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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,672
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Richfaa, The invention you seek is...

Richfaa,

The invention you seek is available. Use smaller and lighter tanks. Just kidding!

What is your displeasure in a full body paint? Your Big Sky still looks really nice in the year 2025...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-09-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,672
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Dieselguy, I agree with your comments. I...

Dieselguy,

I agree with your comments. I however, am not as young as I used to be (and you may be) and after returning from our last trip I found out I have and aggravated an apparently herniated...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-09-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,672
Posted By RidgecrestDad
gskidlite, I spent some time as a Naval...

gskidlite,

I spent some time as a Naval Aviator so a little movement or rocking does not bother me and the wife states that it does not necessarily bother her either; but it is something we both...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-08-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,672
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Carl n Susan, Thanks for the info;...

Carl n Susan,

Thanks for the info; especially providing the LCI link and answer. I would hope that my new install already has a mixture containing the anti-stiction fluid; hopefully I remember to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,672
Posted By RidgecrestDad
I recently saw the Level Up System at Quartzsite...

I recently saw the Level Up System at Quartzsite and will be having the Lippert Level Up System installed early next month. As I get closer to install I start to wonder how the system is actually...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-17-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By RidgecrestDad
For those considering purchase of, and those...

For those considering purchase of, and those already with the MorRyde Rubber Pin Box. I bought one last year just before a 1000+ mile trip hoping it would remove chucking and provide some relief. I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-29-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,791
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Jim, It appears from the thread that you had...

Jim,

It appears from the thread that you had the same symptons I am seeing? The gap that seemingly closes when hooked up? Am I correct? Or was it one of the other symptoms?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-28-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,791
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Rich, The answer is Yes. Appears to be...

Rich,

The answer is Yes. Appears to be 1/4-3/8 inch at the front.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-28-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,791
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Hmmm. I have noticed the lower trim molding on...

Hmmm. I have noticed the lower trim molding on the overhang seemingly has a gap (looks like it lowers when unhooked) extending most of the way along the overhang that closes when hooked up. Does that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,791
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Dennis, Thanks. When Montana fixed it, what...

Dennis,

Thanks. When Montana fixed it, what did they repair?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,791
Posted By RidgecrestDad
What symptoms are people seeing with "Frame...

What symptoms are people seeing with "Frame Flex"? Cracks? Sagging? Racking?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-28-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,461
Posted By RidgecrestDad
I agree with Phil and Cathy. I bought a 2007 F250...

I agree with Phil and Cathy. I bought a 2007 F250 vice a F350 because the salesman told me the 250 could tow more. He was/is correct, about 500 more pounds total GCWR for my transmission type/axle...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-28-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Jeff, A quick approximation for your weight...

Jeff,

A quick approximation for your weight (before loading it up) can be found on the Keystone website at http://keystone-montana.com/index.php?page=specs&year=2010. The specs for your monty...
Forum: Maintenance 11-26-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By RidgecrestDad
DONnANNIE, What Costco did you see/hear...

DONnANNIE,

What Costco did you see/hear about them? I initially called my Costco in Lancaster Ca and they said Costco would not install or sell trailer tires. This seems to refute that statement.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-26-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,278
Posted By RidgecrestDad
OK time to jump in here as well. I need to...

OK time to jump in here as well. I need to replace my original ST 235/80/16 Freestar steel belted radial tires on our 2007 3075 Monty. Currently they are load range E (LRE). I had 16 inch aluminum...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-26-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Thanks to all for jumping in and helping. The...

Thanks to all for jumping in and helping.
The Lippert Brand is, how you say? Ouch! They are sure proud of that unit.
The one I recall seeing was SOB (I think) and cost $100 less. If I spend that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-25-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Spare Tire and Miscellaneous/Tool Storage

A while back I had seen information on the site that listed where one could purchase a replacement undercarriage attachment that appeared to allow the spare tire to be moved to, and subsequently...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Antenna/Cable/Satellite Wiring

Anyone out there with a 2007 3075 (or 5er with similar wiring) that has figured out the coaxial wiring runs? I have several cables coming into the small computer desk area. One is a loop (left side)...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-18-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Drew et al, What is interesting is that I do...

Drew et al,

What is interesting is that I do not use an extension cord when testing this problem at home. I have the short pigtail that is the 50amp to 30amp plug conversion and immediately on the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-17-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By RidgecrestDad
jjfavret, Hmmmm..... Sounds interesting....

jjfavret,

Hmmmm..... Sounds interesting. Perhaps I have a similar problem.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-14-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Jim, The GFI in the outlet is the one that...

Jim,

The GFI in the outlet is the one that trips. Consequently your suggestion to look for a fault to ground in a non GFI protected circuit is a good one. Not sure how I'll find one as bringing...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-11-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By RidgecrestDad
For those who offered suggestions. I found the...

For those who offered suggestions. I found the water heater circuit breaker was off, therefore do not believe that is a causal factor. I also shut off all circuit breakers and brought them on line...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-05-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Art, A possible misuse of terms in my last...

Art, A possible misuse of terms in my last post/questions. I used gross vehicle weight rating to describe the weight of the truck and trailer, I believe the correct terminology should have been...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-05-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Art, This part confuses me. Maybe you can clear...

Art, This part confuses me. Maybe you can clear it up. If the tires each handle 3195# or 3600# each based on the tire size/rating, then the axel total weight rated capacity needs to be either...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-04-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By RidgecrestDad
Art, Great idea. I too would like to consider...

Art, Great idea. I too would like to consider adding some additions to the 5er that will require either an F350 or a similar upgrade. As you do this you mention that the axels are now 7000 lb. rated...
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