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Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 02-20-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By vipermanden
Yeah, I was a little disappointed at the...

Yeah, I was a little disappointed at the stiffness of opening and closing it up, and then i saw the instructions in bold red letters, that it needs to be in the closed position for 48+ hours for it...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 02-20-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By vipermanden
I figured it out after thinking about it all last...

I figured it out after thinking about it all last night, and then today it clicked. It was an out of sight out of mind thing. We sold our Monty in November, and I forgot that i let my King pin lock...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 02-20-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By vipermanden
Promise not to laugh? :-)

I had a Retrax Pro roll up cover put on my RAM 3500 dually truck yesterday, and it came with keys to lock it etc. When I was putting the keys on my two sets of truck keys, I saw this key on both key...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-17-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By vipermanden
Funny thing, my brand new dually came with only...

Funny thing, my brand new dually came with only one plastic extension on the inner wheel on one side. It has worked great, no flaws whatsoever. So then I bought a pack of nice 2-3" long st stl...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-13-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By vipermanden
They say it is just a jam nut that can come...

They say it is just a jam nut that can come loose. The fix is if it meets torques specs, to weld it in place, and if it has come loose already, then they replace the assembly! How about they show us...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-01-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By vipermanden
Dmaxdually, Only thing that seems weird to me is...

Dmaxdually, Only thing that seems weird to me is your front axle weight? You say it is 3,200 pounds? My 4x4 dually weighs in at 5460 pounds on the front axle only when I am not pulling. Just when my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-31-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By vipermanden
Dmaxdually, Have you checked your GVWR or your...

Dmaxdually, Have you checked your GVWR or your rear axle GAWR lately? By having 111 gallons of fuel, you have 921 pounds of fuel, or 656 more pounds than your stock configuration. Couple that with...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-30-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By vipermanden
I didn't bother with trying to change the...

I didn't bother with trying to change the computer. I love it, the fuel gauge does not move for a 100 miles! Then when the low fuel light comes on, I know I still have 10 gallons left. So just go...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-30-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By vipermanden
The paint codes were on the inside of my front...

The paint codes were on the inside of my front door on our 2017 3820FK. They also supplied us with touch up paint, but the codes are on the inside of the door jamb on my 5th wheel?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-30-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By vipermanden
We did the Titan 55 gallon tank in our 2016 Ram...

We did the Titan 55 gallon tank in our 2016 Ram 3500 dually and wish we had done it sooner. No more worrying about trying to fuel up with the 42' long 5th wheel attached. I went with the kevlar...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-27-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,947
Posted By vipermanden
We have two Golden Retrievers that are allowed up...

We have two Golden Retrievers that are allowed up on the bed in the morning when we are waking up, and it gets real cozy with the two of us and two Golden's on our king size sleep number bed. Not to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-27-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,947
Posted By vipermanden
Real simple fix that we had to do something...

Real simple fix that we had to do something about, because we took out the factory king mattress and put in a Sleep Number bed, and it has a 4" wide foam edge that would sag off the end. So I just...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 01-16-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By vipermanden
I had the same thing happen to my driver side...

I had the same thing happen to my driver side rear tire. Took it to a truck alignment shop, and he instantly showed me what was wrong. Those yellow octagon plates on the front and back of the leaf...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-09-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 872
Posted By vipermanden
We just made the same trip leaving Lake Tahoe on...

We just made the same trip leaving Lake Tahoe on September 15th 2018 and we were gone 9 weeks, 63 days exactly and stopped at 27 RV parks. We went hwy 80 and many more toll highways and went under...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-07-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By vipermanden
Baldicon, I was talking about you, and your model...

Baldicon, I was talking about you, and your model says it goes up to 150 psi. With only a 1.5 gallon tank, it must cycle for each tire that you want to increase a few psi on? Which is ok, because...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-06-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By vipermanden
Wow, that is 11.2 pounds lighter than mine. Does...

Wow, that is 11.2 pounds lighter than mine. Does it really inflate all 4 tires if you want to up them 2 psi each, or does it have to cycle some for each tire? This would be a weight and space savings...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-06-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By vipermanden
Here is what I use. It is great for portable home...

Here is what I use. It is great for portable home projects as well.
...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-26-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,284
Posted By vipermanden
If I were you, I would rescue a Golden Retriever...

If I were you, I would rescue a Golden Retriever about 2-4 years old, so they over the puppy stage. They give unconditional love 24/7. We have had 7 of them in our 40 years of marriage, and the two...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-23-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,358
Posted By vipermanden
I have never run out of propane and have never...

I have never run out of propane and have never used a gauge. I just keep one tank closed, and if i run out of propane in one, which I did once, I would then turn on the other tank, and get the first...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-23-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By vipermanden
I have a RAM 3500 dually and the 3820FK, and we...

I have a RAM 3500 dually and the 3820FK, and we had that annoying chime and same message you had, especially after hitting big bumps in the Hwy. So it was so intermittent, that some days it would do...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-21-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By vipermanden
When you first drive the dually without the 5th...

When you first drive the dually without the 5th wheel attached, you will feel uncomfortable going between a semi and the center concrete barrier on a tight highway turn, but after a few weeks, you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-20-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By vipermanden
I sold my 2017 3820FK Montana a few weeks ago,...

I sold my 2017 3820FK Montana a few weeks ago, and have ordered an SOB 5th wheel, and it comes with a Fiberglas roof when ordering the Elite Suites, or you can save $5,000 and go with the rubber...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By vipermanden
The RAM 3500 SRW goes from 11,500 - 12,300 GVWR...

The RAM 3500 SRW goes from 11,500 - 12,300 GVWR depending on which model you get, and the RAM 3500 DRW is 14,000. GAWR the max you can put on the rear axle is 7,000 pounds for the SRW and 9,750 for...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By vipermanden
It's all about safety, and if cost is not that...

It's all about safety, and if cost is not that big of a factor, go with the dually. If cost is a factor, then go with the SRW. It is totally up to you. None of us know your situation, so go with what...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-19-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By vipermanden
Congrats, we had the same 5th wheel with every...

Congrats, we had the same 5th wheel with every bell and whistle added. After 2.5 years, and 80 RV parks, and 41 states and two provinces of Canada, we sold it a few weeks ago and have a new 5th wheel...
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