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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,777
Posted By McRod
I have the haloview. Very easy setup. Good...

I have the haloview. Very easy setup. Good picture, recording and voice so you can listen to your spouse tell you to turn the wheel left when she means right. :facepalm: Can monitor 4 cams if...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-10-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By McRod
We tackled the problem. Used 120# shocks...

We tackled the problem. Used 120# shocks initially, but turned out too strong and broke the mounts at the wood when lowering the bed. Repaired the wood and went with 100# shocks and now it's good.
Forum: Insurance 09-18-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,677
Posted By McRod
Liberty Mutual sucks. They have continually...

Liberty Mutual sucks. They have continually raised our rates 15-20%. Each year after we had a claim for leaf spring damage due to potholes. They cited the claim as an at fault accident! It don't...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-08-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By McRod
When the day warms up you will hear things...

When the day warms up you will hear things thumping, popping, or making random noises. My awnings thump/pop in their metal wraps, and the sides of the RV pop. The jack's used to pop until I fixed...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-08-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By McRod
Try setting your trailer brake settings to reduce...

Try setting your trailer brake settings to reduce the amount your truck has to brake. I can stop my ram 3500 with just the trailer brakes. Also switching to disc trailer brakes will dramatically...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,118
Posted By McRod
I was able to get my DW in the 5th one time. ...

I was able to get my DW in the 5th one time. Asked her to ride and listen for squeeks, glass banging, etc. Was the most peaceful journey until I let her out 2 hours down the road... 😁🥺
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-04-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,954
Posted By McRod
Yes, I replaced all of mine with Valterra...

Yes, I replaced all of mine with Valterra electric waste gate valves from etrailer.com about 1.5 years ago. Have not had a problem since.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-04-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,954
Posted By McRod
Put electric waste gate valves on. You won't...

Put electric waste gate valves on. You won't regret it.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-27-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By McRod
When you take one off, do you need to cap it off...

When you take one off, do you need to cap it off so hydraulic fluid don't go everywhere?
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-26-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By McRod
Where did you get your lines from/made?

Where did you get your lines from/made?
Forum: Boon-docking 08-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By McRod
Our spot in Colorado is @ 9000ft +. We have...

Our spot in Colorado is @ 9000ft +. We have Norcold 2100 and have no problems running on LP or AC. Doesn't keep ice cream frozen @ 9000 ft or at sea level... ☹️
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,954
Posted By McRod
If someone put a baby wipe or other non...

If someone put a baby wipe or other non degradable matter down the toilet, they tend to hang up on the valve plate that is opening when you pull the cable. When you "force" push it closed (because...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-18-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,741
Posted By McRod
That's how we manage our waste in our summer...

That's how we manage our waste in our summer location in Colorado. We stay here from memorial to labor day. The dump is an outhouse on the property. We put our 45 gal blueboy in the back of our...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-01-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By McRod
1. No. 2. Use this to lube it. You can...

1. No.

2. Use this to lube it.
You can get it at Walmart, home Depot, etc. https://www.homedepot.com/p/WD-40-3-In-1-RV-Silicone-Slide-Out-Lube-Spray-11-Oz-120084/309589238
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By McRod
Your right, the rollers are not the issue. It's...

Your right, the rollers are not the issue. It's the gears, which is why they went to a 15 tooth design. If you have an 18 tooth, to change to the stronger 15 tooth requires changing both the gear...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By McRod
When, not if, you replace your gear packs, I...

When, not if, you replace your gear packs, I would recommend getting the lippert HD gear packs vs their standard Teflon packs.

Here is a link from etrailer. You can order also direct from...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By McRod
Manufacturers are now putting the same 8k setup...

Manufacturers are now putting the same 8k setup on higher end models.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By McRod
$3500. Including labor to install. I chose that...

$3500. Including labor to install. I chose that over independent suspension because parts are ready available and no special skill needed to repair. The entire assembly comes completely together...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By McRod
I replaced both axles with 8k axles, all 4 leaf...

I replaced both axles with 8k axles, all 4 leaf springs with 8k leaf springs, 8k Kodiak disc brakes, HD wetbolts, 9/16" lugs, and had the hangers reinforced welded. Also had the frame reinforced...
Forum: Maintenance 07-30-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By McRod
It's a backflow prevention device. If water...

It's a backflow prevention device. If water comes out of it, it needs replaced. $30 part, get a brass one. Montana puts in plastic ones. They fail often.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-30-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By McRod
Yes, had the same problem. Due to heavy weight...

Yes, had the same problem. Due to heavy weight and bad roads. Upgraded entire suspension.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By McRod
Both of my ACs are on same leg, but 15k ac has a...

Both of my ACs are on same leg, but 15k ac has a soft start on it, no problems.

Leg 1
15k AC w soft start
13k AC
Water heater
Converter

Leg 2
Kitchen outlets
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By McRod
Every other oil change, or 30k miles (Thats 2x...

Every other oil change, or 30k miles (Thats 2x the manufacturers recomended schedule). Do it yourself and youll see the filters are very clean at 15k miles. You can reset the DIC at 15k, when you...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-15-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,164
Posted By McRod
Ive been through this issue before. Cause was...

Ive been through this issue before. Cause was both overweight and potholes. Resulted in bending axles, broken springs, and excessive inside wear to tires. Upgraded to 8k axles, springs, and discs...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 08-09-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By McRod
Thats misleading on Keystones part. If you have...

Thats misleading on Keystones part. If you have slides, the only thing between you and the ground is a piece of OSB. R value might be 2, if your lucky.

Best place to put the rigid foam is...
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