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Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-18-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By BiggarView
Anybody know if the disc brakes in the 20th...

Anybody know if the disc brakes in the 20th anniversary package are dexter or kodiak? Rumor has it the Mor/Ryde IS only works with Kodiak brakes.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-17-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,715
Posted By BiggarView
If you are hitting the abutments, you have more...

If you are hitting the abutments, you have more serious issues than bouncing... LOL

The solutions for bounce provided by others will work fine for that issue.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 429
Posted By BiggarView
Okay everybody has covered the gearing issue... I...

Okay everybody has covered the gearing issue... I would suggest you consider the long bed crew cab for a tow vehicle rather than the short bed... your towing experience will be better with a longer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,441
Posted By BiggarView
I rest my case.

I rest my case.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,441
Posted By BiggarView
Trailers have gotten larger and heavier... trucks...

Trailers have gotten larger and heavier... trucks have too. but that does no negate physics and Mfr specs or recommendations or other applicable rules.

Accident stats are better reported these...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-26-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By BiggarView
Any info on the disk brakes? We're looking at a...

Any info on the disk brakes? We're looking at a 2019 3811MS Legacy.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,818
Posted By BiggarView
On the subject of a 300 gallon fill up... that...

On the subject of a 300 gallon fill up... that only needs to be a one time thing, even then, when you acquire such a rig it may already have a decent quantity already on board. After that you simply...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-24-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,951
Posted By BiggarView
I had a couple mine dumped too, and I didn't...

I had a couple mine dumped too, and I didn't discuss retribution... in point of fact I argued against it... I feel your pain. Probably have this dumped too, but I understand why they were.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-24-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,830
Posted By BiggarView
Not disputing these trucks are built to tow or...

Not disputing these trucks are built to tow or that you get crappy MPG when towing. but 7.5 vs 8 MPG is a substantial difference when you are talking about 10000 miles. (83 gallons at 3.00 per gallon...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-24-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,441
Posted By BiggarView
Before your hitch I'd be more concerned with the...

Before your hitch I'd be more concerned with the truck. Your trailer looks to be 14200 loaded out assuming you do that. Your pin will run around 2800. the hitch will about about 200. fuel, passengers...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-24-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,830
Posted By BiggarView
GreG L... JMHO... drag race in a dually is...

GreG L... JMHO... drag race in a dually is pointless unless you are actually racing for money or pink slips. So what if one gets up the Ike Gauntlet 30 seconds faster. Max towing... yep GM cannot tow...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-23-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,951
Posted By BiggarView
If a thief wants your truck... Quit...

If a thief wants your truck...

Quit worrying about it. The insurance companies love talk on this subject because they can sell more profit making policies.

If you can't help yourself on the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-23-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,951
Posted By BiggarView
The thieves are not going to cut off or remove...

The thieves are not going to cut off or remove the steering wheel, they will simply cut the wheel near the Club and slide off the Club or a hefty bolt cutter will also cut the Club if they want the...
Forum: Maintenance 08-19-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,005
Posted By BiggarView
adding in to JABURKHOLDER's comments, if you add...

adding in to JABURKHOLDER's comments, if you add airbags (~100lbs) that will take away from your available payload(or available trailer pin weight) Now you are really pushing up against the GVWR of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-18-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,830
Posted By BiggarView
Unhappy Emphasis added... Summer 2008 was an...

Emphasis added...

Summer 2008 was an anomaly. Speculators were running the insane asylum. Just in time for the election that year, everything was going down the tubes and gas was under 2.00 per...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-17-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,830
Posted By BiggarView
Bold emphasis added... diesel costs more during...

Bold emphasis added... diesel costs more during the summer because refineries need more of a given barrel of oil for gas and jet fuel. Less diesel fuel available means prices go up. All things being...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,635
Posted By BiggarView
The "can I tow my 3810MS with a SRW vs DRW " is...

The "can I tow my 3810MS with a SRW vs DRW " is more akin to.... can you cross a busy fast moving freeway in a rainstorm on foot or not. Yeah you can, but only if you have nerves of steel or a death...
Forum: Insurance 07-10-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,726
Posted By BiggarView
Just a thought, but why not buy 100, 200 or 300...

Just a thought, but why not buy 100, 200 or 300 shares(whatever your ES contract budget is) of AT&T currently paying $2.00 per share in dividends per year instead of the ES contract. Just let the...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 06-29-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By BiggarView
Here's really good Primer on what you are...

Here's really good Primer on what you are planning...

https://explorvistas.com/winter-rving/

Should help you with any questions you may have.
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 06-29-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,010
Posted By BiggarView
It also depends on what criteria they are using...

It also depends on what criteria they are using to measure the sites. A site that is published as 30 feet could mean the improved pad is 30' long. Just sayin'. Best advice to is call ahead. Knowing...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-24-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,723
Posted By BiggarView
Chrysler? FCA? The name might not, but the...

Chrysler? FCA? The name might not, but the products will, with some variations as time goes by. Could a time come when PUs are no longer desirable? Maybe, but that day is a long, long way in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-18-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By BiggarView
To your specific allegations that I noted... ...

To your specific allegations that I noted...

1) Short staffed would necessarily mean longer PDI times And warranty work would take up inordinate time to resolve... not a Keystone issue, but rather...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-11-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,744
Posted By BiggarView
Nobody mentioned you still have to tow this...

Nobody mentioned you still have to tow this contraption. Yeah you unload the PU bed, but now you add weight of the device to your CGVW.. If you were close before, you'll definitely be over limits...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-09-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,689
Posted By BiggarView
3300 lb of total truck payload is not much for...

3300 lb of total truck payload is not much for any fifth wheel, by the time you account for the hitch, other gear, passengers or any other options on the truck that are not accounted for in the base...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By BiggarView
Free isn't free if I have to pay 200 in fuel to...

Free isn't free if I have to pay 200 in fuel to tow my rig to a dealer, and wait hours to days for a dealer to perform what is more like "busy" work (putting in a simple in-line fuse seems like that...
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