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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-05-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By speedster100
If your cables are getting frayed I suspect they...

If your cables are getting frayed I suspect they have jumped out of the guide wheels of at least one or two, they are on all 4 corners of the slide.

These cable systems have been around for...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By speedster100
The electric in the Hot water heater draws...

The electric in the Hot water heater draws considerable current and I've had the same issues while on 50amp. Trying to run the hot water heater and an AC usually trips a breaker, not usually the one...
Forum: Maintenance 07-02-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By speedster100
Thank the cheap Chinese metal gears, they are...

Thank the cheap Chinese metal gears, they are crap. They know there are issues with them but they continue to source them due to price point... Most are failing after a year or two and the warranty...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-01-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By speedster100
So does it stay cold when boon docking on propane...

So does it stay cold when boon docking on propane ? (not plugged into electric). If so it sounds like an issue with wind blowing out the flame which could be due to poor flame all the time being...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,473
Posted By speedster100
Good for you to care, but that is you ! As I...

Good for you to care, but that is you ! As I said I can buy weight for my truck that puts it way beyond what the spec's are, I pay for it every year when I renew my license plates.

The trucks...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-09-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,473
Posted By speedster100
Don't weigh because I don't care, its an RV and...

Don't weigh because I don't care, its an RV and therefore exempt from the regulations that restrict commercial applications. You drive by the scales, Why ? Because they don't give a rats arse about...
Forum: Polls 06-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By speedster100
Try boon docking for a week with your residential...

Try boon docking for a week with your residential fridge........ not going to happen without running a generator for hours to charge the battery's and pissing off your neighbors. That is why we...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-05-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By speedster100
The way they are making them today and with the...

The way they are making them today and with the new appliances and multiple slides I think it is a good expense buying the extended warranty. We also had a slide motor replaced, so half the money...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By speedster100
If your trailer is swaying you have either a load...

If your trailer is swaying you have either a load placement issue (weight distribution issue in trailer) or you have a suspension issue on your trailer. Never had a sway issue with a 5er.... Have...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,473
Posted By speedster100
Touch wood but the only blow out I ever had was...

Touch wood but the only blow out I ever had was on a dually not my srw.... And it was an inside dual of course, and it was on the Trans-Canada 401 highway and there was not much room when off to the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-04-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By speedster100
I had a fifth wheel with a homemade heavy duty...

I had a fifth wheel with a homemade heavy duty hitch that pulled a stock car trailer with and without the car on the trailer. No issues at all if it is made and attached properly to the frame rails....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-29-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By speedster100
No if you have a good connection on the hose...

No if you have a good connection on the hose fittings (good gaskets & no leaks that will let air pass in) you have the valves in the right positions then should be able turn the pump on and the pump...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-27-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,222
Posted By speedster100
Ours was a 2103 Crossroads 5'er that we ordered...

Ours was a 2103 Crossroads 5'er that we ordered with every toy, full paint etc.... It was a nightmare, leaks everywhere, local dealer where we bought it (whom we bought from several times over the...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 05-15-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By speedster100
Congrats, we love our 3790RD due in part to the...

Congrats, we love our 3790RD due in part to the layout & storage...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-15-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By speedster100
BTW if a dealer with an accredited Montana...

BTW if a dealer with an accredited Montana service department does not jump immediately on an issue like this with a new unit it would be the last time I would darken their doors.......... An RV is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-15-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By speedster100
Topĵustice.............. same deal either way,...

Topĵustice.............. same deal either way, car axle or fridge, a simple remove & replace and if an RV service department is not trained to pull out a fridge & replace it, or for that matter...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-14-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By speedster100
So you are saying if you buy a new car and a week...

So you are saying if you buy a new car and a week later the rear axle goes out of it, you call dana gears instead of Ford or Dodge or GM ??? Sorry but it's an RV, a very expensive one. Dealers sell...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-14-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,875
Posted By speedster100
Key word.........service. Unit bought at camping...

Key word.........service. Unit bought at camping world, fridge quit working, Samsung fridge or Norcold really doesn't matter. It don't work, dealer sold the unit, the unit is warrantied for at least...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By speedster100
No issue at all in our 2015 3790RD, just ensure...

No issue at all in our 2015 3790RD, just ensure it is two men of average size or better, take it in the door, lift it up over the island to get it straight and then up the stairs to the bedroom... No...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-12-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By speedster100
Is it all the time or only after you've been set...

Is it all the time or only after you've been set up for a longer period of time then bring them in and move on... Ours does it after the slides have been out for an extended period of time, we then...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By speedster100
The rubber membrane on the check valve has a...

The rubber membrane on the check valve has a tendency to plug with hair and on occasion it gets reversed inside the valve chamber (rolled inside). When this happens flow either stops from the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By speedster100
First thing you have to ensure is that you have...

First thing you have to ensure is that you have initiated the keypad in Manual Mode. Then it should be fairly simple. Bring all the leveling pads down to the ground on the rear so they pick up a bit...
Forum: Repairs & Service 04-17-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By speedster100
Could always install a rubber washer on the...

Could always install a rubber washer on the knob/bolt....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-15-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By speedster100
I know what happens if the rear of a trailer is...

I know what happens if the rear of a trailer is overloaded ! What I said is that the rear den's don't have that issue. Don't make this something different, the question was in regard specifically to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-15-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By speedster100
Quote "Be extremely careful if you try this....

Quote "Be extremely careful if you try this. Overload the rear and you will have tail wag and unit will become very unstable and dangerous. I trucked for 20 years and have seen it many times" ...
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