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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2019, 03:15 PM
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Views: 741
Posted By skypilot
Be careful about not using your furnace - it...

Be careful about not using your furnace - it provides warm air to the under lying things like the black and gray tanks as well as basement.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By skypilot
On my coach I always lower the front until almost...

On my coach I always lower the front until almost at the bottom. If I don't my unit lowers the front an inch or two and then starts the leveling process, many times leveling so high that the tires...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-25-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,531
Posted By skypilot
I have had the bearings on my coach packed every...

I have had the bearings on my coach packed every two years (disk brakes) but we pull the wheels and check the disc brake pads annually. Don't get a lot of mileage each year but given the heat and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-21-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By skypilot
Just like any 'insurance' plan, it is a gamble on...

Just like any 'insurance' plan, it is a gamble on whether you or the company will win out. Timberdoodle states in the first post that this is following an AC, black tank and toilet replacement. ...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-29-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By skypilot
I have not installed mine as yet - sitting in the...

I have not installed mine as yet - sitting in the garage and I keep forgetting it :( .


Regardless, I saw a 2019 with it installed this past weekend - two cables from the king pin - one the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By skypilot
Yep - an RV refrigerator relies on the flluid...

Yep - an RV refrigerator relies on the flluid being able to be heated into a gas, rises in the tubes where it cools (bringing the inside temperature down with it) and then as a liquid flows down a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-26-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By skypilot
I may be totally off base here so take this with...

I may be totally off base here so take this with a BIG salt block but the way I read the advertisement, the newest Tailgater Pro - not the tailgater but the Pro, is able to see more than one...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-12-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By skypilot
Carbon Monoxide or smoke detector are my...

Carbon Monoxide or smoke detector are my thoughts. Both run on 9V batteries and when they start to die, the device will beep.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,874
Posted By skypilot
Don't forget the half gallon or so of diesel used...

Don't forget the half gallon or so of diesel used up every time your vehicle does a regeneration. All three of manufactures are working to cut down weight and improve aerodynamics to help mileage...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-05-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,446
Posted By skypilot
Know you are talking GA but here in Kansas we...

Know you are talking GA but here in Kansas we have annual 'personal property tax' which sounds like your Ad Valoram tax. While it does go down, it is still a more significant amount than the sales...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,511
Posted By skypilot
Ford did put the 17 inch tires/wheels on F450s...

Ford did put the 17 inch tires/wheels on F450s for a couple of years (I believe 2013/2014) - they have a higher speed rating than the 19.5s. However, I hope no one is pulling at 85 mph or higher; 70...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,874
Posted By skypilot
Ford F450 6.7L, 4:30 gearing pulling approx 17K...

Ford F450 6.7L, 4:30 gearing pulling approx 17K coach. I'm lucky to get 9 but as many have said, always have a headwind (Kansas winds where we think 'light and variable' is anything below 30 MPH),...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-29-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By skypilot
In an earlier post, #11 Twindman mentioned that...

In an earlier post, #11 Twindman mentioned that they only have a rear license plate and asked so how do the systems work with that. Here in Kansas they take a photo of front and rear of your vehicle...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-10-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,530
Posted By skypilot
Glad you were not injured. Hope the insurance...

Glad you were not injured. Hope the insurance company works in your favor!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-10-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By skypilot
Hmmm - I have found that if I start with the nose...

Hmmm - I have found that if I start with the nose at or above level, the coach tries to level off of it and I have ended up with tires off the ground in places that it shouldn't have been necessary. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-27-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By skypilot
https://www.amazon.com/58270-7-Way-Blade-Connector...

https://www.amazon.com/58270-7-Way-Blade-Connector-Tester/dp/B001EOWQY4/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=7+wire+tester&qid=1553721388&s=gateway&sr=8-4


Just answered another post re this - the above is an...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-27-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By skypilot
There is a very slight delay while the trailer's...

There is a very slight delay while the trailer's hydraulic master cylinder pumps up the brake pressure. About a second it seems. When it connects though, it is smooth and as was said above, it will...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By skypilot
headlights aimed high is not necessarily an issue...

headlights aimed high is not necessarily an issue with being over weight - I have an F450 and my unit has a pin weight of 2500 pds more or less (depending on water on board). I am approximately 1000...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By skypilot
From what I've seen, timbrens replace the normal...

From what I've seen, timbrens replace the normal bump stock on your axle / suspension. They are more like overloads than leveling.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-27-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By skypilot
I have found that if I leave the front jacks at...

I have found that if I leave the front jacks at the point that I unhitched, I too get the wheels off the ground leveling on occasion. I now lower the front as much as I can before auto leveling and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-24-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,494
Posted By skypilot
I have a Ford F450 and it squats about an inch to...

I have a Ford F450 and it squats about an inch to two inches depending on how we are loaded (water in the fresh water tank mainly). I was constantly getting blinked at by on-coming traffic this past...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-20-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By skypilot
We also had a problem with our Dish / tailgater. ...

We also had a problem with our Dish / tailgater. Several hours on the phone with Dish, and no luck. Found out that my neighbor used to work for Dish so he and I set out to find the problem. Ended...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-11-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,996
Posted By skypilot
That little yellow jug has saved me a couple of...

That little yellow jug has saved me a couple of times going from Manhattan KS to Oklahoma City. That said, it is still a PITA to load and fuel - guess I'm showing my age but I'd like a less weighty...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-30-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,592
Posted By skypilot
All of my slide-out cylinder's are covered by the...

All of my slide-out cylinder's are covered by the plastic sheeting underneath. Seems like a royal pain. Wonder if it wouldn't be just as good to drain the reservoir, fill it with ATF, then cycle...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-09-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,332
Posted By skypilot
although not a 'strict' order, mine seem to be...

although not a 'strict' order, mine seem to be Off-door (OD) front, then the OD back and DS-front try to go at the same time with the OD-Back a bit ahead of the other. Finally, the Door side back...
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