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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-23-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thank you all again for your input. I think the...

Thank you all again for your input. I think the best thing to do is to talk with people who are using veggie oil in their tanks and see how it is working out for them.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-10-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
My Truck is a 2001. It's no longer under...

My Truck is a 2001. It's no longer under warrenty. I will continue to research the effects of vegetable oil on the engine.....Thanks so much for all of your input.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-10-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Diesel Truck Conversion to Vegetable Oil

Has anyone looked into converting their diesel engine to vegetable oil? I know there are a number of converson kits out there. The source of vegetable oil would be local restaurants, who, as I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-28-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
I do what H John Kohl does. I use a 45 deg....

I do what H John Kohl does. I use a 45 deg. brass fitting to be screwed on first. To that I attach a spigot. The spigot also has a connection for attaching the hose. The 45 deg. fitting can be...
Forum: Meet you at the Show, the RV Show that is! 01-15-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Fort Myers RV Show

Is anyone attending the Fort Myers RV Show during January 25 through 28? We'd love to meet some Montana people in the area of Fort Myers during this time. We will be in the Fort Myers area from...
Forum: Maintenance 01-15-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks folks. Didn't know about the flamability...

Thanks folks. Didn't know about the flamability of windshield washer fluid. That's why I asked. Some of you folks always come through with good answers. Thanks. I will stick with the regular...
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks for the suggestions though on...

Thanks for the suggestions though on dewinterizing. The Vodka idea sounds like a good one.
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
I'm sorry. I meant winterize. I have...

I'm sorry. I meant winterize. I have 'dewinterize' on my brain because we are leaving for Florida tomorrow, and I just dewinterized the unit. I mean to use winshield water fluid to winterize next...
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Windshield Washer Fluid As A Winterizer?

I've been thinking about using car windshield washer fluid as a winterizer. It's about a dollar cheaper per gallon. Does anyone see any problems with that
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-28-2006, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks guys. I was wondering if maybe I had to...

Thanks guys. I was wondering if maybe I had to turn it many times before I would notice any movement. I didn't want to do any damage, so I checked here before trying anything else. The electric...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-28-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Opening/Closing Slide-outs Manually

I have finally taken the time to find the place from which to operate the slide-outs manually. However, when I use the crank, it turns the motor but the slides don't move. Does anyone know how to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-20-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,753
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
We just replaced our sofabed with one from a...

We just replaced our sofabed with one from a furniture store. We got just what we wanted. I made sure that all the dimensions were right before we bought it. However, when we went to put it in, we...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-20-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
The problem I see in going with a tank that is...

The problem I see in going with a tank that is big, is weight. The 36 gallon tank will add approximately 260 lbs. of extra weight to the load. We have to be very careful about the items we add to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-19-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Don - I looked through the paper that came with...

Don - I looked through the paper that came with the tank. There is no indication of who made it. I contacted a local farm equipment distributer and bought the tank from them. I know that there are...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-19-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Additional Fuel Tank

I'm sure many of you have been thinking at one time or another about extending the range of your travel mileage without having to stop for gas so frequently. I just added a 36 gallon tank onto the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks Glenn! That' sounds like good advise from...

Thanks Glenn! That' sounds like good advise from an old tired man. If you remember, we were going to meet in Florida last year. But apparently both of us had changes in our plans. You had...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks for the info guys. The idea about putting...

Thanks for the info guys. The idea about putting the wheels on wooden blocks, I'm not so sure about. Wood will soak up moisture (from rain/snow)and retain it much more so than the ground...and the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2006, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Tire Pressure During Winter Storage

I know that you're supposed to reduce the tire pressure on the unit during extended storage periods to avoid flat spots. Does anyone know the recommended pressure?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-11-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks mpl897, 8.1al and patodonn. That helps. ...

Thanks mpl897, 8.1al and patodonn. That helps. Apparently the battery needs to be in place. The set-up is somewhat strange to me, but, whatever works, I guess.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-11-2006, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Slow Slides

Has anyone experienced the slides retracting slower than normal even when hooked up to the AC? What would cause that? The battery has been removed for the winter, but that should have no effect...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-12-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
One of the reasons I was considering covering our...

One of the reasons I was considering covering our was because of the yellowing on some of the edges of the unit. This comes from exposure to the sun. I was able to get it off with a special rubbing...
Forum: Campgrounds 09-17-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Cape Cod Campground?

Can anyone recommend a good campground in the Cape Cod area?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-05-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 887
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks guys. Very helpful! ...

Thanks guys. Very helpful!

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Rudi & Ellen Hufnagl
2004 3295RK
2001 Chevy 2500 Silverado Diesel
Allison/Duramax/4-Wheel Drive/Short Bed/Crew Cab
16K Super Glide...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-05-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 887
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Tire Pressure

The tires on both the Montana and my truck call for a maximum of 80psi. What is the 'actual' inflation pressure that many of you use?

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Rudi & Ellen Hufnagl
2004...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-05-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Rudi and Ellen
Thanks Ed. Just wanted to be sure. ...

Thanks Ed. Just wanted to be sure.

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Rudi & Ellen Hufnagl
2004 3295RK
2001 Chevy 2500 Silverado Diesel
Allison/Duramax/4-Wheel Drive/Short Bed/Crew Cab
16K Super...
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