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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-06-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,863
Posted By Slow Hand
Why is it that folks don't consider that a...

Why is it that folks don't consider that a trailer weighing in at 35,000# has brakes on it. A semi with a 80,000 load couldn't stop that load with just tractor brakes. Some day pick up trucks will...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Slow Hand
I had the same problem with the drain in my 03...

I had the same problem with the drain in my 03 and it was a super pain to fix. Like JSB said use some silicone or Flex-Seal and try that first. They make a clear. Clean the area with denatured...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-21-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By Slow Hand
My F250 came with Continentals and i got 50,000...

My F250 came with Continentals and i got 50,000 miles out of them. I just didn't like the close tread because it would pick up small rocks. My new tires have a bigger tread but pick up bigger rocks...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-21-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,288
Posted By Slow Hand
I just use a high temp disk brake grease even...

I just use a high temp disk brake grease even though I have drum brakes. Nothing special just stay lube I believe. No need to spend $$$ on grease. It's just grease. I don't use the easy lube on my...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-20-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,288
Posted By Slow Hand
There is a toof for the home mechanic. I dont...

There is a toof for the home mechanic. I dont have one I do it the old school way
Here is the tool...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-20-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Slow Hand
I had to use a 3/8's drill. Part of my key broke...

I had to use a 3/8's drill. Part of my key broke off in the lock. Got a new handle assembly at my rv supplier.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-20-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By Slow Hand
I never drain my water system till I park my...

I never drain my water system till I park my camper for the winter. I always use a filter to fill my water system. Replace that every year. I always turn off the gas and unplug it if I am not going...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-20-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Slow Hand
I got the AMP step on my 15. Works great.Tucks...

I got the AMP step on my 15. Works great.Tucks under the side of the bed nice. Just put your toe on the front of it and push down. very easy to use. Milk crate may work but you have to put it in the...
Forum: Maintenance 09-19-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Posted By Slow Hand
I try not to go on the roof. Mine is a older unit...

I try not to go on the roof. Mine is a older unit 03. I don't wash the roof on my house and it's best not to go up there if you don't need to.
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-19-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Slow Hand
I had this happen and lucky for me i was at home....

I had this happen and lucky for me i was at home. Had to drill out the lock and replace the whole thing. I never tried to do the hinge.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-17-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Slow Hand
I love the flooring in the storage compartment.

I love the flooring in the storage compartment.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-17-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,705
Posted By Slow Hand
Back ups for the back ups LOL that's so funny.

Back ups for the back ups LOL that's so funny.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-17-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By Slow Hand
Registration on on a F450 may be huge. I pull a...

Registration on on a F450 may be huge. I pull a 13,000# with a F250 with 3.31 gears without any issues. Been coast to coast and over the mountains and truck didn't miss a beat.

If you need a...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-17-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By Slow Hand
I put Timken in mine. It took all day. Had to...

I put Timken in mine. It took all day. Had to make sure the hub was clean and then install new races with bearings. I never just replace the bearing. It sure took a lot of latex gloves LOL
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-11-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Slow Hand
Mine doesn't have all that fancy stuff LOL I...

Mine doesn't have all that fancy stuff LOL
I just use a bottle jack under the axle where it bolts to the spring. Make sure you ether hook it to the truck or chock the wheels real good. When I cha;lk...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,705
Posted By Slow Hand
I had the glass in the front door slide down in...

I had the glass in the front door slide down in the frame. I fixed it with some sticky tape stuff.

Water inlet wouldn't work
those plastic things that are supposed to keep the mirror doors...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,954
Posted By Slow Hand
If you buy a orbital buffer don't get a cheap...

If you buy a orbital buffer don't get a cheap one. It will not do a good job. You have to spend some money on a good buffer and then you can use it on your truck to keep it looking nice.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-10-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By Slow Hand
funny my tires don't lose air check them before I...

funny my tires don't lose air check them before I leave on my trip and they stay fine the entire trip. Same with my truck those tires are always full.. i only check every once in a while. if you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-07-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Slow Hand
I don't open mine at all. Mine sits outside and...

I don't open mine at all. Mine sits outside and it gets hot here in Norcal also. Keeps the dirt and dust out of the rv. No reason to leave anything open in my opinion
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-07-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By Slow Hand
When we travel we don't carry anything that isn't...

When we travel we don't carry anything that isn't absolutely necessary. I dont have any pets so that's a plus for sure. I do however carry a table for my Q grill. I have been to campgrounds that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-03-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,435
Posted By Slow Hand
I have been on roads where the posted speed limit...

I have been on roads where the posted speed limit was 85. There was no way I would go that fast but sure would have been nice in my GT500.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-03-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By Slow Hand
I carry one but never had to use it except to air...

I carry one but never had to use it except to air up my air bags. It would take so long to air up a tire that a 12 volt compressor may be a waste of time. I have not seen the Viar in action so I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By Slow Hand
Is the $128 a single payment or is it every year?

Is the $128 a single payment or is it every year?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-01-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,771
Posted By Slow Hand
This is always funny to me how everyone needs a...

This is always funny to me how everyone needs a DRW truck. I have seen semi trucks on there side from the wind so I guess a DRW truck may not always be the best truck. My SRW truck has never scared...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-01-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,292
Posted By Slow Hand
If you want noise than I suggest a KOA...

If you want noise than I suggest a KOA campground. I go to bed around 9 and watch the news but I get up at 5. Now I like to be quiet for those who sleep in but if you don't respect my time I sure...
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