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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-04-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Phil P
Hi From you description of the event I...

Hi

From you description of the event I donít think there is anything wrong with your truck brakes. It sounds like the ABS system was working correctly so you did have full boosted brakes on...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-04-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Phil P
Hi Good advice however pulling our...

Hi

Good advice however pulling our Montana at full load rating for the 2009 Duramax 3500 23,500 lbs GCW I havenít found a mountain that I couldnít accelerate going up.

When I start...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-04-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Phil P
Hi It sounds like you just...

Hi



It sounds like you just didn’t manage your descent.

You should have started down at about 45 Mph. Then at 50 Mph apply brakes as needed to get back down to 45 Mph. Us a fair...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-03-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Phil P
Hi Unfortunately the GM product with...

Hi

Unfortunately the GM product with the OEM brake controller is all tied in to the ABS computer.

The grabbing and realizing was your ABS system preventing you from sliding the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-28-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
I knew there was a reason I had quit visiting...

I knew there was a reason I had quit visiting this site often.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-28-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
My information comes from court records. ...

My information comes from court records.

When I get a contract as an expert witness I also get access to the case history records via the internet like the attorney has. When this is a federal...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-27-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
Mlh and richfaa So far all this...

Mlh and richfaa

So far all this discussion has been about complying with the regulations in Florida.

The assumption that on a simple traffic stop you may get off without a ticket or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-26-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
Ricjfaa and JandC Both the definitions...

Ricjfaa and JandC

Both the definitions of Commercial Vehicle and the difination of Personal Use Vehicle in the Florida uniform vehicle traffic code do not say anything about being paid to do...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
Hi On a slightly different subject I...

Hi

On a slightly different subject I did teach a fellow how to backup his rig just couple of weeks ago.

In one hour I had him backing up using his mirrors only in straight line at 10...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
Hi Here is what has changed in Florida....

Hi

Here is what has changed in Florida.

Florida Highway Patrol did away with the DOT inspectors that specialized in Commercial Vehicles.

Now all FHP troopers have been thru...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-05-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
.mlh From the information I got they...

.mlh

From the information I got they were pulling RV as well but seemed mostly pulling the Gooseneck trailers and 1500 and 150 pickups hauling farm products and equipment. They operate much...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-03-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,276
Posted By Phil P
FYI over weight can cost you

Hello All

Lane hogging

When I was driving 18 wheelers I kept telling the drivers that if they kept hogging the lanes on the 2 or 3 lane divided highways they would have lane...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-21-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,064
Posted By Phil P
Hi We have owned our Montana sense 2009...

Hi

We have owned our Montana sense 2009 and 100,000 miles.

I have never replaced a wheel bearing and only pulled the hubs off to replace the brake shoes and didnít remove the inner...
Forum: Member News 02-03-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Phil P
Party at Phil P's place

Hi

We have a contract to sell our place so we decided to invite some friends for a weekend of camping.

7 units showed up there were several more invited but they didnít want to dry...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-08-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By Phil P
Hi Be advised that Interstate changed...

Hi

Be advised that Interstate changed hands about 6 years ago and the quality has been on a downhill run ever sense.

Phil P
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-13-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Phil P
Hi I have the larger one on my fork...

Hi

I have the larger one on my fork lift. To get it in and out of the upright mount I have to lift the bottom of it to about even with my chest.

It is defiantly easer empty than full....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-13-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,086
Posted By Phil P
Hi I agree out of warranty is out of...

Hi

I agree out of warranty is out of warranty and I donít care what state you are in a contract is a contract.

Phil P
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-25-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Phil P
Hi Our 2009 came with a backup camera...

Hi

Our 2009 came with a backup camera installed I have used it twice in 9 years.

Phil P
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,928
Posted By Phil P
Hi My opinion is it wasnít FOD or a...

Hi

My opinion is it wasnít FOD or a curb strike. I would lean towards a manufacturing defect. I would not think it would be under pressure maybe over pressure but the way the tire is made it...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-25-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,928
Posted By Phil P
Hi My qualifications: I grew...

Hi

My qualifications:

I grew up in my fatherís heavy equipment shop. Started working summers when about 14 and started managing the shop at 18.

That gives me 60 years...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-21-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,928
Posted By Phil P
Hi 3 days ago stopped to help a fellow...

Hi

3 days ago stopped to help a fellow with an SOB that had just blown a tire with only 1,300 miles on it and less than 60 days old. He will need a new fender. No other damage.

Make...
Forum: Maintenance 11-19-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,359
Posted By Phil P
Hello I sent you a private message. ...

Hello

I sent you a private message.

I have cut the landing gear open to see why they fail.

I have a lot of experience with them had to change 3 sets before figuring out what...
Forum: Navigation 10-26-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Phil P
Hi I donít know how they do it but last...

Hi

I donít know how they do it but last year when we came from the west going back home after the hurricane that hit Tallassee I-10 was clear of downed trees.

We had started back when...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-26-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Phil P
Hi I just carry enough tools to do my...

Hi

I just carry enough tools to do my own.

Phil P
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-19-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By Phil P
Hi We had a similar problem and it...

Hi

We had a similar problem and it turned out to be the brake application arm that the magnet is attached to had rusted in the hinge point not allowing the brake to release completely.

...
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