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Old 09-29-2014, 05:35 PM   #1
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Identifying a gate valve on a 61 Ambassador

I posted a question yesterday about rebuilding my gate valve ASSUMING it's factory, but I really don't know.
Here are some pics of it. PLEASE confirm who made it if possible.
My first time posting pics, I hope I did it right.
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I should add, there is NO water connection to the tank. Am I just better off replacing the entire tank?
Having a way to flood it with water would be REALLY nice as I don't like crap on me.

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Yup, that there is a 100% original, heavy duty brass, guaranteed to leak dump valve. Vintage Trailer supply makes an adaptor to replace it with a modern one. The tank may actually be useable, my 1963 one is still in great shape.

Oh, and yup, the very early torsion axles are welded on.
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