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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-31-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By McRod
Another product you may try is Henry's. It's...

Another product you may try is Henry's. It's sold at Home Depot.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-31-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By McRod
Tesla Powerwall 2 (13.5kwh) is $6.93/AH ...

Tesla Powerwall 2 (13.5kwh) is $6.93/AH
Lifeblue 300AH (12v) is $9.33/AH
Renogy 170AH (12v) is $8.82/AH
Lion Energy 105AH (12v) is $9.51/AH
Battleborn 100AH (12v) is $9.99/AH
SimpliPhi (3.8kwh)...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-29-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By McRod
My fantastic fan has a 5 inch plastic shroud that...

My fantastic fan has a 5 inch plastic shroud that can be removed and provides easy access to the roof attic area. If possible, I would attach the new cable to the old after removing the wire nuts...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-29-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By McRod
I used Liquid Rubber for my slide roofs. Use...

I used Liquid Rubber for my slide roofs. Use Eterna-bond first, if needed, then Liquid Rubber.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003UHYGBE/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_i_6.KmEb1N9ECSC
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-29-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By McRod
I simply ran it across my roof, under the solar...

I simply ran it across my roof, under the solar panels and strategically used eterna-bond tape to hold it in place. That keeps it from being exposed. Way easier than trying to cut holes and fish in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-22-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By McRod
The dually air valves should be mounted 180 from...

The dually air valves should be mounted 180 from each other. That will keep the wheel set balanced and ensure the inner valve stem is visible through the outter wheel holes. Use a two sided air...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-05-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,033
Posted By McRod
We didn't have enough storage space either...so...

We didn't have enough storage space either...so we built our own. The coffee station used to be a 1/2 bath.

The 18cuft RV fridge wasn't enough either, so where you see the bananas is a 110 can...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-05-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By McRod
My cap lights are on the main panel and labeled...

My cap lights are on the main panel and labeled as such. I do, however, have a similar switch which is for the fresh water tank heater. Same year Montana, but mine is a big sky.
Forum: Pet Palace 12-29-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,085
Posted By McRod
Horrible advice.

Horrible advice.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-26-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,522
Posted By McRod
The emissions problems are not unique to Ford,...

The emissions problems are not unique to Ford, Chevy, or Ram.

When I began to have CELs for emmissions related issues and found no resolve through any of the dozens of dealers I took it to, I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-04-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By McRod
Has little to do with it being correct track. ...

Has little to do with it being correct track. You either need to switch the nuts to nylon or use locktite. All suspensions, including independent suspensions will eventually fail.


I can...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,540
Posted By McRod
FBP is not a factor. The roof is white like all...

FBP is not a factor. The roof is white like all Montana's. Windows are a factor. Vehicle position is a factor and use of awnings is a factor. Geographic location is also a factor.


I don't...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,719
Posted By McRod
I have the haloview. Very easy setup. Good...

I have the haloview. Very easy setup. Good picture, recording and voice so you can listen to your spouse tell you to turn the wheel left when she means right. :facepalm: Can monitor 4 cams if...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-10-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,522
Posted By McRod
We tackled the problem. Used 120# shocks...

We tackled the problem. Used 120# shocks initially, but turned out too strong and broke the mounts at the wood when lowering the bed. Repaired the wood and went with 100# shocks and now it's good.
Forum: Insurance 09-18-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By McRod
Liberty Mutual sucks. They have continually...

Liberty Mutual sucks. They have continually raised our rates 15-20%. Each year after we had a claim for leaf spring damage due to potholes. They cited the claim as an at fault accident! It don't...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-08-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By McRod
When the day warms up you will hear things...

When the day warms up you will hear things thumping, popping, or making random noises. My awnings thump/pop in their metal wraps, and the sides of the RV pop. The jack's used to pop until I fixed...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-08-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By McRod
Try setting your trailer brake settings to reduce...

Try setting your trailer brake settings to reduce the amount your truck has to brake. I can stop my ram 3500 with just the trailer brakes. Also switching to disc trailer brakes will dramatically...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,451
Posted By McRod
I was able to get my DW in the 5th one time. ...

I was able to get my DW in the 5th one time. Asked her to ride and listen for squeeks, glass banging, etc. Was the most peaceful journey until I let her out 2 hours down the road... 😁🥺
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-04-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By McRod
Yes, I replaced all of mine with Valterra...

Yes, I replaced all of mine with Valterra electric waste gate valves from etrailer.com about 1.5 years ago. Have not had a problem since.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-04-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By McRod
Put electric waste gate valves on. You won't...

Put electric waste gate valves on. You won't regret it.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-27-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By McRod
When you take one off, do you need to cap it off...

When you take one off, do you need to cap it off so hydraulic fluid don't go everywhere?
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-26-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By McRod
Where did you get your lines from/made?

Where did you get your lines from/made?
Forum: Boon-docking 08-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By McRod
Our spot in Colorado is @ 9000ft +. We have...

Our spot in Colorado is @ 9000ft +. We have Norcold 2100 and have no problems running on LP or AC. Doesn't keep ice cream frozen @ 9000 ft or at sea level... ☹️
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By McRod
If someone put a baby wipe or other non...

If someone put a baby wipe or other non degradable matter down the toilet, they tend to hang up on the valve plate that is opening when you pull the cable. When you "force" push it closed (because...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-18-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,989
Posted By McRod
That's how we manage our waste in our summer...

That's how we manage our waste in our summer location in Colorado. We stay here from memorial to labor day. The dump is an outhouse on the property. We put our 45 gal blueboy in the back of our...
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