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Forum: Maintenance 07-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By geobet
ExPatNW - this link has all the info you'll ever...

ExPatNW - this link has all the info you'll ever need about bolt torque.www.portlandbolt.com/technical/bolt-torque-chart/
Forum: Maintenance 07-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By geobet
Check your pin box bolts

In the process of changing my pin box to a MorRyde rubber pin box and adding wet bolts. While I have a check list spreadsheet that I use for normal maintenance, i.e., wheel torque, suspension,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-02-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By geobet
My previous truck, Ram 2500, had similar problems...

My previous truck, Ram 2500, had similar problems with the aux tank plumbed into the main tank. My current truck 2018 Ram dually, has a 40 gal or so aux tank. I didn't want a repeat of previous...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-30-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By geobet
Gorilla tape is probably a bit thicker than scrim...

Gorilla tape is probably a bit thicker than scrim shield tape. Thus my concern about it getting hung up on the slider bar when the room goes in and out and creating a much bigger problem than the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-28-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By geobet
Scrim Shield Tape

Scrim Shield Tape. Anybody use it to tape scuffed or torn Darco (tarp like stuff used on the bottom of slideouts). Can it get snagged by the slide strip the room slides over when the room is opened...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-26-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By geobet
Changing Pin Box

This question is for some of you wrench turners, like myself, who do all your own maintenance & repairs and have changed out your pin box.

My HC has the standard pin box. Thinking of changing to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-15-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By geobet
Decision time for roadside assistance.

I've been with Good Sam roadside assistance for like forever. Only used them one time several years ago with DW locked the keys inside the rig. Good Sam took forever to get to us and I had to pay...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 06-15-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By geobet
Unless your caulking is dried out, cracked and/or...

Unless your caulking is dried out, cracked and/or leaking, the scrubbing you did looks "good enough". Think about it, lots of commercial buildings have "rubber roofs". I have yet to see anyone...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-11-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,628
Posted By geobet
To Rondo's point about the slide out of...

To Rondo's point about the slide out of square....OP has a High Country. I don't think they have a hydraulic ram. My high country did the same. Thought it was going to rip the wall apart. I sprayed...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-01-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By geobet
Thanks for all the responses. Looks like I'm...

Thanks for all the responses. Looks like I'm gonna go with the MorRyde based on comparative reviews here and other forums I solicited. Thank you all again!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-30-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By geobet
Need selection advice

Have a 2017 Montana HC 310RE. Based on some of your experiences, which is the preferred pinbox replacement: Lippert Roto-Flex or MorRyde pin box? I don't want any of the air/shock assisted pin boxes...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By geobet
I delt with the same issue on my HC. Had...

I delt with the same issue on my HC. Had replacement parts sent under warranty that were the wrong part, then on the second try, the part was broken when unpackaged. DW hated them anyway and I was...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
CBs
Views: 425
Posted By geobet
You'd be surprised how valuable a CB can be on...

You'd be surprised how valuable a CB can be on the road. I won't leave without one. As to where to put it, depends on how your truck interior is laid out. Experiment....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-03-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By geobet
I had a warranty claim on 2 of mine about a month...

I had a warranty claim on 2 of mine about a month or so after I bought it. Keystone sent replacement to my dealer who shipped to me - one was broken as well. Called the manufacturer and they sent...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-16-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By geobet
Cooper AT3's on my 17' Ram 3500 DRW. Dumped the...

Cooper AT3's on my 17' Ram 3500 DRW. Dumped the stock Nexen tires a couple thousand miles ago - practically wore out at 16K, down to 5/32. The AT3"s are a bit more aggressive but doesn't affect the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-27-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By geobet
As a High Country owner myself, I'm sure you'll...

As a High Country owner myself, I'm sure you'll be delighted with the new rig. Happy camping.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-18-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By geobet
Slight downward tilt is normal. Keeps rain from...

Slight downward tilt is normal. Keeps rain from blowing in and entering any voids in the top slide seal. For the toilet foot valve try cleaning the seal for the toilet. Stuff can get trapped in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By geobet
Guess it depends on where you live. I've had RV's...

Guess it depends on where you live. I've had RV's for 40 years and my experience, here in Florida, is that they cause more trouble than protection. In this hot, humid climate, I've had mold grow on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-29-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By geobet
I also have a Splendide combo. Found a one year...

I also have a Splendide combo. Found a one year old one that was hardly used locally on Craig's List. Brought it home, stripped it down and cleaned/sanitized it and it works super great. We use it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-06-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By geobet
I take what is perhaps an overkill approach. I...

I take what is perhaps an overkill approach. I seldom ever pump directly into the main tank. I pump into my auxiliary tank and pump from that into my main tank. I have the aux tank equipped with fuel...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-03-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By geobet
I got tired of constantly fixing and adjusting my...

I got tired of constantly fixing and adjusting my two big shades in the living room. Went to lowes and bought two Levelor shades. Works great, easy to install and best of all they look much better...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-31-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By geobet
Have similar to Loveless except 2017 Ram 3500....

Have similar to Loveless except 2017 Ram 3500. Have mine lined up over the axle and in the lowest position. Sits level and no problems at all. Just be sure to retorque all the bolts after your test...
Forum: Workamping 10-27-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,960
Posted By geobet
Ocala National Forest is right in my backyard. A...

Ocala National Forest is right in my backyard. A great place to drop anchor for a while. Enjoy our winters here in Florida - Summers with the heat and humidity suck! I'm thinking about petitioning my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,340
Posted By geobet
I have a 2017 Ram 3500 dually and a 2017 HC...

I have a 2017 Ram 3500 dually and a 2017 HC 310RLE. I too was concerned with the height of the bed when I got the HC. However, once I dropped the HC onto the hitch the truck leveled out perfectly....
Forum: 2017 Annual North American Fall Rally 10-02-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,676
Posted By geobet
Where can a member find info about the 2018 Rally?

Where can a member find info about the 2018 Rally?
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