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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-02-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Theunz
The initial drop from the hitch to the bed rails...

The initial drop from the hitch to the bed rails would have been about 6 or 7 inches and softened by the angle of the hitch plate.. The drop from the bed rails was probably only around a foot and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-04-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By Theunz
[QUOTE=RMcNeal;1262535]Thanks for this. I was...

[QUOTE=RMcNeal;1262535]Thanks for this. I was wondering how filling their tank would avoid the high pressure. Still gotta get water in there somehow. We haven't had a gravity fill tank in years, so...
Forum: Maintenance 09-12-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By Theunz
Until you want to get down on your knees or crawl...

Until you want to get down on your knees or crawl under it to work on it😎
Forum: On the Road Again 08-22-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,972
Posted By Theunz
Sorry to hear about your difficulties with AAA. I...

Sorry to hear about your difficulties with AAA. I had the complete opposite experience a few years ago. I broke down in the middle of northern Texas late on a Saturday afternoon and within a couple...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-18-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,604
Posted By Theunz
Kowbra is offering the only solid advice....

Kowbra is offering the only solid advice. Irregardless of towing capacity you will never get dependable power output from that engine for pulling heavy loads in the mountains. Even if it generates...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 08-15-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By Theunz
Before you head to Lowes I’d wait for some more...

Before you head to Lowes I’d wait for some more thorough responses, but I think there are a lot of problems doing this. I think the mounting is different for one. Have you considered the amount of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-12-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,376
Posted By Theunz
You just have to pick what’s most important to...

You just have to pick what’s most important to YOU. Neither is perfect, you always must be diligent when backing the short bed no mater what hitch or nose configuration you have. Parking a long bed...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-04-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By Theunz
All wet bolts are NOT the same. Those for correct...

All wet bolts are NOT the same. Those for correct track are longer to compensate for the thickness of the plates.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-03-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By Theunz
As I stated in your other thread….call Lippert,...

As I stated in your other thread….call Lippert, they do not show up on their web site but they do have them.
Forum: Maintenance 07-31-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By Theunz
I had to call Lippert because I couldn’t even...

I had to call Lippert because I couldn’t even find them on their own web site. Suggest you buy several extra bolts and plates as I think that they will be hard to find in the future.
Forum: Maintenance 06-27-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By Theunz
Before you spend money replacing the wet bolt try...

Before you spend money replacing the wet bolt try removing it and cleaning out the grease passage with a thin wire. It may just be hardened grease stopping it up. On the other hand it doesn’t hurt to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-05-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,612
Posted By Theunz
If absolutely nothing at all comes out then the...

If absolutely nothing at all comes out then the valve may have become disconnected from the pull rod or cable. Is there noticeable resistance when you pull the handle or is it all loosy goosy?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-26-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By Theunz
Sounds like a sticking caliper me me too. Had the...

Sounds like a sticking caliper me me too. Had the same issue a couple of times on an older Ford P/U. Once it cools back down the piston and seals contract and will work ok for a short while. It will...
Forum: On the Road Again 05-26-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By Theunz
We also were in NJ a year ago in our car and had...

We also were in NJ a year ago in our car and had a similar experience. Pulled up to a pump and immediately a young girl showed up at the passenger side window (fill side) and said how much. Stunned,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-26-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By Theunz
Depends upon how particular you are. Iíve seen...

Depends upon how particular you are. Iíve seen pictures of some pretty sloppy installs that couldnít have taken much time at all. On the other hand some like myself like a clean and tight...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-24-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,350
Posted By Theunz
Top Tier fuel has been around here in Oklahoma...

Top Tier fuel has been around here in Oklahoma for at least 10 or 15 years.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-22-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By Theunz
If you are trying to eliminate the stuck paper...

If you are trying to eliminate the stuck paper issue than I donít think that an electric valve will help. An electric valve works just like your stock blade valve, it just uses a solenoid to open and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-21-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By Theunz
Itís best to measure the one you have first, as...

Itís best to measure the one you have first, as different models vary. Keep in mind that a lot of Montanaís have the black and grey tanks running longitudinal and parallel to each other with the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-21-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,857
Posted By Theunz
FYI this is a very common problem. I check the...

FYI this is a very common problem. I check the torque on ALL of my suspension bolts at least once a year and usually before any long trip. These trailers are NOT maintenance free!��
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-17-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By Theunz
A faulty electric valve wouldnít be any harder to...

A faulty electric valve wouldnít be any harder to fix than a faulty cable operated one. Both are going to require either dropping or cutting the coroplast to gain access. That being said, if you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-07-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,750
Posted By Theunz
I did mine myself with a kit from...

I did mine myself with a kit from stopyourtrailer.com a couple of years ago for just under $2,000. That price included an upgrade to bigger bearings and larger lug nuts. I suspect inflation has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,750
Posted By Theunz
I regretted doing my disc brakes, regretted not...

I regretted doing my disc brakes, regretted not doing it sooner!
Forum: Repairs & Service 02-25-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By Theunz
Cheap enough to check for yourself....

Cheap enough to check for yourself....
Forum: On the Road Again 01-07-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,594
Posted By Theunz
When your fuel gets that low you run the risk of...

When your fuel gets that low you run the risk of picking up the trash that settles toward the bottom of the tank, and that will ruin your day worse than running out of fuel!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-07-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,770
Posted By Theunz
Remember, when the automobile was in it’s infancy...

Remember, when the automobile was in it’s infancy it too was considered a toy and not suitable for dependable transportation. EV’s are getting better with more power and range each year and no doubt...
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