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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By Beau2010
Again, contrary to Bad Moon's info, gravity feed...

Again, contrary to Bad Moon's info, gravity feed from an auxiliary tank is not illegal nor dangerous. As mentioned earlier, his info comes from an industry source; someone in the business of...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-21-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,216
Posted By Beau2010
While it is now too late to recind the sale, you...

While it is now too late to recind the sale, you can still make known this sorry excuse for a dealer's name and location so others can avoid him. I would also take out an ad in the local paper and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-21-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,300
Posted By Beau2010
70 fronts, 65 rears towing or not. 35,000 miles...

70 fronts, 65 rears towing or not. 35,000 miles on tires with no visible wear and ride is fine towing or not.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-21-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By Beau2010
Bad Moon is giving bad info. The regulations he...

Bad Moon is giving bad info. The regulations he cites DO NOT say that gravity feed systems are illegal. Those regulations (Code of Federal Regulations Sec. 393.65 and .67) say that gravity or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-11-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,716
Posted By Beau2010
We put a DeeZee 36 gal tank in our longbed 3500. ...

We put a DeeZee 36 gal tank in our longbed 3500. From Amazon with Prime, was just under $400.00 year or so ago. I installed myself; not a hard job at all. Just flush w/top of rail and toolbox. ...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-11-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,205
Posted By Beau2010
Like most everyone else, we had to replace the...

Like most everyone else, we had to replace the bimetal breaker on the wall behind the battery in our 2014. Symptoms were the slides would never open or close in one move; had to stop for a while so...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-08-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,804
Posted By Beau2010
Farmers donít pay fuel tax. That is why you pay...

Farmers donít pay fuel tax. That is why you pay a $10,000 fine if you get caught with untaxed diesel fuel in your highway vehicle.
Forum: Maintenance 06-19-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,383
Posted By Beau2010
When I dump, I first pull the black tank valve...

When I dump, I first pull the black tank valve and let it drain as much as it will. Then pull the two grey tank valves. The grey water flows to the black tank and helps to rinse it out.
Then when...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-06-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,658
Posted By Beau2010
I know nothing about Fords but our '16 3500 CTD w...

I know nothing about Fords but our '16 3500 CTD w Asian and 3.73 rear end pulls a 3100 RL, so it sounds like we are somewhat comparable. Cummins recommends that its commercial engines be operated in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-05-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,658
Posted By Beau2010
Having pulled our Montana with both a SRW and now...

Having pulled our Montana with both a SRW and now a DRW truck, I agree with other experienced RVers. DRW may not be a necessity for all but it is much more stable and predictable. Those who have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-27-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Beau2010
When we first started using radial tires, we were...

When we first started using radial tires, we were told that when rotating, the tires had to roll in the same direction as before. That was why when you had radials rotated, they had a chalk mark...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-27-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Beau2010
We can plug the rig in at our storage lot a few...

We can plug the rig in at our storage lot a few days before departing so the refer is cold and full when we leave. I leave the LP on when traveling and since we have about 800 miles fuel range with...
Forum: Campgrounds 05-25-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By Beau2010
In Charleston, James Island is a good one but it...

In Charleston, James Island is a good one but it fills fast; make your reservations asap. Oak Plantation is another. If you are military, the famcamp on the AF base next to Charleston Airport is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Beau2010
As DG says, could be any of those and most/all...

As DG says, could be any of those and most/all are not fixable. Replace jack is only option AFAIK.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,412
Posted By Beau2010
The DW and I have been doing this for long enough...

The DW and I have been doing this for long enough that we now use our walkie-talkies to communicate when she is directing me. With both hands on the wheel, I am not tempted to answer her on the WT,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By Beau2010
The PC pancake is on sale at Lowes from time to...

The PC pancake is on sale at Lowes from time to time at $100. I have two; one in the fiver and one in my shop. An extension cord (assuming you have 110 volt power) and a long air hose and you can...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Beau2010
Your local tire shop is not the best place to go...

Your local tire shop is not the best place to go for help with truck tires. When I wanted to rotate tires on my 3500 dually, the shop foreman told me that the wheels on the front of the truck would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-27-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Beau2010
Your truck should have the factory air pressure ...

Your truck should have the factory air pressure monitor which tells you if you have a tire leaking. Most any auto parts store will have the two way tire gauge and air chuck you need to air up and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-26-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,255
Posted By Beau2010
If you are legal in your home state, you are...

If you are legal in your home state, you are legal in California. That doesn't mean that you can't get ticketed for exceeding the California speed laws however.
Forum: On the Road Again 04-24-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,738
Posted By Beau2010
Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway are not RV...

Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway are not RV friendly as someone else may have already pointed out. Find a park off the parkway and explore in your TV.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-13-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,489
Posted By Beau2010
We have owned all brands last 45 years except...

We have owned all brands last 45 years except Ford and Nissan so have no opinion there. No more GMs and Toyotas are not enough truck for my use. IHC pickups are not made anymore. Have had good and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By Beau2010
Joe: I would put that "tech" in the same class...

Joe: I would put that "tech" in the same class as the salesman at the RV dealership who says your Toyota 1/4 ton can pull the 40 foot fiver you like.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-10-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,180
Posted By Beau2010
We always level first like most others. When we...

We always level first like most others. When we are in a spot long term, I have occasionally re-leveled after several months. Only happens rarely; when a door won't stay open or shut or etc,...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By Beau2010
We put up a trail camera in the back yard to keep...

We put up a trail camera in the back yard to keep an eye on a trespassing neighbor. The neighbor problem soon resolved but we keep the camera up to watch the wildlife; deer, javalina, coyote, coon,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-06-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By Beau2010
Since Goodyear treated the claims against it for...

Since Goodyear treated the claims against it for tire failure pretty much like the tobacco companies treated smokers for years, I will never own anything with the name Goodyear on it. Any company...
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