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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-21-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,301
Posted By Art
We still like our stick house and the 4 seasons...

We still like our stick house and the 4 seasons in NJ. Because the cost of campgrounds continue to rise, we only spend about 100 days on the road- about 75 days (January to March) in Florida and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-20-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Art
Space below storage floor?

I am thinking about mounting a 50A electric cord reel in my storage space of my 2003 3670RL Montana. Does anyone know "how much space" is between the storage floor and the holding tanks that are...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-02-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Art
I switched (wife's preference) my sofa and...

I switched (wife's preference) my sofa and rockers in my rig many years ago. My rockers started in the back wall and sofa on the slide. They both "walked" all over the place. I screwed and...
Forum: Maintenance 10-19-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,225
Posted By Art
Final Follow-up on Skirt Painting Project

Well my friends, I finished placing the final coat on the fender skirts. The brown Rustoleum "hammered look" worked out very well for my Montana. I was stupid to try and spray the last coat on...
Forum: Maintenance 10-11-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,225
Posted By Art
Follow-up to painting Montana Skirting

I cleaned the skirting with an auto paint cleaner to get as much of the "dirt" off as i could.

I have finished two of the three coats in changing the color of the dirty, colonial white skirting on...
Forum: Maintenance 10-01-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,225
Posted By Art
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: Maintenance 09-29-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,225
Posted By Art
Painting Skirting?

From my signature, you can see that I have an older Montana. The bottom skirting is painted aluminum. Of course everything was painted colonial white those days. I want to paint the skirting a...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-17-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,216
Posted By Art
5th wheel electric cord hanger

Dear MOC do-it-yourselfers,
Do any of you have a unique way of hanging your 12-volt trailer-truck connecting cord on your kingpin assembly when unhooked? I am tucking into the kingpin assembly now...
Forum: Navigation 05-22-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,816
Posted By Art
By-Passing Chicago traveling east to west

We are taking our August to October trip to the west this year from NJ. In bypassing Chicago, we don't want to stay on I-90 (in the city).

Is it better to:
- go from I-90W to I-80/294W to...
Forum: Repairs & Service 04-23-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By Art
Type of Shock absorbers?

Fellow MOC members with older Montanas... I am thinking about replacing the original shock absorbers on my 2003 Montana with #6000 Al-Ko axles. Has anyone ever done this and how would I find out the...
Forum: Navigation 04-06-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By Art
Thanks, Carl. You are extremely helpful!

Thanks, Carl. You are extremely helpful!
Forum: Navigation 04-06-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By Art
Road between Virgin Utah and Canyonville?

Fellow MOCs,

This summer I have booked a trip out west. My one stop is in Zion River Resort in Virgin, UT and the next stop is Canyonville/Bryce Canyon KOA. I see noted that route 9 east of the...
Forum: Maintenance 03-06-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,552
Posted By Art
Thanks, guys! For the $253, I decided to replace...

Thanks, guys! For the $253, I decided to replace the entire 4 brake assemblies. Then, it will be fine for another 30,000 miles! I appreciate your responses and input.
Forum: Maintenance 03-04-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,552
Posted By Art
Brake shoe replacement

Do-it- yourselfers,
I could use some expertise from the vast amount of knowledge of MOCers. I am about to take a 9000 mile western US trip this summer. I will be re-pack my wheel bearings by hand....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-04-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,665
Posted By Art
Grease hitch jaws?

Okay Montana owners, I need to answer a question. I saw in a Trailer Life article that you should use the pin disk (I do that) AND lubricate the kingpin. Do any of you do that? I haven't over all...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-14-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,368
Posted By Art
Slide won't move!

The first day on our 6-week Florida trip and the slides won't go out. The motor runs, there's plenty of hydraulic fluid in the reservoir, and nothing is jamming them. The 12v power seems to be okay...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-28-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,436
Posted By Art
Fellow 2003 3670RL owner, My 3670 pump did the...

Fellow 2003 3670RL owner,
My 3670 pump did the same thing about a year ago. I found the O-ring online and replaced it with minimum effort. the only tricky part is to remove the hydraulic fluid...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-01-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Art
Sounds like some great additions to the Monty. We...

Sounds like some great additions to the Monty. We are replacing the manual-to-electric awning and adding satellite to our rig come Fall. Preparing for wife's retirement for 55-day western trip and...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 04-26-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,144
Posted By Art
As you can tell from my signature, my Montana is...

As you can tell from my signature, my Montana is working on 13 years old. I've used many suggested items-including Re-New 3000-but was not satisfied with effort verses outcome. I have used...
Forum: Repairs & Service 04-24-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Art
Hydraulic Switch Relay-undersized

I apologize for this question because I know it has been covered before. When opening/closing my slides on my Montana, they stop and start. I know the relay is undersized from forum discussion but...
Forum: North American MOC/Northeast Region 09-29-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,718
Posted By Art
Sorry that we can't make it this time! We really...

Sorry that we can't make it this time! We really enjoyed last year's rally but the wife works in a high school and the graduation date in scheduled dead center of the rally. Maybe next year.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,672
Posted By Art
There are two answers from my perspective to this...

There are two answers from my perspective to this question of miles per day. One is WITH the wife that I plan 200-300 miles per day and the other WITHOUT THE WIFE in which I drive from 400-600 (an...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By Art
On second thought, I will be switching from the...

On second thought, I will be switching from the axles to the frame this year.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By Art
Bill, Since my 2008 double blowout of the...

Bill,
Since my 2008 double blowout of the driver's side trailer tires, I have been jacking my Montana off the ground from November to early March each year. I bought a 20-ton pneumatic bottle jack...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-09-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,704
Posted By Art
Going on 13 years since we purchased our 3670RL....

Going on 13 years since we purchased our 3670RL. We love the floorplan (that they discontinued) and have never found anything better that we have liked. All original appliances and they all work...
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