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Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 02:55 PM
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Posted By scottz
A western Canadian rally would be great. We are...

A western Canadian rally would be great. We are going back to Alaska in '23; be glad to stop by.
Forum: Member News 01-14-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By scottz
Congratulations and best wishes!

Congratulations and best wishes!
Forum: Maintenance 01-14-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Thanks. Something to file away for future use.

Thanks. Something to file away for future use.
Forum: On the Road Again 01-14-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
I would have to go by myself; she would be...

I would have to go by myself; she would be laughing too hard.
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By scottz
Yes, the converter and breaker panel are a...

Yes, the converter and breaker panel are a combined unit. If you pull the cover off the breaker panel you will see the converter. There should be one AC breaker that powers the converter. Make...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-12-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
No worries, plenty of stations out west; just...

No worries, plenty of stations out west; just don't pass them all up. For me, it is not worth the trouble of carrying fuel and smelling like diesel. Have never found it necessary.
Forum: On the Road Again 01-12-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
You should go to the national rally in September...

You should go to the national rally in September and attend the "Ladies Driving School". You get hands on training from Keystone, free.
Forum: Maintenance 01-12-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Just for clarification, photos of the gear pack...

Just for clarification, photos of the gear pack off the frame and disassembled. This is an easy job. On the top photo, you will notice one of the bronze bushings came out of the end piece; this...
Forum: Maintenance 01-12-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Ok, I’m done with this project. The most...

Ok, I’m done with this project. The most important thing I learned (thanks Chuck) was that these gear packs need to be serviced periodically. All four of mine were tight; the end pieces with the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-11-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By scottz
Like Bob said not "frame flex", probably a broken...

Like Bob said not "frame flex", probably a broken aluminum stud in the wall. I have the same model and had the same problem.

https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75242
Forum: Maintenance 01-11-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By scottz
I'm not sure what kind of fridge you have, but,...

I'm not sure what kind of fridge you have, but, as others have said, most are similar. Mine is a Norcold 2118. There is a catch tray inside, under the fins, with a hose going to an evaporation pan...
Forum: Maintenance 01-10-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
I was able to get the gear pack out with the bar...

I was able to get the gear pack out with the bar in place, but there's more........ There are gussets welded to my frame that make it very difficult to pull the inside bolt on this gear pack; if...
Forum: Maintenance 01-09-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Can anyone think of a good reason the factory...

Can anyone think of a good reason the factory welded the slip joint on the tie bar that connects the two gear packs? It was actually just a tack weld, but caused me grief getting things apart. I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-09-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By scottz
Calm down folks. Let's see if we can discuss...

Calm down folks. Let's see if we can discuss electric options without getting political. We would rather not close the thread.
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
I retract this idea Mark. I took another photo...

I retract this idea Mark. I took another photo of mine from the bottom and they look the same except your frame welded brackets might be a little thicker. Now I can't account for the space between...
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Maybe not as much of a pain as I thought at...

Maybe not as much of a pain as I thought at first. I took another photo from the bottom looking up. The bracket that is welded to the frame is open on the bottom. Removing the two bolts should...
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
I could not find the thread either. Mine has...

I could not find the thread either. Mine has been working for almost five years; glad to hear yours is still working ok.

I went out and looked at it again and was thinking it would not be too...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-07-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
I know it well; Roosevelt to Vernal. I once...

I know it well; Roosevelt to Vernal. I once coasted a company truck into town; didn't make the station and had to call a buddy for a couple gallons. A pattern is appearing.

In my defense, on...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-07-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
That happens almost daily; usually I deserve it.

That happens almost daily; usually I deserve it.
Forum: On the Road Again 01-07-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
I think you are right. At this fueling, I pumped...

I think you are right. At this fueling, I pumped 46.9 gallons into Ford's 48 gallon tank. It might hold a little more than 48. On two other occasions I have pumped 48.5 gallons into it.

I'll do...
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Thanks for measuring that Mark. My brackets are...

Thanks for measuring that Mark. My brackets are also 3 7/8 apart. I compared the photos and your gear pack has spacers on the inside of the bracket between the bracket and the guide wheels. Mine...
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
I know; looking for trouble.

I know; looking for trouble.
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Perhaps. On one of them the gear only engages...

Perhaps. On one of them the gear only engages 50% of the track. The other three are better.
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By scottz
Interesting, looks like your brackets are closer...

Interesting, looks like your brackets are closer together than mine; or are there washers keeping the white guide wheels and gear in the proper place?

Looks like I got a bad job at the factory or...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-07-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By scottz
Wife said maybe we should stop for fuel

Of course I said "Nah, we can make it to the next truck stop". When will I listen? We did make it, but .....
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