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Forum: Maintenance 09-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,890
Posted By dieselguy
dannyrver ... you tacked on your issue to a 2...

dannyrver ... you tacked on your issue to a 2 year old thread. Probably should have started your own post. The 12 year warranty is for the membrane, not installation ... they'll first respond by...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-17-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By dieselguy
I wouldn't go as far as saying it's worthless as...

I wouldn't go as far as saying it's worthless as your axles should be parallel to one another and square to the frame. Correct Track will help with these two adjustments.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-17-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By dieselguy
Totally agree with Bob. I've had the Montana...

Totally agree with Bob. I've had the Montana axles tweeked by Atlas Spring and Axle in Wichita on my last two fivers. They do a great job of adjusting camber and toe by bending the axle tubes as...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-11-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By dieselguy
In years past, electric front jacks had a crank...

In years past, electric front jacks had a crank handle supplied with the fiver. You attached it inside one of the front storage doors to the jacks and hand cranked. Electric levelers may or may not...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-11-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By dieselguy
Our experience was the same ... used the fiver...

Our experience was the same ... used the fiver for some time before "the smell" got our attention. On our unit, the washer lines were T'd off the sink lines under the sink pedestal. I just used caps...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-11-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By dieselguy
I'm guessing you're in a pickle … the slides are...

I'm guessing you're in a pickle … the slides are moved by cables that are attached to the chains. If your chain gearbox is no longer mounted to the wall … I'd guess you're going to have to find a way...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-11-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By dieselguy
You'll have to cap off the lines or flush them...

You'll have to cap off the lines or flush them regularly otherwise the smell will return.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By dieselguy
At least on my plumbing … the washer lines are...

At least on my plumbing … the washer lines are T'd into the bathroom sink lines right under the floor riser the sink cabinet sits on. Before I capped off the lines, I flushed them out via the washer...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By dieselguy
I'm with Carl ... our 3150 is plumbed for a...

I'm with Carl ... our 3150 is plumbed for a washer, but we have no use for one the way we use our rv. The trapped water in the lines to the washer make our bathroom faucet stink to high heaven after...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By dieselguy
Way to windy where I live. No matter how many...

Way to windy where I live. No matter how many straps, tie downs, hooks, loops, cinches, bungee cords ... covers would be short lived ... and they don't give em away to start with. I had a 42' RV port...
Forum: Maintenance 09-07-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By dieselguy
It's inevitable that you'll start to get marks on...

It's inevitable that you'll start to get marks on the slides as your fiver ages. Even with treating the seals ... they will age and adding dirt accumulating on exterior walls spells marks. Some use...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-06-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dieselguy
Just apply double sided automotive tape next to...

Just apply double sided automotive tape next to the pads already on the backside and lay on some strips of the shelf liners that keep plates and such in place.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-05-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,931
Posted By dieselguy
I'm not a fan of all rubber line. I did this...

I'm not a fan of all rubber line. I did this install last year on another rv brand with nickle/copper brake lines and 18" hose connecting each caliper. I see no issue with the hose as there is hose...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-05-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By dieselguy
Don't know your specific floor plan, but some of...

Don't know your specific floor plan, but some of us have simply removed the rear wall in the pass thru storage and mounted it as needed.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-05-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By dieselguy
I have a Progressive 50 amp hardwired surge...

I have a Progressive 50 amp hardwired surge protector. I also have a 50 amp Autoformer downstream of it before the fuse panel. I installed a 50 amp female plug after the EMS ... before the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-05-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dieselguy
Assuming you don't have a wear strip missing or...

Assuming you don't have a wear strip missing or an adjustment issue ... a fastener would do more damage than just a black mark ... we did this . We have carpet, but over time the carpet gets dark...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-05-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By dieselguy
wig 315 ... I just now caught you have the...

wig 315 ... I just now caught you have the Anderson red upside down buckets. Where do you store that accessory and wasn't it pricey or did you get a "deal" at an RV show? They caught our attention at...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-05-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By dieselguy
One note about moving the jacks up that has been...

One note about moving the jacks up that has been danced around but not really pointed out. The cylinders only have so much travel ... the fronts have more than the mid and rears. I suggest only...
Forum: Maintenance 09-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By dieselguy
I've tried about everything in the...

I've tried about everything in the automotive/marine polish inventory and have had no luck in removing or totally covering up the difference in look from the "ghost" left behind when removing decals....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-03-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,736
Posted By dieselguy
There may be a "silent majority" as far as...

There may be a "silent majority" as far as satisfied owners. This is a Montana Owners Forum and their blood runs deep. But ... aside from listening to both satisfied and dissatisfied testimonials ......
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By dieselguy
Although I have an RV port that it sits under...

Although I have an RV port that it sits under during no use periods, I keep the slides in. The tin roof and sides will not protect from UV, so I see no reason to add more real-estate to exposure as...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By dieselguy
Welcome to the world of RV ownership circa 2018....

Welcome to the world of RV ownership circa 2018. Your overall concern is valid, but what you listed (so far) is minor in the overall scheme of things. People have to be aware that owning an RV...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-02-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dieselguy
I used a whole house filter (don't remember...

I used a whole house filter (don't remember brand) from Tractor Supply or Lowe's ... regulator is a Watts also for a stick house for more flow. Fittings can be sourced at Lowe's, Menard's, Home...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-02-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dieselguy
I'm no plumber and this isn't the link you're...

I'm no plumber and this isn't the link you're looking for, but here's what I did. Like mentioned, a regulator behind the convenience center definitely wouldn't be my first choice.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-31-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By dieselguy
Search function is your friend ... there have...

Search function is your friend ... there have been many topics discussed about shocks on our fivers. To sum them all up ... the severe stock angle of shocks on most any tow-able RV makes the shock...
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