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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By MandK
Nice. I saw a Montana with something like that at...

Nice. I saw a Montana with something like that at Tybee Island earlier this year. Even though I use tie down straps, I was bringing in the awning on windy days and the rig with the poles like yours...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By MandK
I’d start by checking your blocking/ground under...

I’d start by checking your blocking/ground under the jacks, may be settling differentially under the weight if not on a concrete pad. If the jacks are leaking by internally sometimes you can hear...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By MandK
wax on.

wax on.
Forum: Maintenance 06-30-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By MandK
Looks good. My trailer looks pretty good under...

Looks good. My trailer looks pretty good under there, probably because it's newer but the gas pipe rusted up from the road salt when we went to Florida last winter. Painted it a few weeks ago, it...
Forum: Maintenance 06-28-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By MandK
I have the bolts from my trailer that came out...

I have the bolts from my trailer that came out when I installed the the X factors and I can tell you that it’s 1/4-28. Just checked it.
Forum: Maintenance 06-28-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By MandK
It could or it could be a zerk fitting issue. I...

It could or it could be a zerk fitting issue. I would get the spares, replace the culprit and then try to clean it out. If successful, you'll then have another spare.
Forum: Maintenance 06-27-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By MandK
On my trailer (7000# Dexter axles) the bolts that...

On my trailer (7000# Dexter axles) the bolts that pass through the spring brackets welded to the trailer frame (front spring eye, equalizer eye and rear spring eye are 9/16" x 2 7/8", (shoulder is 2...
Forum: Maintenance 06-27-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By MandK
On my trailer, the wet bolts that are used in the...

On my trailer, the wet bolts that are used in the spring hangers that are welded to the trailer frame are shorter than the wet bolts that are used in the equalizer brackets. You may have to let the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-24-2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By MandK
I travel with them up and lower the day shades...

I travel with them up and lower the day shades when storing
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-23-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By MandK
I'm contemplating a Vista Shade for Florida. At 3...

I'm contemplating a Vista Shade for Florida. At 3 of the 5 parks we will be staying in this coming winter I have South or west facing sites. Assume most of you with shades unzip and roll up at night...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-22-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By MandK
I guess I’ll confess, I tie mine down. If the...

I guess I’ll confess, I tie mine down. If the weather is good I tie it down to be safe. If the weather is iffy, the awning gets rolled up when we leave or overnight. If it wasn’t tied down I would...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-19-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By MandK
After you get the drawer out, take some...

After you get the drawer out, take some measurements and try to determine if the rails in the cabinet are closely aligning with the rails on the drawer. The rails in the cabinet are fastened at the...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-19-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By MandK
I guess AZ and I were typing at the same time :)

I guess AZ and I were typing at the same time :)
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-19-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By MandK
I pulled my drums to repack my bearings a couple...

I pulled my drums to repack my bearings a couple of weeks ago. Brakes were fine. After cleaning everything up with brake kleen, I reinstalled the drums and went for a ride. Very weak brakes for about...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-19-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By MandK
On the metal slides, close to the drawer face,...

On the metal slides, close to the drawer face, are two black metal levers, (rubber wands)? one on each side. Push down one side and lift up the other and pull the drawer out. Can’t remember which...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-19-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By MandK
Couple pictures from our stay at Sampson State...

Couple pictures from our stay at Sampson State Park mentioned in post #9 above. Golf about 5 miles away, many wineries, Watkins Glen gorge Watkins Glen NY.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-15-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By MandK
When the dining slide is right next to the door...

When the dining slide is right next to the door there just isnít enough real estate for the awning to cover the door properly. Add to that slide toppers and they have to mount the topper back so that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-13-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,274
Posted By MandK
Yeah, common rail diesels aren’t as forgiving. ...

Yeah, common rail diesels aren’t as forgiving.
Retired from a career that had me working with and working on diesels my whole life. We used to cut the diesel 50% with Kero when it got cold out....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-13-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By MandK
Not the same model so ymmv, but probably around...

Not the same model so ymmv, but probably around here somewhere. Good luck.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-12-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,742
Posted By MandK
Funny you say that, itís exactly what my dealer...

Funny you say that, itís exactly what my dealer told me (they sell sobís that we all consider if we are looking at Montanas. I wanted to see a comparable size sob when we were shopping and the only...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-12-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By MandK
This country is so beautiful that you will...

This country is so beautiful that you will certainly be able to get great recommendations from all of us. We live in western NY state and we love the outdoor amenities this state offers. If your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-06-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,542
Posted By MandK
I’ve been catching up on this thread and am...

I’ve been catching up on this thread and am wondering if the repair is something that should be done pre-emptively or if the inner tube is not touching the top of the outer tube when the slide is in...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 06-06-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By MandK
Hmmm, seems to be a pattern hereÖ

Hmmm, seems to be a pattern hereÖ
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-05-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By MandK
Yes all four wheels off the ground. I put jack...

Yes all four wheels off the ground. I put jack stands under the frame for safety but the 6 point level works great. I had the wheels off because I checked the wheel bearings the same day. I used a...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-05-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By MandK
What dieselguy said, you just have to look around...

What dieselguy said, you just have to look around for the best price with shipping. I got them off Amazon and a quick look today shows them about $20 more than I paid last month.
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