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Old 04-20-2007, 11:07 PM   #15
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Got 'er done!

I actually got the job done.

The problem was two fold. One the original hole in the frame did not allow the 90 ABS elbow to fit. So I decided to use my dremal grinder and have at it. Only needed about 1/16" anyway on both sides.

The second problem was there was not enough room to make a U back into the side of the dump assembly. Two standard 90's back to back was a half pipe wide to big. To *vent* 90's would have worked. But I ended up finding a U trap that was perfect. So it looped it right into the 1.5" grey valve.

In the end I have a modern dump system. One hose connection, one 3" black straight down, and one 1.5" grey.

Only thing I don't like is it all terminates on the curb side rear since thats where the black tank was. So hooking up to the campground sewer will be a job everytime.
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Old 04-20-2007, 11:25 PM   #16
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Wow, that looks good Tim. Having to deal with the drain on the door side of the trailer can be a pain but you've got the major problem solved and you can at least use the bathroom again.

Appreciate the update, and the pictures helps put it all in perspective.

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Old 04-20-2007, 11:31 PM   #17
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Thanks Barry,

One last important item I forgot. It was critical to keep it as close to the bellypan as possible since the tail end gets really low backing up inclines. Like my driveway.

So it looks like just the part the hose attaches two will be sticking out of the belly. Can't ask for closer than that!
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Old 04-21-2007, 07:25 AM   #18
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Tim, looks like you have the great dump valve caper under control.
I do have a suggestion to help you dump...
I mentioned before PVC is cheap, why not run a hunk of PVC pipe across the back of the trailer to dump on the street side of the trailer? You can hook up the slinky over there, come back and dump black and grey, then go back and unhook the slinky. This will keep your feet away from the slinky if it accidentally blows off the pipe as well.
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Old 04-21-2007, 11:40 AM   #19
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I really didn't want any plumbing running below the bellypan. One for looks but the other for the clearance issues.

It should be just a matter of using a 45 on the dump connection and laying a hose on the gournd the width of trailer to the street side.
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I really didn't want any plumbing running below the bellypan. One for looks but the other for the clearance issues.

It should be just a matter of using a 45 on the dump connection and laying a hose on the gournd the width of trailer to the street side.
I have 2 - 10' slinkys connected together which barely fits/stores in the tube below the trailer. It is long enough for those unusual campsite arangements and will easily reach to the curbside.
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