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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 10:00 AM
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Posted By BB_TX
One thing about owning an RV, you will never be...

One thing about owning an RV, you will never be bored for lack of something to do. :thumbsup:
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-19-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By BB_TX
Don’t know how much impact it has on prices, but...

Don’t know how much impact it has on prices, but there are far more diesel pickups on the road now than 20 years ago. And from the looks of it, most of those are daily drivers.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-18-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By BB_TX
Diesel prices crazy

Noticed today that diesel was 50 cents per gallon higher than 87 gasoline. I know the price is up due to winter home heating oil demand. But have never seen that price gap.

Bought my 1st diesel...
Forum: Insurance 01-18-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By BB_TX
I can't help as far as full timing. But we have...

I can't help as far as full timing. But we have had State Farm on all our vehicles, houses, and RV for over 30 years, and they have been great. Have had claims, some quite significant, on all...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By BB_TX
Commercial RV parks are rarely a problem for...

Commercial RV parks are rarely a problem for 40+’. State and local parks and campgrounds can be. Our 3075RL was just under 35’ and at some TX and OK state parks we stayed at, any longer would have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-15-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,285
Posted By BB_TX
My tank sensors never worked right. I used pretty...

My tank sensors never worked right. I used pretty much the same procedure as you but using a clear extension at the dump pipe. After each closing and opening of the drain valve I would see additional...
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By BB_TX
Are your batteries (I am assuming you have more...

Are your batteries (I am assuming you have more than one) good? A 2018 model means your batteries are 4 years old unless you have already replaced them.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-10-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By BB_TX
Some have replaced it with a better one. Most...

Some have replaced it with a better one. Most have simply removed it and connected the pipes together. And most of us doing that use an external vacuum breaker at the hose connection.

Just be glad...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-09-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,700
Posted By BB_TX
I really donít see trying to eliminate air...

I really donít see trying to eliminate air pollution as nonsense. And I am far from a tree hugger.

Typical California city exhaust smog and one of many Texas refineries putting out pollutants....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-07-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,700
Posted By BB_TX
Building EV charging stations will be a process...

Building EV charging stations will be a process following and driven by the rise in EV sales. Eventually they will begin to replace gasoline/diesel stations and will be on and between every major...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-06-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,671
Posted By BB_TX
If you can believe their claims, it reduces the...

If you can believe their claims, it reduces the amount of deposits in the exhaust stream compared to “regular” DEF reducing build up of those deposits in the exhaust system over time.

Apparently...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-06-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,700
Posted By BB_TX
You hit the nail on the head. In 20 years we...

You hit the nail on the head. In 20 years we seniors, if we are still here, will be irrelevant to anyone except those in the health care industry. :nonono:

Due to early demand Ford has announced...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-05-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,671
Posted By BB_TX
Local Walmart here had a lot of Blue DEF on the...

Local Walmart here had a lot of Blue DEF on the shelf today plus some Blue DEF Platinum. No Supertech. Didn’t check prices.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 01-05-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By BB_TX
Hello, almost neighbor. I sold my Montana...

Hello, almost neighbor.

I sold my Montana (trailer only) last May by putting it on Facebook Marketplace. Listed it Thursday, got a request to see it on Friday, lady came to see it and said she...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 01-03-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,593
Posted By BB_TX
I am all for listening to the manufacturer as to...

I am all for listening to the manufacturer as to their recommended change interval. My 3075RL was light enough to run Michelin XPS Ribs and Michelin said inspect yearly after 5 years and replace...
Forum: 2021 Annual North American Fall Rally 12-28-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By BB_TX
And only 50 years old. Sad. :nonono: And...

And only 50 years old. Sad. :nonono:


And so many people seemingly ignoring the fact that covid is still here and a threat to all of us.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-26-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,522
Posted By BB_TX
Local Walmart had 10 boxes of Blue DEF today. But...

Local Walmart had 10 boxes of Blue DEF today. But none of the cheaper brand.
Forum: Maintenance 12-26-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By BB_TX
Using a voltmeter would have saved you a lot of...

Using a voltmeter would have saved you a lot of time and replacing. You need to determine where you have 120 vac power and where you do not by a process of elimination. Since you have already...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-25-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By BB_TX
Was never able to make a rally. And met very few...

Was never able to make a rally. And met very few other Montana owners while traveling. But feel like part of a family just from being a MOC member.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all. And...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-23-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,522
Posted By BB_TX
All brands are supposed to meet the same federal...

All brands are supposed to meet the same federal standards so I don’t think there is any reason to pay the higher price for Blue DEF. I suspect the truck stop stuff is generic rather than brand...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-23-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,671
Posted By BB_TX
Texas has provisions for up to $25,000 fine for...

Texas has provisions for up to $25,000 fine for modifying the emissions system. Don’t know how much that is enforced though. I have no desire or intentions of modifying mine. Has all the power that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-17-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By BB_TX
Agree with Carl, a good EMS is the best. But the...

Agree with Carl, a good EMS is the best. But the simple tester is better than nothing.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-17-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By BB_TX
From info on the https://www.myrv.us/electric/...

From info on the https://www.myrv.us/electric/ web site, I made one of these testers years ago to check the park power before I ever plug in. Pretty simple and inexpensive with parts from Home Depot...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-14-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By BB_TX
The black tank flush line has a high point that...

The black tank flush line has a high point that is 3’-4’ above the level of the black tank. That is where the anti siphon valve is located. Water on the black tank side will drain into the black...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By BB_TX
Towed my 34’+ Monte with my F350 SRW in cross...

Towed my 34’+ Monte with my F350 SRW in cross winds of 30+ mph gusting even higher multiple times. Was very surprised at how little the truck and trailer moved around. Didn’t weave nearly as much as...
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