Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
 

Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > GENERAL DISCUSSIONS > Polls
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-13-2019, 05:50 PM   #21
daveinaz
Montana Fan
 
daveinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Sun City
Posts: 397
M.O.C. #23256
Quote:
Originally Posted by Barman54 View Post
My Dually is not my Primary Vehicle.
I Rotate mine myself, I want it down correctly, using a Torque Wrench, easier to remove should have to remove on the road.
Comes to a little over 5G Miles, I air up tires in the Spring, Deflate them in the Fall.
Do most of the Maintenance myself, If I go for Service, I stay with my Truck.

Barman54
Out
Ditto on doing it yourself if you can. I stopped having "those places" do the oil change and tire rotation on our regular cars after I got sick and tired of them over-torquing everything. Last time they did it (about 2 years ago) I went to change the oil and I had to get my 18" breaker bar, hold it in one hand, and hold onto the frame with the other (because without holding onto the frame I just pushed myself away from it), and finally get the drain bolt loose. It was ridiculous! I'm surprised they didn't strip the threads.

Then when it came time to rotate the tires, I don't know how many ft-lbs they had on the nuts, but my impact wrench barely got them off! I can't imagine if I had been on the side of the road trying get them off with the measly wrench that comes with the tire change kit on the car. Now I can set the impact to it's lowest setting, then come behind it with my torque wrench, give it a quarter of a turn, and they are set at the proper torque.
 
__________________

Dave in AZ
2008 Montana 3400RL
2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Dually
daveinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2019, 05:15 PM   #22
Golfmedik
Montana Master
 
Golfmedik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Auburn
Posts: 860
M.O.C. #18474
I rotate the front tires side to side every 5k and just replaced the rears at 36k mile with 28 of that pulling the 5er. The outside R rear was worn more than the others, so this time I'll rotate the rears at 10k side to side to see if it makes a difference.
__________________
2020 Montana 3790RD Legacy EditionOnan, TST TPMS, TrailAir pin, Discs,
2013 F350 DRW 4x4 CC LBViair 10007, Ride-Rites, Westin HDx, 12k Smittybilt
Golfmedik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2020, 01:08 PM   #23
432bartman
Montana Master
 
432bartman's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2020
Location: UPLAND
Posts: 746
M.O.C. #26190
Quote:
Originally Posted by hrlyrdr View Post
I always rotate on all my vehicles. NOW .. here it comes.. Took the 18 dually to Discount Tire.. truck has 8k miles. Noticed when I picked it up that the right front looked as it had not ben rotated or had just been put back on the wrong wheel. Took truck back to get the right sides changed. Left the truck and manager called to say it was ready and that they had messed up a wheel. So I go to get truck. Right rear wheel clear coat ruined, I mean completely messed up. Closer inspection the right front was also scratched. I would have let that go except there was a gouge in the aluminum so the clear would soon start pealing. Two new wheels ordered by them. Get the wheels put on and the rear looks different, as in a reconditioned. I made it clear I expected NEW wheels. Anyway, also they never put the rears on correctly. Could not check air on inner. I called the manager OUTSIDE so other customers would not hear our TALK and ask him to slow down and do the job correctly. Just my 2 pennies worth....

Oh man what a nightmare.......did they finally make it right for you?
__________________
2019 Keystone Montana 3560RL
Truck: 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Duramax: Firestone airbags, Curt gooseneck, Anderson hitch, TST-507, Micro-Air thermostats & easy start. USMC combat vet & retired LEO. Robert, Anika, Breanna, Dylan & our dog Layla
432bartman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2020, 02:52 PM   #24
Charlie 3931fb
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Mar 2020
Location: Waynesville
Posts: 533
M.O.C. #25947
Quote:
Originally Posted by daveinaz View Post
Is the added tire life worth the expense/hassle of rotating the tires on a dually?

If yes, how often and what pattern of rotation?

If no, typical life of front and rear tires.
Yes I do. Rotate tire front to back same side once a year if we have traveled less then 10,000 miles a year.

Every 10,000 miles a year if we travel more.


Charlie
Charlie 3931fb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2020, 03:13 PM   #25
PeteandJoan
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Round Rock
Posts: 475
M.O.C. #17905
Not anymore...too many problems. Tire shops and truck dealer quick service hate dually. If you Ain't watching ...they ain't doing it right. They cannot even get the air pressure right. Too much hassle. Could write a book about it. Have had this set of Michelins for about 50,000 mi. and no rotation and showing no uneven wear. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
__________________
Pete & Joan & "Honey" fur-baby.
2015 Montana 3611RL 2012 F350 6.7 DRW Lariat
Disc Brakes & Sailun 14 ply S637
6-pt Hydraulic leveling
PeteandJoan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2021, 11:50 AM   #26
MOODY
Seasoned Camper
 
MOODY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: Rattan
Posts: 58
M.O.C. #24936
Tire Rotation on dually

I have aluminum wheels. I alternate rear inside/outside to front every 10k. Wheels/tires must be broken down to rotate. Front tires will always have more wear due to weight changes due to pulling a trailer on not.
New tires always to the front when purchasing and current front tires to the rear again. I live on mountain rock roads so must purchase 2 tires every 30k or so due to some small damage. I wouldn't worry about it but pulling a trailer long distance from the home.
__________________

Kevin & Pat Moody
2020 Montana 3701LK, Legacy Package, Satellite, Solar, Generator, 2019 Ford F350 Dually, BD5F Trailer Saver, 12' Trailer with Kayak Rack, Polaris General XP 4 1000
MOODY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2021, 11:34 AM   #27
Guy Leslie
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Braselton
Posts: 6
M.O.C. #24163
Dooley tires

And yes I do rotate my tires. I have a 2018 Ford F3 50 Dooley. Every 5000 miles tires are rotated and balanced.
Guy Leslie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2021, 07:53 AM   #28
Daryles
Montana Master
 
Daryles's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2019
Location: Alton
Posts: 1,334
M.O.C. #24086
I just had my "DEATH WOBBLE" fixed. Local Ford dealership changed the outer tie rods, track bar/ball joint did an alignment, balanced all the tires and rotated them.
Death wobble and vibration are cured. Runs really smooth.
However I should not have agreed to the tire rotation.
For a dually they take the front wheels, turn them around and put them on the back. Take the back and put them on the front.
So now my nice Shiney polished aluminum rims are on the inside (pointing inboard) and the dirty NOT FINISHED surface is showing outboard.
It looks like sh1t. !!!!
I now have to switch them back the way they were.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20211116_164435.jpg
Views:	7
Size:	210.2 KB
ID:	10583  
Daryles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2021, 08:37 AM   #29
Delaine and Lindy
Montana Master
 
Delaine and Lindy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Lobelville
Posts: 2,080
M.O.C. #6650
I have never rotated a tire on the dually's. Keep them properly air up, and front end in line, should be no problem. My opinion!

Happy trails.
Delaine and Lindy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2021, 08:40 AM   #30
Guy Leslie
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Braselton
Posts: 6
M.O.C. #24163
Thanks Daryles
Guy Leslie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2021, 08:54 AM   #31
Montana Man
Montana Master
 
Montana Man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Carson City
Posts: 1,778
M.O.C. #21963
There is no way to get the full service life out of a set of tires without rotation on these trucks. The front tires would be worn way before the rears.
__________________
2016 3160, Legacy, Sailuns, Splendide 2100 xc vented, 1 1/2" axle lift blocks, 2014 Ram 3500 SRW SWB 4X4 6.7 Aisin Mega Cab, EBC slotted disks and brakes, Titan fuel tank.
Montana Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2021, 10:17 AM   #32
Kyle and Lisa
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: livingston,tx
Posts: 464
M.O.C. #21685
We have been on the road for 4+ years, the Ford manual recommends only rotating the front tires on a dually. We have them rotated every 7,500 miles when the oil is changed, the front and rear tires have worn evenly with no issues.
Kyle and Lisa is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.