. All manufacturers have quality of...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By dieselguy
Like I mentioned yesterday evening most of us...

Like I mentioned yesterday evening most of us just pump the grease gun till grease comes out which generally is 2-3 pumps. Continuing to pump ... all you'll have is a pile of grease on the driveway...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-12-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By dieselguy
Most of us pump till we see grease coming out of...

Most of us pump till we see grease coming out of the bushings which happens to be 2-3 pumps. I think you are a bit overkill on replacing the races as I wouldn't mess with them unless pitted or blue,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-01-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,461
Posted By dieselguy
All you have to do is cut the torque setting down...

All you have to do is cut the torque setting down and start them by hand. Spin them up with the low torque setting and finish them off via a torque wrench.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 08-30-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By dieselguy
IS Independent Suspension. They remove your...

IS Independent Suspension. They remove your springs and axles and weld on 4 or 6 independently moving suspension arms. Works well, but really expensive....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-27-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,461
Posted By dieselguy
You don't need a high dollar impact as you can...

You don't need a high dollar impact as you can use a breakover bar to loosen the lug nuts and then jack it up and use your middle of the road impact. Same with going back on ... just use the impact...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-27-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By dieselguy
Our cylinders will always have some oil in them...

Our cylinders will always have some oil in them whether retracted or extended as it takes fluid pressure to move them either way. When retracted, the rod side of the cylinder will have less oil as...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-13-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By dieselguy
For future responders ... the OP stated on 7-31...

For future responders ... the OP stated on 7-31 that he had it all taken care of and thanked all for the help. I'm sometimes guilty as well for not fully reading thru all replies.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-01-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By dieselguy
Make sure the 12 VDC auxiliary cooling fans are...

Make sure the 12 VDC auxiliary cooling fans are working behind the fridge. They make a noticeable whine when running. As for the door flaps, look online for adjustment procedure as it will make a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-31-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By dieselguy
I think if you trace the black wires, they are...

I think if you trace the black wires, they are going to your breakaway switch on the pin box. One goes to 12 VDC+ and the other to blue wire. Blue wire goes to brake wire from your TV usually blue as...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-30-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By dieselguy
White is ground / red is 12 VDC+ / green is RH...

White is ground / red is 12 VDC+ / green is RH turn and stop lights / yellow is LH turn and stop lights / blue is trailer brakes / brown is clearance lights and tail lights
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-21-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,022
Posted By dieselguy
7/8" for ours as well. Otherwise they stick up...

7/8" for ours as well. Otherwise they stick up inside the duct and you end up trimming them for more air flow.
Forum: Maintenance 07-20-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By dieselguy
An alternative to going with 45 degree zerks...

An alternative to going with 45 degree zerks soley for better access is the 5883 Lincoln 90 degree grease gun tip. It works pretty well as long as you have a hand available to hold the 90 degree tip...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-20-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,022
Posted By dieselguy
Like 2Yoopers, we went with vents from dwincorp....

Like 2Yoopers, we went with vents from dwincorp. We ordered the Jetstream 8850's as they fit in the same hole as the old ones on our 3150. No hacking away at vent louvers and they flow way more that...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-10-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By dieselguy
On a 10 year old rig, I'd replace the lines, plus...

On a 10 year old rig, I'd replace the lines, plus I don't know of any fitting that will correct a frayed line. You can trace which line it is and hook a connector between the old and new hose (or...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 06-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By dieselguy
I well agree with rohrmann about NOT putting...

I well agree with rohrmann about NOT putting silver bubble wrap behind the fridge if it is a gas absorption kind and to a lesser degree residential type. Remember, the silver sheets not only keep...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dieselguy
What you might digest is full timers make up a...

What you might digest is full timers make up a small percentage of all RVers. You can still order about what you want ... you don't have to be herded into what the dealership has sitting on its lot....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×