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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 08:26 AM
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Posted By beeje
I said the same exact thing earlier in this...

I said the same exact thing earlier in this thread. If it wasn't for those new truck buyers there wouldn't be any used vehicles for us used buyers to choose from.

I got a great deal on my truck...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-22-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
Like I said I chose the wrong words. Sorry to...

Like I said I chose the wrong words. Sorry to ruffle anyone's feathers I didn't mean it that way. I think what makes a big difference when we all Converse about these things is not knowing each other...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By beeje
I agree with your statement about recreational...

I agree with your statement about recreational camping versus full timing however it also makes sense for anyone who is going to keep their camper for a long time. I have no desire to ever get...
Forum: Maintenance 10-22-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By beeje
My unit is older and the fixtures themselves were...

My unit is older and the fixtures themselves were rusting and leaving streaks down the side of the camper so I bought new stainless fixtures with led bulbs.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-22-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By beeje
Since our unit had no outside speakers, I install...

Since our unit had no outside speakers, I install a marine radio with outside speakers. We use it almost every trip. Don't get the music haters out there. We are very respectful to others when its...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-22-2020, 01:45 PM
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Posted By beeje
Yup, just got back last week form a 2 week trip...

Yup, just got back last week form a 2 week trip camping as close to the beach as you can get. One morning had to help a older guy in the site across from us who left his out that night. It was nasty...
Forum: Maintenance 10-22-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,764
Posted By beeje
Yes I have. Purchased our trailer in Oct 15....

Yes I have. Purchased our trailer in Oct 15. Decided to replace all suspension parts. New springs/u-bolts/wet bolt kit. Etc. The old bronze bushing were ALL worn in half. A couple years later, broke...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-22-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 241
Posted By beeje
Height can be a problem not only between the 2...

Height can be a problem not only between the 2 tires (x-chocks may not fit) and you may start to have tires rubbing the underside of the trailer tearing up the draco covering. Bin there done that.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By beeje
Most if not all aftermarket shock have to mount...

Most if not all aftermarket shock have to mount at such a severe angle they do little to nothing. The best suspension upgrade will be the Mor ryde IS if you can stomach the price. There is a shock at...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-22-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
You are correct Montana man I wrote that quote...

You are correct Montana man I wrote that quote and I'll take full credit for it. I don't see the point in buying an extended warranty for a vehicle that is fully covered for 3+ years if you're going...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 225
Posted By beeje
Don't know what you're year model you have....

Don't know what you're year model you have. Create a signature so other members can see that. Or maybe that's just my cell phone and it doesn't show up I'm not sure.
I guess it's possible they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 225
Posted By beeje
I am 100% certain he is correct. I have been...

I am 100% certain he is correct. I have been under my unit with all of the coroplast covering off and there's a part number on my freshwater tank. I Googled it and it's a 50 gallon tank with a stated...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
I have also done that to some previous units X...

I have also done that to some previous units X Factor's cross braces between the hangers Etc but I didn't have problems with that kind of stuff my issues we're more with broken spring bolts or...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
The vast majority of trailers out there did not...

The vast majority of trailers out there did not come from the factory with wet bolts installed. Without them there is no real maintenance to be done to the suspension other than checking the torque...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-22-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
Believe what you want about dealer applied...

Believe what you want about dealer applied mystery coatings. No way I'm paying thousands of dollars for a wax job.There's absolutely nothing new about paint or fabric protection being sold by...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-22-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
That's not a judgmental comment at all. Maybe I...

That's not a judgmental comment at all. Maybe I should have chosen a different word or phrase like unwise or something like that.
There are multiple Financial experts with dozens of Articles...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-21-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
IMHO any kind of protection such as paint/ fabric...

IMHO any kind of protection such as paint/ fabric Etc on anything I consider to be just snake oil. Just another dealer add on to make money..

The problem with the paint nowadays is that it's ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
I'm sure his cost to get to and from there is not...

I'm sure his cost to get to and from there is not included in that number just like mine. I Incorporated mine into a 3 week long trip starting at Mor ryde.

And as far as I know there are only two...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-21-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By beeje
No matter what brand you buy it's really stupid...

No matter what brand you buy it's really stupid to buy a new truck. If you searched long and hard you can find some great deals.

I bought the truck in my signature a 2018 Chevy LTZ crew cab long...
Forum: Maintenance 10-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By beeje
IMHO none are any good. Plastic/never...

IMHO none are any good. Plastic/never fail/bronze. THEY WILL ALL FAIL. When Mor ryde installed the IS this june, the bronze bushings that were removed with the axles were totally worn in half having...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-21-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By beeje
Looks quite nose high to me. Find a nice flat...

Looks quite nose high to me. Find a nice flat level parking lot and measure from the I beam bottom to the ground in front and back. You can then determine how far off it is.

If you have around...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
You cannot align straight axles yourself unless...

You cannot align straight axles yourself unless you have equipment to bend the tubes. What he was talking about is aligning the independent suspension which is easily done by loosening bolts and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
Nor was I with my technician. Mine was a younger...

Nor was I with my technician. Mine was a younger kid don't remember his name. But he was a great welder. Sergio seemed to be the one that new his stuff.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
Well that's definitely not good. While my install...

Well that's definitely not good. While my install was happening I did take note that it does make a difference as to which technician does your job. Some are clearly much better than others at what...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 392
Posted By beeje
At that price that had to include a full new...

At that price that had to include a full new install of disc brakes also, correct ? Not just the independent suspension ?
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