Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC on M.A.R.S. > Additions & Improvements
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-14-2018, 09:41 PM   #41
Last2Die
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Menifee
Posts: 91
M.O.C. #22986
nope, I refill every morning when in use never had a problem.
Last2Die is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 08:16 AM   #42
whitesub93
Established Member
 
whitesub93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Waco
Posts: 17
M.O.C. #22946
Quote:
Originally Posted by GAinaMontana View Post
When I search that sku it comes up as a pair of gloves. I've asked at several stores and searched online but have never found the kit.
https://www.harborfreight.com/rv-rea...kit-62564.html
__________________
2012 3582RL Big Sky, Onan Gen, Solar Panels
2015 Ram 3500 DRW 4x4
whitesub93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 08:30 AM   #43
Last2Die
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Menifee
Posts: 91
M.O.C. #22986
Quote:
Originally Posted by whitesub93 View Post
Thatís the 30 amp kit. Get the 50 amp. I put links in the post.
Last2Die is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 09:59 AM   #44
JABURKHOLDER
Montana Fan
 
JABURKHOLDER's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Cuyahoga Falls
Posts: 387
M.O.C. #18572
Quote:
Originally Posted by JABURKHOLDER View Post
Howdy y'all. I am looking into a purchase of a Predator 3500 watt inverter generator. My question is not about that. I am considering carrying it in the front storage/generator area of the RV. I am thinking permanently. I would put in some sort of foam for vibration isolation and some sound deadening material. I would pipe the exhaust out like what is done if I had an Onan installed. My question is...has anyone done something like this and if so how do you like it ?
Any thoughts or suggestions on this idea would be helpful.

P.S.
Added pin weight is not an issue. F350 dually tow vehicle.
Don't want to mount a rack to the back of the RV. Too much bouncing back there.
Don't want to have to lift it (100lbs) into the truck and secure it every time I take a trip.

Hopefully this keeps us on topic.
Thanks in advance.
Funny how almost every thread on this forum veers off topic. As the original poster, I asked a specific question and indicated specific items I did not want to do. I thought this would help keeps discussions on topic. I was wrong. Only 5 of the 43 responses addressed my question and only 3 gave me food for thought. It seems that most folks did not read the original post and are responding to other folks responses. Makes it hard sometimes to get good advice to a specific question.

If I have questions, I will still ask and hopefully get direct answers.

Thanks for your responses albeit not always on topic.
__________________
ATC/NAC Jerry A. Burkholder, USN (RET.)

Rule #1. The Chief is always right.
Rule #2. When in doubt, refer to rule #1.
JABURKHOLDER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:10 AM   #45
GAinaMontana
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Moultrie
Posts: 79
M.O.C. #20747
I guess I am one of the off topic posters you are referring to but I thought I was asking questions about "Generator install". Like you, I have considered putting my Preditor 3500 in the front compartment of my 3402rl but could not bring myself to place a generator under my bed. I don't trust myself to do it safely. My questions were about an alternative for placement in the back of my f350. Sorry if I went off topic.
__________________
Frank and Marilyn
2014 3402RL, Sailun S637/Disc Brakes
2015 F350 CC LWB SRW 6.7L PSD FX4
GAinaMontana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:51 AM   #46
BrownBear
Established Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Carrollton
Posts: 19
M.O.C. #22331
Don’t apologize for seeking information. This is a free forum and I suspect we all benefit from the interaction. Anyone who doesn’t like the exchange can opt out.
Have a great day and Merry Christmas!
BrownBear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 12:26 PM   #47
JABURKHOLDER
Montana Fan
 
JABURKHOLDER's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Cuyahoga Falls
Posts: 387
M.O.C. #18572
Talking

[QUOTE=BrownBear;1126718]Donít apologize for seeking information. This is a free forum and I suspect we all benefit from the interaction. Anyone who doesnít like the exchange can opt out.
Have a great day and Merry Christmas![/QUOTE

Merry Christmas to YOU too.

Appearently you didnít read the last 2 lines of my last post.
JABURKHOLDER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 12:40 PM   #48
prndl
Montana Fan
 
prndl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: 1000 oaks
Posts: 370
M.O.C. #19630
Quote:
Originally Posted by JABURKHOLDER View Post
Howdy y'all. I am looking into a purchase of a Predator 3500 watt inverter generator. My question is not about that. I am considering carrying it in the front storage/generator area of the RV. I am thinking permanently. I would put in some sort of foam for vibration isolation and some sound deadening material. I would pipe the exhaust out like what is done if I had an Onan installed. My question is...has anyone done something like this and if so how do you like it ?
Any thoughts or suggestions on this idea would be helpful.

P.S.
Added pin weight is not an issue. F350 dually tow vehicle.
Don't want to mount a rack to the back of the RV. Too much bouncing back there.
Don't want to have to lift it (100lbs) into the truck and secure it every time I take a trip.

Hopefully this keeps us on topic.
Thanks in advance.
I am thinking of doing the same thing with my Predator 3500. I am going to measure the space available and see if I can put a sliding drawer in to allow the generator to be outside when it is running. I don't need it to run when traveling and will not be running it at night under the bed.
__________________
2011 2955RL Reese Sidewinder 5th Airborne
2014 RAM 2500 CD Demco Recon Hitch
4X4 Crew Cab/Short Bed
prndl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 01:31 PM   #49
h2ojocky
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Rancho Santa Margarita
Posts: 439
M.O.C. #13025
My predator is too tall to put on a sliding drawer.
__________________
Russ and Linda, So. California
2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, D/A, SRW, SB
2005 2955RL, Pullrite Superglide 16K hitch. Bridgestone Duravis R500 tires. EZ Flex Equilizers with wet bolts.EMS HW50C
h2ojocky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 04:17 PM   #50
BrownBear
Established Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Carrollton
Posts: 19
M.O.C. #22331
Didn’t respond to your post. We have a choice to opt out or in on comments and following the thread. It’s easy to have a question sparked during the interaction and it’s usually helpful to someone.
Nothing more than that.
BrownBear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 04:22 PM   #51
prndl
Montana Fan
 
prndl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: 1000 oaks
Posts: 370
M.O.C. #19630
Quote:
Originally Posted by h2ojocky View Post
My predator is too tall to put on a sliding drawer.
I just measured and I have the same problem, it's too tall. The landing leg cross bar is in the way. Let see now, if I put in hydraulic landing legs.........oh well that is an entirely different problem.
Back to the drawing board as they say.
__________________
2011 2955RL Reese Sidewinder 5th Airborne
2014 RAM 2500 CD Demco Recon Hitch
4X4 Crew Cab/Short Bed
prndl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 05:56 AM   #52
jeffba
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Bastrop
Posts: 1,173
M.O.C. #20753
Thread hijacking and drift has been around as long as some petroglyphs in Utah.

The Predators are designed to be out in the open and not in an enclosed space.
So you would need to address heat dissipation with it being in an enclosed space.You will need to make sure you have adequate ventilation for combustible air
And you will need to ensure your exhaust system does not leak.

For the last one I would install a couple of CO detectors, one in the compartment and one in the bedroom.
__________________
2019 20th Anniversary Edition 3701LK
B&W 20K for Ford OEM Puck
2018 Ford F-350 Lariat CCLB PSD DRW
Poke super lignum unum et diem
jeffba is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.