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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bad Moon
Here is a link to an extensive discussion of air...

Here is a link to an extensive discussion of air filters on diesels....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-06-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bad Moon
I had a K&N system on my previous (gasser) Truck,...

I had a K&N system on my previous (gasser) Truck, and will never have one again. You could run your finger in the inlet duct after the filter and feel the grit. Also, the oil gets on the MAF...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-27-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By Bad Moon
Here is the back of ours (similar to yours):

Here is the back of ours (similar to yours):
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-11-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bad Moon
Although there is no “duct” for return air, the...

Although there is no “duct” for return air, the basement itself acts as a return air plenum.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-06-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bad Moon
One issue with that is when the furnace first...

One issue with that is when the furnace first starts up and just before it shuts down, the fan is blowing without the burner fired-up, therefore you are sucking cold air from the basement and blowing...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-30-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,581
Posted By Bad Moon
We live in the PNW, and use our truck for things...

We live in the PNW, and use our truck for things other than towing. 4x4 up here is a necessity not a luxury.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-18-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Bad Moon
The propane furnace takes its return air through...

The propane furnace takes its return air through the storage “basement” . This is how it supposedly keeps the pipes from freezing. The basement is poorly insulated, even with the winter package or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,906
Posted By Bad Moon
On my setup, I didn’t cut into the large filler...

On my setup, I didn’t cut into the large filler hose, instead, I plumbed into the 5/8” tank relief vent hose. Since I use a fuel pump instead of gravity feed, I tapped into the relief vent up close...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,774
Posted By Bad Moon
@Montana Man: exactly right. In fact it is...

@Montana Man: exactly right. In fact it is safer than a free-standing portable heater. As poorly insulated as these trailers are, on cold nights the furnace needs all the help it can get. We turn...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-26-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,789
Posted By Bad Moon
Our HC uses the basement as a return air plenum. ...

Our HC uses the basement as a return air plenum. The basement is poorly insulated, having only a plywood panel between the storage space and the generator space at the front. The generator space is...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-22-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bad Moon
I believe all 3 brands work the same as my...

I believe all 3 brands work the same as my Silverado/Duramax/Allison. The transmission sends the fluid first to a heat exchanger in the radiator, then to a cooler then back to the sump. As your...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,603
Posted By Bad Moon
Not only does CA have the second highest gas and...

Not only does CA have the second highest gas and diesel fuel taxes, but they also add 2.25% sales tax on gas and a whopping 9.25% on diesel. All in addition to the 24.4% federal tax on Diesel. And...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,603
Posted By Bad Moon
Here in Southern Oregon, Reg, is about 3 bucks,...

Here in Southern Oregon, Reg, is about 3 bucks, Diesel about 25 cents more, except at Shell stations which sell B20 for just under $3.00. B20 in Oregon is exempt from state excise tax.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,603
Posted By Bad Moon
A big chunk of it is going to pay for Jerry...

A big chunk of it is going to pay for Jerry Brown's high-speed rail boondoggle.:facepalm: Sure isn't fixing the roads. I-5 North of Bakersfield is responsible for knocking my HC's axles out of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By Bad Moon
Ours fits perfectly inside our HC. Got the steps...

Ours fits perfectly inside our HC. Got the steps and the handrail to help my 90 year old mother in law. Works great!
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-12-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Bad Moon
Too bad they didn't just build these rigs in...

Too bad they didn't just build these rigs in Pendelton in the first place! interestingly, our HC also left the factory missing the curb side bottom slide seal. Hope your DW is doing better now.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-10-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,069
Posted By Bad Moon
I see as many complaints about Monatanas as I do...

I see as many complaints about Monatanas as I do HCs. Probably because they are both built by the same “Amish Craftsmen”. 🤔
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Bad Moon
4 gallons of antifreeze or 4 gallons of beer? :-)

4 gallons of antifreeze or 4 gallons of beer? :-)
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-05-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,906
Posted By Bad Moon
Finding a station with diesel isn’t a big deal. ...

Finding a station with diesel isn’t a big deal. Finding a station with diesel AND easy 5th wheel access IS a big deal, and when you do, it usually charges premium prices. Our truck only has a 26...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-05-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,069
Posted By Bad Moon
I’m with you, Renegade. Every time I take it to...

I’m with you, Renegade. Every time I take it to the dealer for repairs, it comes back (after 2 months) with more things wrong than when it went in. I am lucky in that I have adequate skills, and am...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Bad Moon
Maybe Keystone should offer these Trailers as a...

Maybe Keystone should offer these Trailers as a DIY kit; that way we could assemble them correctly from the beginning.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-24-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bad Moon
Check out Fate Unbound on Youtube. David Hiser...

Check out Fate Unbound on Youtube. David Hiser has several how-to videos on how to size and install solar panels and related hardware. Here is one:...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,626
Posted By Bad Moon
Ordinarily, I hate government interference, but...

Ordinarily, I hate government interference, but this is acritical safety issue. Imagine if the fresh water tank (or God forbid, the black water tank) should let loose on the freeway, people could...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 10-17-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,351
Posted By Bad Moon
A Class A pulling a TT would be a better...

A Class A pulling a TT would be a better solution. I've seen a few of those.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-06-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,323
Posted By Bad Moon
How did you get them to do THAT?

How did you get them to do THAT?
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