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Forum: Repairs & Service Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
There are a handful of us on the MOC that have...

There are a handful of us on the MOC that have hydraulic experience … I’m not here to bump heads with one another because our hydraulic backgrounds and experiences are all different. What works and...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-01-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
Lee, that quick connect ftg is a port to plug in...

Lee, that quick connect ftg is a port to plug in a test gauge or similar.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-01-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By dieselguy
Several of the RV parks we've stayed at in our...

Several of the RV parks we've stayed at in our travels since retirement charge per KWH if you stay over 1 week or have a flat rate for electricity for the same scenario. I'd imagine the push for more...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-01-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
Reading back thru this thread concerning the set...

Reading back thru this thread concerning the set screw that a 5/32 allen (some 1/8") wrench fits in the end of the valve ... turning the set screw clockwise till it lightly seats OPENS the valve for...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-01-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
Like said, sitting that long without exercising...

Like said, sitting that long without exercising the jacks once in a while ... by some odd reason you may have just had an air pocket form. Until you have time to definitively track things down ......
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 12-01-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By dieselguy
Worked on a couple of SOB's with the side hinge....

Worked on a couple of SOB's with the side hinge. They may be handy for tall people, but for those of us that are "vertically challenged" ... I don't see an issue. Ha! Both doors were sagging on the...
Forum: Maintenance 11-28-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,106
Posted By dieselguy
John ... you might start looking at the dates on...

John ... you might start looking at the dates on these threads and possibly start your own ... you just resurrected one from 2008. Anyways, PEX A-C is mostly just manufacturing differences. I've used...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-25-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
I figured I'd get a chuckle out of you ... for...

I figured I'd get a chuckle out of you ... for the purists on the MOC, you're really opening a valve and not a solenoid ... fingers were ahead of my brain. :whistling:
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-25-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By dieselguy
The manual override on about any Montana product...

The manual override on about any Montana product is the same after you open the described solenoid with the set screw ... using a 1/4" allen bit in your drill, insert it into the end of the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-22-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By dieselguy
I just use a 75 watt old style incandescent light...

I just use a 75 watt old style incandescent light bulb in a light bulb holder with a cord (like you use in outdoor lighting at Christmas) and let it lay on the floor of the convenience center. Worked...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 965
Posted By dieselguy
I think you are between a rock and a hard place...

I think you are between a rock and a hard place ... I know it's hard not to fret, but just looking at the snow on the Weather Channel up there ... and you already admitting a visit to the storage...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-17-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By dieselguy
Upcoming RAM Recall

For those of you "Ram it if you can't DODGE it" truck owners ... some 20-23 diesels have an issue concerning enough to trigger a recall. Notices are going out in DEC.


"The recall covers certain...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 11-16-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By dieselguy
I too have stopped getting email notifications to...

I too have stopped getting email notifications to threads I've replied to. Been this way for a week or two now. I've not changed any of my settings in like forever.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By dieselguy
Fun on the road

We had quite the entertainment for part of the drive returning home from Branson, MO yesterday towing our fiver. A fellow RV’er double towing a @32’ fiver and an 18’ bass boat had us smiling ear to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By dieselguy
I used to go "pink", but after trying air several...

I used to go "pink", but after trying air several years ago with "pink" added to ptraps ... I'll not go back. Cut the pressure to @40 psi and start with the farthest faucet. You do have to let it...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-06-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dieselguy
On a related note to this thread ... there's been...

On a related note to this thread ... there's been scads of lively discussions about tires, weights, and axles over my many years on the MOC. You'll find a good majority of dedicated responses are...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-06-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dieselguy
If you remove a sensor while the monitor is on...

If you remove a sensor while the monitor is on ... it will chirp. We only use the TST sensors on our fiver and/or boat trailer when we double tow ... I don't turn the monitor on unless we're hitting...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-06-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dieselguy
I have had the TST non flow through sensors for...

I have had the TST non flow through sensors for several years. The sensors only use battery power when they are screwed on to a tire. If you know you're not going to be traveling for a few months,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-05-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By dieselguy
Lynwood, putting this mod on is rather involved...

Lynwood, putting this mod on is rather involved because you have to remove the entire intake manifold assemblies from the engine. Once I put it on, I'm not interested in ever taking it back off. As...
Forum: Maintenance 11-04-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By dieselguy
I've been running the Hydrastar brake actuator...

I've been running the Hydrastar brake actuator for about 4 years now ... works well and takes up minimal space. Can't speak on your truck compatibility question. A separate rotor/hub assy would be...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-04-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By dieselguy
I'm a firm believer in this mod as well. I went...

I'm a firm believer in this mod as well. I went with the S&S kit when it had the clear return line filter bowl ... pretty easy install for me too. The bad part is having to take both plastic and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-30-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,523
Posted By dieselguy
Not being afraid of failure nor worried about if...

Not being afraid of failure nor worried about if the owner did or didn't scratch his name on some rock in a park ... I just bought an Andersen hitch a few years back. Easy in and out and reduced...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By dieselguy
This is only my 2 cents on the issue. Even with...

This is only my 2 cents on the issue. Even with the XFactor deflection will occur in a tight turn on hard pavement, but your frame rails will not move as much. I would have never left my fiver...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By dieselguy
Unless you are a glutton for punishment, your gut...

Unless you are a glutton for punishment, your gut is already giving you the answer. I've seen the sad aftermath of a few "reputable repairs by a qualified business" in my several years of wrenching...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-24-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,495
Posted By dieselguy
There will always be pin weight give or take a...

There will always be pin weight give or take a few pounds sitting on your truck unless you launch off a cliff. Those 1/2" pins would not hold your bed hitch in place for any length of time without...
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