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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mlh
And another thing you don’t need a 50 amp wire...

And another thing you don’t need a 50 amp wire you can’t use it. Make a 30 amp it’s a lot cheaper and lighter.
Lynwood
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 70
Posted By mlh
Any sources, yes do what I did make it yourself....

Any sources, yes do what I did make it yourself. It’s really easy. I made one to go from the front of my camper to the front of my truck bed.
Lynwood
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By mlh
I have one. Mine isnít the exact brand but it...

I have one. Mine isnít the exact brand but it does the same thing. If you get one just make sure it will work with your IPhone if you have an iPhone, some will some will not. If I remember correctly...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 07:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mlh
I would be very skeptical of a 15 to 20% mileage...

I would be very skeptical of a 15 to 20% mileage increase. I’ve heard these claims for 10 years, more power yes. You will think you are getting better mileage, your mileage readout will tell you that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By mlh
Common problem. The OEM hoses are famous for...

Common problem. The OEM hoses are famous for that. Get a good set of aftermarket hoses and just as important clamps. Either change your truck to the aftermarket hoses or at least keep them with you....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
Mark I definitely agree. They are a great hitch...

Mark I definitely agree. They are a great hitch none better. You can’t buy a better hitch.
Lynwood
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
Thanks that is what I meant to say. Lynwood

Thanks that is what I meant to say.
Lynwood
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
Actually dissimilar metals is what you wont. The...

Actually dissimilar metals is what you wont. The same metals have the same grain structures and will gauld. That’s why bolt action rifle receivers are made of two materials. The receiver is one...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By mlh
About 45 years ago I was working for a little...

About 45 years ago I was working for a little machine shop making parts for ITT Night Vision. They made the night vision products for the military, the good stuff we can’t buy. They had a flimsy hard...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mlh
Yes the difference is night and day. If you...

Yes the difference is night and day. If you havenít experienced it you canít believe it.
Lynwood
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mlh
If I wonted to sell my F250 Iíd have people...

If I wonted to sell my F250 Iíd have people standing in line to get it. If someone wonted to it could be put back to stock with an almost new DPF and EGR. I donít know why anyone would put it back to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mlh
The industry standard for fuel in the oil was...

The industry standard for fuel in the oil was always less than 2%. I had 14% in my oil on my first oil change and that is when I got rid of the DPF. Now I have less than 1/2 % fuel in the oil. Chevy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
That will work almost every time but not always....

That will work almost every time but not always. Iíve had mine in such a bind that would not work. You can get your camper on such uneven ground and in enough bind that will not work. I know been...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-15-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By mlh
This goes for Ford, Ram, and Chevy. They are Id...

This goes for Ford, Ram, and Chevy. They are Id 10 T gages. They aren’t real gages they are idiot gages. They are programmed to not move very much and will only show hot when your transmission is...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 11-14-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By mlh
QC is expensive. I wonder how much people would...

QC is expensive. I wonder how much people would pay fo QC. After the sale if you got a camper with a lot of problems you would be happy to pay more. Before you bought I suspect not many people would...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 11-14-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By mlh
$50 an hour. What company could stay in business...

$50 an hour. What company could stay in business at that rate?
Lynwood
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By mlh
Here I western Va temperatures are running 10 to...

Here I western Va temperatures are running 10 to 20 degrees below normal and rain fall is much above normal for the year. We have already had 52 inches of rain for the year. Normal for a year is 41...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-13-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
I donít think I made myself clear. This isnít a...

I donít think I made myself clear. This isnít a safety issue. This has nothing to do with the pin to keep the jaws closed. Now when the handle is pulled it closes the jaws. Fix the handle so when it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By mlh
I’d put the money in the stock market but that’s...

I’d put the money in the stock market but that’s just me. I like gambling when the odds are in my favor.
It’s not my money. It’s yours. You do what you are comfortable with.
Lynwood
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-13-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
B & W needs to redesign their hitch. The jaws are...

B & W needs to redesign their hitch. The jaws are forced closed with the handle. The jaws also need to be forced open with the handle. A simple redesign that would help when this occurs.
Lynwood
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,741
Posted By mlh
Mtcrash1 is right. The only difference in a 3/4...

Mtcrash1 is right. The only difference in a 3/4 ton and a 1 ton SRW pickups is the rear springs. The brakes, frame, and everything else is the same. The rear end ratio can be different but can be the...
Forum: On the Road Again 11-12-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By mlh
AZ traveler, organ donor, that is funny. I know a...

AZ traveler, organ donor, that is funny. I know a medical helicopter pilot they call motorcycles donor cycles. He says in the summer they should carry a cooler full of ice.
I try to be careful on...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By mlh
Smart move. You got a great camper for less than...

Smart move. You got a great camper for less than half price. Sounds like the way I buy campers. Enjoy and welcome to MOC.
Lynwood
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-12-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,439
Posted By mlh
Synthetic is better oil no doubt. We have a...

Synthetic is better oil no doubt. We have a horizontal ban saw in my shop that we use everyday sometimes all day. Itís 35 years old. A gear in it wore out in 5 years after we got it. We replaced it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-12-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By mlh
If that hitch is in a bind it will NOT open. If...

If that hitch is in a bind it will NOT open. If it’s not level with the truck, the camper pulling it to one side. Get a hammer crawl up in the bed of your truck and beat on the jaws, might help. Move...
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