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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-25-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By phillyg
Best I can suggest is you plead your case with...

Best I can suggest is you plead your case with KS, but in the meantime figure out a way to brace the fridge whilst traveling, and/or find someone who's a skilled welder/fabricator that can do a...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-19-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By phillyg
How much does your loaded 3500RL weigh? If it's...

How much does your loaded 3500RL weigh? If it's in the 14,000-16,000lb range, then yes, a good 14ply G-rated tire is required. With less weight, a good E or F-rated tire would suffice. OTOH, you...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-16-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,546
Posted By phillyg
Cracks at those locations can be indicative of an...

Cracks at those locations can be indicative of an underlying frame issue. It seems that more and more of this type of damage has been reported in the past year and it seems like a pattern is...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-13-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By phillyg
Recall

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 22T012
Synopsis : Shandong New Continent Tire Co., Ltd (SNC) is recalling certain Rolling Big Power Repulsor M/T Tires, size 285/75R16LT with DOT date codes 1418 through...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-07-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,072
Posted By phillyg
Yep, Lippert sez no, but I've lifted one side at...

Yep, Lippert sez no, but I've lifted one side at a time to service the brakes and bearings. However, don't put your body under there unless you put jackstands under the frame.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-07-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By phillyg
We're in SWFL and we usually see at least a 20+...

We're in SWFL and we usually see at least a 20+ degree difference continually using both ACs, morning and night. I have to think your ducting may be compromised and/or the vents need trimming. It...
Forum: What's cooking? 09-05-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By phillyg
Oh, I thought we were going to discuss Meatloaf,...

Oh, I thought we were going to discuss Meatloaf, then I remembered he died.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-04-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By phillyg
Only way to properly determine psi is weigh the...

Only way to properly determine psi is weigh the rig, and use the Sailun load chart. While it's true that you can just use the 110 max psi embossed on the tire, there's no need unless you're at max...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-27-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By phillyg
Need an appliance repair, not the dealership. ...

Need an appliance repair, not the dealership. Based on my research for other purposes, there are four screws that hold the door on that need to be removed, after which you couldd service the slides.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-26-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By phillyg
You're describing an overweight condition on the...

You're describing an overweight condition on the axles since all four tires are worn evenly, so first get weighed to make sure. If you're not overweight, find a truck spring shop to bend the axles...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-25-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By phillyg
LT Tire Recall

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 22T013
Synopsis : Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. (Zhaoquing) is recalling certain Antares Comfort A5 tires, size LT265/75R16 10PR 123/120S. The belt may separate from the tire....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-19-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By phillyg
The diagrams don't help if the person wiring your...

The diagrams don't help if the person wiring your particular unit was out sick the day KS taught wiring at training camp.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-07-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By phillyg
Correct /\

Correct /\
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-24-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By phillyg
I believe this one is. It says Twin-cooling...

I believe this one is. It says Twin-cooling inside. When I tried to diagnose what was wrong with it, I found it seems to have two of everything that could go wrong. Anyway, keeping my fingers...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-24-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By phillyg
Well, this is a mystery. We've been using just...

Well, this is a mystery. We've been using just the fridge portion until we can fix or replace the unit. I opened it yesterday morning and its a miracle, the freezer is at -2. Same today. So, I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-21-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,210
Posted By phillyg
Tell NC to piss off.

Tell NC to piss off.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By phillyg
Before deciding to reupholster ours, I thought...

Before deciding to reupholster ours, I thought about how to use regular home style sofas in the slides. Keep in mind I never tried this so I don't know if it will work or if it will be visually...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-11-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,392
Posted By phillyg
You might be able to get away with E-rated tires...

You might be able to get away with E-rated tires on your model since it's below 14,000lbs. The GY Endurance seems to be the most recommended tire in that range, followed. Y Carlisle. It's best to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-09-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By phillyg
Samsung Residential Fridge

Figured I'd ask here first. Have the Samsung RF18HFENBSR fridge. The freezer stopped freezing, stays about the same temp as the fridge part. I have to reset the "eyebrow" panel daily. Anyone have...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-01-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By phillyg
There's always a bit of shaking going on. I find...

There's always a bit of shaking going on. I find that I occasionally have to re-level after a week or so, which I consider normal.
Forum: Campgrounds 06-30-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By phillyg
We were recently quoted $14,000 for their newest,...

We were recently quoted $14,000 for their newest, super-dooper package. We laughed, and then laughed some more. I can tell you every time I call for a reservation we NEVER get thru to a human. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-24-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By phillyg
Down, just because.

Down, just because.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-23-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,736
Posted By phillyg
I've always been known as someone who likes to...

I've always been known as someone who likes to stir s*** up, so it was easy for me to use a 1x2 down the toilet, and stir it around while running the flush water. My problem is a very sticky valve...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-23-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
Posted By phillyg
It doesn't take much to bend an axle or a...

It doesn't take much to bend an axle or a spindle. Yes, they are usually repairable at a truck/trailer shop. I changed out both of the torsion axles on my boat trailer last year. They're each...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-22-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By phillyg
Wind direction is a factor, but I generally pull...

Wind direction is a factor, but I generally pull mine in at 17mph.
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