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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-25-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By Camp CA
I also fill and flush per the procedure as...

I also fill and flush per the procedure as RMcNeal in post #9 using an in-line P3 turbine meter to fill with the quantities noted.

I will add my hoses (city water and flush) are connected to the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-15-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Camp CA
No............. 70 lb per bike is pretty heavy....

No............. 70 lb per bike is pretty heavy. We have a 2-70 lb bike rack (Swagman E-Bike) hitch attached to the back of our fifth wheel trailer. Bikes weight 35 lbs and 51 lbs.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-01-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By Camp CA
Insurance company is totaling the trailer so...

Insurance company is totaling the trailer so accept the $11,000 as a down payment for a replacement trailer.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Camp CA
Just to clarify, my trailer stores level at the...

Just to clarify, my trailer stores level at the same level as on my truck hitch.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Camp CA
Depends on what level manufacturer and model. I...

Depends on what level manufacturer and model. I suspect less than 1 foot. My Lippert hydraulic jack measures 10 inches clearance (grade to jack foot) when fully retracted.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,591
Posted By Camp CA
Consider G rated tires.............they provide a...

Consider G rated tires.............they provide a higher load rating and therefore, safety margin. That is what I run on my Montana 73780RL.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-26-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Camp CA
The specs say 39-gallon black water tank capacity...

The specs say 39-gallon black water tank capacity but does not say whether it has 2 black tanks. To confirm, how many "black" tank dump valves and flush connections are there on your trailer? If you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-13-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By Camp CA
I towed my 305RL with a 2002 Ford F250 short bed...

I towed my 305RL with a 2002 Ford F250 short bed and had both a Reese manual slider hitch and a PullRite SuperGlide 16K 5th wheel hitch. Mileage was 12 mph towing.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-13-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,950
Posted By Camp CA
We camp for a couple of months on concrete in...

We camp for a couple of months on concrete in Palm Desert every winter and do not put anything under the tires, nor do my neighbors who camp there for 4 months.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-10-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By Camp CA
I replace my tow vehicle tires after say 5-6...

I replace my tow vehicle tires after say 5-6 years, as others have said OR BEFORE the tread depth reaches a safe margin above minimum or showing uneven wear.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-09-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By Camp CA
Sound advice above..............and would like to...

Sound advice above..............and would like to add:

1. Fill up your truck the day BEFORE you leave to avoid a fuel stop after leaving the park.

2. Do a tug test with the fifth wheel trailer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,498
Posted By Camp CA
Just make sure the bike rack is rated for the...

Just make sure the bike rack is rated for the weight of the electric bikes with adequate safety margin.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,678
Posted By Camp CA
Electric drum brakes appear to be standard...

Electric drum brakes appear to be standard https://www.rvusa.com/rv-guide/2022-keystone-montana-fifth-wheel-floorplan-3121rl-tr53213. That is what we have on our 2020 Montana 3780RL and in 18 years...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,498
Posted By Camp CA
We have a Swagman XC2 Hitch Mount Bike rack with...

We have a Swagman XC2 Hitch Mount Bike rack with a 12" receiver extender to keep the handlebars off the trailer and anti-rattle hitch tightener. Holds two 35 lb bikes. It was the only bike rack we...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-02-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By Camp CA
Specs say 66 gallons. I like your method of...

Specs say 66 gallons. I like your method of draining all the tanks and re-filling with a water meter to measure its capacity. I am curious about the meter's accuracy but that could be confirmed by...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Camp CA
I would start with RV trader. Just purchased a...

I would start with RV trader. Just purchased a slightly used rv from that site.

https://www.rvtrader.com/Montana-Fifth-Wheel/rvs-for-sale?type=Fifth%20Wheel%7C198070&state=Montana%7CMT
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By Camp CA
Contact Montana customer service once you have...

Contact Montana customer service once you have the VIN. Did that recently for a slightly used (5000 miles) vehicle and a Class A RV both of which had a VIN.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-27-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By Camp CA
If it was my fifth wheel trailer I would have a...

If it was my fifth wheel trailer I would have a trailer shop align the axles and then replace the tire. The link to this video shows how this trailer owner adjusted his trailer's axles.
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Forum: Repairs & Service 02-27-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,296
Posted By Camp CA
My advice is to install a battery disconnect...

My advice is to install a battery disconnect switch AT the battery(s). I had one on 2 different fifth wheel trailers for 16 years and the batteries never went dead. My current fifth wheel trailer has...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-27-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By Camp CA
On my fifth wheel I turn the on/off switch on...

On my fifth wheel I turn the on/off switch on then turn on the inverter mounted to the basement ceiling.
Forum: Repairs & Service 02-27-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By Camp CA
Same problem on the black tank valve on my 2020...

Same problem on the black tank valve on my 2020 fifth wheel trailer. Had to replace the valve and cable assembly. It was replaced under my $0 deductible extended service contract. Shop cost was $300...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-27-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By Camp CA
From what you described it is the inverter on/off...

From what you described it is the inverter on/off switch. I have the same on my Montana fifth wheel trailer. Only need to turn it on when you want to use the inverter when not connected to shore...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-23-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By Camp CA
I have a Champion portable gen 2500-Watt...

I have a Champion portable gen 2500-Watt Gasoline/Propane Portable Inverter Generator Item #3629575Model #100899. Easily fit in the back of my Ford short bed truck with other large storage containers.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-23-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By Camp CA
My 6 tow vehicle tires are warranted for 65,000...

My 6 tow vehicle tires are warranted for 65,000 miles. I monitor tread depth every 10,000 miles and plan to replace them before they reach minimum legal depth..........cheap insurance.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 02-20-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,714
Posted By Camp CA
I do not use snap pads as they are...

I do not use snap pads as they are pricy............I use regular Camco ones.
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