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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By dieselguy
It looks to me like the slide floor is pretty...

It looks to me like the slide floor is pretty well shot from water damage. Replacing the floor is no easy job. When a person closes a slide with a pile of pine needles on top to the point that you've...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-28-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By dieselguy
Lazz ... I've got two questions just to satisfy...

Lazz ... I've got two questions just to satisfy my own curiosity ... and I did read about the conclusion of only scraping when on a side hill.
1. Why couldn't you lower the pin box?
2. Both me and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dieselguy
Hoyett ... Had you not left out the part about...

Hoyett ... Had you not left out the part about the AC wasn't working right, I wouldn't have responded as I did.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dieselguy
Although I can't help you right now, I will...

Although I can't help you right now, I will remind you of the old saying ... If it isn't broken don't fix it.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-26-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By dieselguy
A free solution would be to just hold down on the...

A free solution would be to just hold down on the pedal longer and put in as much water as you want per flush. Maybe I'm just not understanding the issue here.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-25-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By dieselguy
Yes ... there is a center hole for a 2 5/16 hitch...

Yes ... there is a center hole for a 2 5/16 hitch ball. Reese and Curt both make a complete kit for simply slipping the ball in the center hole and 2 tie down pucks for safety chains in a handy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-25-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By dieselguy
What Dutchman was referring to was a 2 and 5/8...

What Dutchman was referring to was a 2 and 5/8 goose neck ball adapter plate that fits on top of standard bed rails in place of a regular fifth wheel hitch like my Q20 was. Curt makes the adapter...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-25-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By dieselguy
When I still had my old 2000 F350, I used the...

When I still had my old 2000 F350, I used the Curt Spider gooseneck plate often on my Reese bed rails as I have a dovetailed gooseneck trailer that I use to haul my JD tractor and shredder. I had a...
Forum: Maintenance 06-25-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By dieselguy
Several on the MOC seem to have an affinity for...

Several on the MOC seem to have an affinity for Trekwood for the go to business for RV parts. I know they have a good inventory of both common and off the beaten path stuff, but there are other...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,168
Posted By dieselguy
I guess to clarify my initial post #1 here, I too...

I guess to clarify my initial post #1 here, I too pull in the 63-65 mph range because that's a good towing speed for me as well as the best mileage to distance traveled window for my current truck....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-21-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By dieselguy
Since the controller requires feedback from each...

Since the controller requires feedback from each motor ... I doubt if it will do anything if you simply unplug one motor. It's near impossible to shove a slideout either way with the motor attached...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-20-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By dieselguy
Like said, it is not contact paper, but it is the...

Like said, it is not contact paper, but it is the outer layer of the cheap paneling they used to make RVs nowadays. I believe an accurate word for it is Luan. If you have any warranty left I'd be...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-20-2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By dieselguy
His slide may be hydraulic, but if it's like my...

His slide may be hydraulic, but if it's like my 2000 2850RK was ... the main slide has cables and pulleys underneath instead of the balance shaft. Can you take a photo of the underneath of your slide...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 06-19-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,168
Posted By dieselguy
Speed Limits ... just a suggestion

Have I just settled into the "ole man mode" when it comes to driving not only my truck but also my car?? I'm guilty of adding 2- 3 mph to a posted limit, but it seems any speed limit now days is just...
Forum: Campgrounds 06-19-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By dieselguy
Did you see where Yellowstone is reopening the...

Did you see where Yellowstone is reopening the south loop, but only allowing cars with license numbers ending in an odd number on odd numbered days and an even number on even numbered days. With...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-19-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By dieselguy
Thanks ChuckS ... if and when the time comes,...

Thanks ChuckS ... if and when the time comes, please post what I and several others have asked for on more than one occasion. It's just odd to me that maybe a dozen or so have responded on more than...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-14-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By dieselguy
Foldbak ... The youngest Montana that I've been...

Foldbak ... The youngest Montana that I've been in behind the rear wall in the pass thru storage area is a 2019, but I'd guess newer ones are very similar. The area behind the steps at the junction...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-13-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By dieselguy
I really don't want to join a private group to...

I really don't want to join a private group to watch a video even if it has part numbers listed ... over the years a limited few have posted that they have had their cylinders rebuilt yet no one has...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 06-12-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By dieselguy
Your problem is pretty common across several...

Your problem is pretty common across several brands of RV's. Most satellite dishes don't work well with splitters or cheap coax. Power to the satellite runs thru the coax and cheap low end splitters...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-05-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By dieselguy
Your issue is has been reported quite a few times...

Your issue is has been reported quite a few times over the years on the MOC and other RV websites concerning hydraulic slides. Sometimes it's just a simple matter of running the hydraulic slides in...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-05-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By dieselguy
Google is your friend ... X Factor can be bought...

Google is your friend ... X Factor can be bought from lotsa places. ETrailer, Amazon (several sites), Dyer's RV, RVUpgrades.com, RVPlus.com, rvautoparts.com .....
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-03-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By dieselguy
My 05 2980RL had "flair-it" fittings as that was...

My 05 2980RL had "flair-it" fittings as that was pre-PEX. The fittings were threaded plastic with a single barb that the plastic hose slipped over. Then, there was a plastic nut that tightened down...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-01-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By dieselguy
You may just have one or more wheel bearing...

You may just have one or more wheel bearing grease seals that have leaked grease onto your brake shoes ... one in a hundred idea, but possible.
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 06-01-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,961
Posted By dieselguy
InheritedMontana ... since you're new here, a...

InheritedMontana ... since you're new here, a point to be taken is always look at the date of a thread you reply to. You commented on a 4+ year old thread.
Forum: Maintenance 06-01-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By dieselguy
Bill ... we both have good points about brakes....

Bill ... we both have good points about brakes. Lotsa people read these threads and I tend to go beyond the OP's original issue sometimes to avoid readers getting "tunnel vision" about diagnosing...
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