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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-25-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,268
Posted By tom woodward
I guess the wait is all relative. I waited 24...

I guess the wait is all relative. I waited 24 months for my 2021 corvette! Beautiful car but when the dealer offered me 20k more than I paid and had a Ram 3500 Longhorn sitting there saying “take...
Forum: Maintenance 04-09-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By tom woodward
Closet door hardware

We have a 2016 353RL High Country. The closet hardware is some of the cheapest I’ve seen. To slide smoothly requires the proper positioning of these cheap plastic strips with small ball bearings in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-27-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,003
Posted By tom woodward
I have a RDS tank/tool box combo. The space for...

I have a RDS tank/tool box combo. The space for tools is about 6" high and 15" deep. I could put a bed cover over this and I'm considering one but don't have it yet. I have a Demco Recon hitch and it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-09-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,122
Posted By tom woodward
Hitch

Do you plan on keep your hitch on or removing it to use your truck for other jobs? How much can you lift? Some of these hitches are almost 200 lbs ( B&W). Do you have the OE puck system?
I went...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-06-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By tom woodward
Hitch

I did a lot of research. More than I care to really. I wanted a hitch I could move in and out easily, that did t weigh too much (65yo) but also wanted a flat plate and not a ball like the Anderson or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-11-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By tom woodward
I called Lippert about the Anderson hitch, as...

I called Lippert about the Anderson hitch, as I've read that the warranty on a new trailer would be void if it were used, but I wasn't sure why. According to Lippert if you use any adapter on the pin...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-11-2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By tom woodward
Tow hitches

My previous used truck came with an installed hitch which used the rail system with pin and clips. It was heavy (maybe 100 lbs) and I used a Transmission lift to get it in and out of the bed. I just...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-05-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By tom woodward
Temperpedic is the way to go. Expensive but the...

Temperpedic is the way to go. Expensive but the best. YMMV
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-05-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,221
Posted By tom woodward
Slide skiis. Available at Amazon

Slide skiis. Available at Amazon
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-05-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By tom woodward
I use tpm on all four of the rv tires and on 6 of...

I use tpm on all four of the rv tires and on 6 of my truck tires (dually) but I would add that make sure you have steel air valves. I had rubber on the trailer and got two flats from the stems...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,266
Posted By tom woodward
Trim

At some time or another all my trim has fallen off. I got tired of the penny nails and nail gun so I used screws with pop-over button caps. You insert the screws in the ring and screw it in, then...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By tom woodward
Does anyone have a picture of the mysterious...

Does anyone have a picture of the mysterious button?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By tom woodward
Wheel Bearings

Why can I drive my truck or car in access of 200K miles and not have to repack the wheel bearings but you have to do them so frequently on the Montana?
Does anyone have a good video on doing this?...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-29-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By tom woodward
Thank You. that was the phot I needed to see.

Thank You. that was the phot I needed to see.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-17-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By tom woodward
Bidet

One of the things I miss when I'm on the road is my CleanSense bidet. This thing has a heated seat and multiple ways to clean your fanny. Pretty cool and you use a lot less TP. It requires power and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-12-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By tom woodward
Bidet

We have a bidet at home, a CleanSense and love it. Thought about putting one in the fiver but wasn’t sure how to connect water. I could run a Extention for the electrical but that wouldn’t be the...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-20-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By tom woodward
Lights blowing fuse

I have a 353RL and I’ve had it for two years. Over the island I have the pendulum lights (2). I had to replace a bulb (1076) which worked for a while but blew the 15 amp fuse. I replaced the fuse and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-04-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By tom woodward
I use my truck for other purposes. There's no way...

I use my truck for other purposes. There's no way I could get this in and out. Should be called the "Back Breaker"
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-29-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By tom woodward
What's in a Name?

I have a Montana High Country with Helium Ride Technology. Wooo Hooo!
What is the difference between the Montana and the Montana His Country? Can I camp at higher elevations? Is it made cheaper?...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-20-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,475
Posted By tom woodward
Soft start

Just watch the video. Pretty self-explanatory. I took my iPad on top of the camper. Took about two hours. Next one should take only 30-40 minutes
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-13-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,166
Posted By tom woodward
level up

I don't know if you have the electric levels like we do but I had the same problem. I read somewhere that the jacks have to extend a minimum of 6" for it not to get all kattywompous. I was putting 6"...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-23-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,418
Posted By tom woodward
Lot of good advice. Here’s some; Money talks and...

Lot of good advice. Here’s some; Money talks and Bullshit walks
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-28-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,561
Posted By tom woodward
Darco repair

Chuck,
after paying 5K to have my slides aligned the dark started to tear almost immediately. could you send me your PDF file. Sounds Like a good fix;
Send to; Buhwana@charter.net

Tom
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-10-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By tom woodward
using the inverter

5er, 353RL, 2015. When hooked up to shore power does one have to run the inverter? I have a residential refer and it works with the inverter off. What might I be losing when not running the inverter...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-10-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By tom woodward
tire wear on the outside tread

Just returned from another trip and noticed that my tires are wearing abnormally fast on the outside tread. These are 12 ply, high dollar tires (not CCP tires). It would appear that the camber is off...
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