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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Today, 04:46 PM
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Posted By beeje
We don't use our remote either. More trouble that...

We don't use our remote either. More trouble that its worth. In your front compartment you should find the brains or the system (maybe above the batteries). Mine is up high on the off door side. Its...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-14-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By beeje
I have cleaned the roofs of all 3 units I have...

I have cleaned the roofs of all 3 units I have had (although I deem it not necessary). I used simple green in bucket and scrubbed by hand, then wiped up with rags being carful not to let it contact...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-13-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By beeje
Hate to tell you this , but everything WILL...

Hate to tell you this , but everything WILL eventually fail and life time warranties are just about worthless. Example: just called otterbox (which has a lifetime warranty) to get my broken cell...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-13-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,234
Posted By beeje
use a black sharpie marker to turn the screw...

use a black sharpie marker to turn the screw heads black.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-11-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By beeje
That is not correct. NO and I repeat, NO 250/2500...

That is not correct. NO and I repeat, NO 250/2500 will be within ALL specs towing a heavy fifth wheel (north of say 10-12l lbs). In most cases you will exceed the cargo capacity as soon as you hitch...
Forum: Maintenance 12-11-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By beeje
I had to replace my entire suspension on my 2011...

I had to replace my entire suspension on my 2011 unit. It had wet bolts from the factory. The bronze bushing were TOTALY worn out and came out in pieces. The spring eyes were worn oblong. Since I am...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By beeje
Its real simple. Buy a truck capable of towing...

Its real simple. Buy a truck capable of towing your unit, while keeping ALL the #s within the manufacture's ratings. Or but a camper light enough to be within ALL your trucks towing capacity #s. As...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,558
Posted By beeje
If I was you, I would have taken the unit back...

If I was you, I would have taken the unit back from the dealer (long ago) to my heated storage and fixed it myself. I know this lets keystone off the hook, but in the long run at least you will know...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-10-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By beeje
Not to change the subject, but have you seen the...

Not to change the subject, but have you seen the front end of the new 2020 Silverado 25-3500,s. They are butt ugly. Not sure but the GMC version is much better.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-09-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By beeje
Although the Anderson hitch is light enough for...

Although the Anderson hitch is light enough for one person to remove and reinstall in position, the hitch ball must be precisely located under it and lowered into place. Essentially the same thing as...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-09-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By beeje
I can assure one thing to anyone who has not done...

I can assure one thing to anyone who has not done the disc brake upgrade . That is the fact that you will kick yourself in the a-- for not doing it sooner. The difference is simply amazing. Not...
Forum: Maintenance 12-07-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,234
Posted By beeje
That pic could also be to result of an over zelus...

That pic could also be to result of an over zelus person just pumping WAY to much grease in without the wheel off the ground and spinning, like you are supposed to do it. Or someone who does it WAY...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By beeje
Looks like that leak was from the top outer...

Looks like that leak was from the top outer corner running down the wall. I taped up all my slides (everywhere) with eturabond tape to make sure that will not happen.
I know you can get 5x10...
Forum: Maintenance 12-07-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,234
Posted By beeje
Although I do not have the lengthy towing...

Although I do not have the lengthy towing experience of some here, I have towed 3 different trailers since 2006 (all had the ez lube) and have NEVER once removed a wheel to check of repack bearings....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By beeje
Just curious. As a carpenter, how did you marry...

Just curious. As a carpenter, how did you marry the old with the new plywood.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-06-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By beeje
Da, I see that sierra/Silverado now. And no, I...

Da, I see that sierra/Silverado now. And no, I did not scowl down to the foot notes. But with that info, the chart is for the most part worthless. My Sierra went from 5900+ on the chart to 4950 on...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-06-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,291
Posted By beeje
Mark7, that's exactly where I installed mine. One...

Mark7, that's exactly where I installed mine. One on each side. Only mine are cigarette lighter style with an adapter. That way we can plug in the 12 volt fan if needed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-06-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By beeje
Just another example of why the HC is cheaper. I...

Just another example of why the HC is cheaper. I am sure there are many items that fit into this category that help reduce the price of the HC.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-06-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By beeje
I installed one of the cheap lcd ? meters ($8 or...

I installed one of the cheap lcd ? meters ($8 or so). If works fine and is accurate enough to let me know when the batteries are getting low on charge.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-06-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By beeje
The chart has my truck (in sig) listed at a...

The chart has my truck (in sig) listed at a payload of either 5914 or 5205 (don't know why there are 2 diff #s). I know for a fact that my door sticker says 4950.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-05-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By beeje
Another vote for all Hydraulic slides.

Another vote for all Hydraulic slides.
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-05-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By beeje
My method in not very popular here but it works...

My method in not very popular here but it works well and can be done in 10 minutes if you have a unit with a gravity fill port. I tilt the unit with the level up so that the drivers side is way low....
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-05-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By beeje
Yea, that's not good. A good EMS unit would have...

Yea, that's not good. A good EMS unit would have prevented that from happening.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-05-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By beeje
You have an older unit than mine. I don't know...

You have an older unit than mine. I don't know how much yours holds. My 2011 holds 66 gallons and we can boondock for around 10 days + if we are very careful. This is with me taking a shower every...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-05-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By beeje
My 76 year old brother in law just got hearing...

My 76 year old brother in law just got hearing aids (maybe the same kind). He can now hear the whistle at the end of an NFL play and can hear the beeps that the newer cars make when you leave them...
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