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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-27-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By Phil P
Both of you apparently didn’t read the last 2...

Both of you apparently didn’t read the last 2 lines of my post or the words under the DOT number.

The words under the DOT number are “NOT FOR HIRE”


The owner or driver are not paid to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-26-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,708
Posted By Phil P
When do you become a commercial vehicle

Hi

This is just a follow up to some very incorrect information given to your members by a LEO.

First a LEO’s opinion is not Law.

Second a Judge’s opinion is law until it is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Phil P
It still isn’t free they have to pay the Florida...

It still isn’t free they have to pay the Florida sales tax based on Florida’s value of the trailer and the title transfer and tag fees.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,972
Posted By Phil P
Bottom line is the F450 is no longer a light duty...

Bottom line is the F450 is no longer a light duty pickup truck like the F350 it is a medium duty truck of 5 tons or more.
California regulations require all trucks of 5 ton or more to go thru the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,972
Posted By Phil P
Run a search on this forum you will find more...

Run a search on this forum you will find more than one person ticked when operating a F450 a 5 ton plus truck bob tail and passing the weight station in California.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Phil P
5-03-2020 Hi I just gave it...

5-03-2020

Hi

I just gave it away to a young man that has lost his apartment thru no fault of his own.

He and his wife and 2 children have decided they can live in it and they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Phil P
Hi jimcol So far have had only 3 offers...

Hi jimcol

So far have had only 3 offers one from a Dealer for $4,000 one from and individual for the same amount and on from an individual for $3,000.

I will dissemble it and sell of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,972
Posted By Phil P
Hi Florida tag Florida drivers license...

Hi

Florida tag Florida drivers license only need Florida operators permit or what I think they call A Class “D” license in any state you operate in while puling you 5th wheel including...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-15-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Phil P
Selling our 2009 3665RE montana

Hello All

We are selling our Montana it is well used but not worn out.

We will probably not be back on here we have met number of grate people by being on this forum.

We...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-24-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,903
Posted By Phil P
Hi The test drive mentioned above is...

Hi

The test drive mentioned above is total irrelevant the test must be performed on the same vehicle with the same driver in order to even be of any value.

I purchased this truck new...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-23-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,903
Posted By Phil P
Hi I carry a sheet of ¾ plywood cut in...

Hi

I carry a sheet of ¾ plywood cut in to 2X4 foot pieces, a 3 foot ladder, and 14 2 foot 4X4s and 2 chains.

Under the back seat 1 3 ton bottle jack, one 20 ton bottle jack and torque...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-04-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,640
Posted By Phil P
Hi From you description of the event I...

Hi

From you description of the event I don’t think there is anything wrong with your truck brakes. It sounds like the ABS system was working correctly so you did have full boosted brakes on...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-04-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,640
Posted By Phil P
Hi Good advice however pulling our...

Hi

Good advice however pulling our Montana at full load rating for the 2009 Duramax 3500 23,500 lbs GCW I haven’t found a mountain that I couldn’t accelerate going up.

When I start...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-04-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,640
Posted By Phil P
Hi It sounds like you just...

Hi



It sounds like you just didn’t manage your descent.

You should have started down at about 45 Mph. Then at 50 Mph apply brakes as needed to get back down to 45 Mph. Us a fair...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,640
Posted By Phil P
Hi Unfortunately the GM product with...

Hi

Unfortunately the GM product with the OEM brake controller is all tied in to the ABS computer.

The grabbing and realizing was your ABS system preventing you from sliding the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-28-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
I knew there was a reason I had quit visiting...

I knew there was a reason I had quit visiting this site often.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-28-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
My information comes from court records. ...

My information comes from court records.

When I get a contract as an expert witness I also get access to the case history records via the internet like the attorney has. When this is a federal...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-27-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
Mlh and richfaa So far all this...

Mlh and richfaa

So far all this discussion has been about complying with the regulations in Florida.

The assumption that on a simple traffic stop you may get off without a ticket or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-26-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
Ricjfaa and JandC Both the definitions...

Ricjfaa and JandC

Both the definitions of Commercial Vehicle and the difination of Personal Use Vehicle in the Florida uniform vehicle traffic code do not say anything about being paid to do...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
Hi On a slightly different subject I...

Hi

On a slightly different subject I did teach a fellow how to backup his rig just couple of weeks ago.

In one hour I had him backing up using his mirrors only in straight line at 10...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
Hi Here is what has changed in Florida....

Hi

Here is what has changed in Florida.

Florida Highway Patrol did away with the DOT inspectors that specialized in Commercial Vehicles.

Now all FHP troopers have been thru...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-05-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
.mlh From the information I got they...

.mlh

From the information I got they were pulling RV as well but seemed mostly pulling the Gooseneck trailers and 1500 and 150 pickups hauling farm products and equipment. They operate much...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-03-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Phil P
FYI over weight can cost you

Hello All

Lane hogging

When I was driving 18 wheelers I kept telling the drivers that if they kept hogging the lanes on the 2 or 3 lane divided highways they would have lane...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-21-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,722
Posted By Phil P
Hi We have owned our Montana sense 2009...

Hi

We have owned our Montana sense 2009 and 100,000 miles.

I have never replaced a wheel bearing and only pulled the hubs off to replace the brake shoes and didn’t remove the inner...
Forum: Member News 02-03-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By Phil P
Party at Phil P's place

Hi

We have a contract to sell our place so we decided to invite some friends for a weekend of camping.

7 units showed up there were several more invited but they didn’t want to dry...
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