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Old 03-08-2008, 07:03 AM   #1
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Freshwater tank removal on '72 ambassador 29'

Good Morning every one! It is 3 degrees outside with a -10 windchill, and I can hear the AS shivering from here! I have a question regarding the removal of the freshwater tank. I filled it last year, and when it got just about to the top, water came rushing out the undercarrige. I was just wondering if it is easier to go through the bottom, or remove some of the floor inside. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Happy streamin'.
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:19 AM   #2
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Good Morning every one! It is 3 degrees outside with a -10 windchill, and I can hear the AS shivering from here! I have a question regarding the removal of the freshwater tank. I filled it last year, and when it got just about to the top, water came rushing out the undercarrige. I was just wondering if it is easier to go through the bottom, or remove some of the floor inside. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Happy streamin'.
Just a poke in the lake here, but that water might have come from an overflow value in your water tank, there to prevent it from being overfilled. I don't know if your trailer has one, but I'd look for one before ripping out the water tank. Just a thought ...
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Thank you 47WeeWind. I never even thought of checking for that. I was just going to start removing panels and see what I would find. Thanks again!
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Good Morning every one! It is 3 degrees outside with a -10 windchill, and I can hear the AS shivering from here! I have a question regarding the removal of the freshwater tank. I filled it last year, and when it got just about to the top, water came rushing out the undercarrige. I was just wondering if it is easier to go through the bottom, or remove some of the floor inside. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Happy streamin'.
The water tank, can easily be remove from the bottom of the trailer.

Your water system, does not have any over flow devices.

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But your tank does have a vent hose thats on a nib that can fracture off easily, or have the hose pulled off it. Should be an easy check with flashlight and mirror....
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Thank you Andy and Wabbiteer for your information. I was a little nervous starting this project, but your advice changed my mind. I am going to start as soon as the weather permits!
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how do I remove the F W tank from my 72 sovereign Please
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