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Old 05-08-2017, 02:12 PM   #1
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I've looked forever for water tanks and I managed to find a 95 gallon freshwater tank for almost half the price of what similar tanks go for.

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However, I can't find a similarly priced grey water tank, so I am considering having the company put custom fittings on the freshwater tank to make it function like a grey tank. Can I do this, and if so, how should I? It will be placed on the driver's side in front of the wheel well and sunken shower and a washer/dryer combo unit, two sinks, and the shower will drain to it.
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Find another tank for grey water, don't cut up a perfectly good fresh water tank.
Anything will do that has an adaptable inlet and outlet. I made one from a plastic gas tank off a wreck.
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:06 PM   #3
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My father has a bunch of junk buses that are only used for parts. Could I use a fuel tank off one of them?
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I think you'd have to ask your dad, but it's probably ok with the rest of us.
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:26 PM   #5
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Well, I was going to suggest you find a junk/salvage yard and hunt out something close. But having. Bus graveyard at your disposal is a step up.

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My father has a bunch of junk buses that are only used for parts. Could I use a fuel tank off one of them?
If he has one from a bus that had a gas engine I would say go ahead. One from a diesel will be pretty contaminated and the residue will last a long time unless you can clean it out somehow. Lucky you with a boneyard so close to home.
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My father has a bunch of junk buses that are only used for parts. Could I use a fuel tank off one of them?
I'm using a 110 gal tank from a junk bus for my grey then I took another one cut it in half welded on a 1/4 in plate & using it for my black tank.
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S&F, I see you installed a macerator on your black tank. I did the same--best thing since fried bacon in my opinion. No more stinky slinky, just a short run of 5/8" garden hose.
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S&F, I see you installed a macerator on your black tank. I did the same--best thing since fried bacon in my opinion. No more stinky slinky, just a short run of 5/8" garden hose.
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Yes ol trunt I'm also using a macerator toilet to pre grind the waste plus I'm using one to pump grey into the black, I'll also be using a 1in hose so by the time I dump things should flow fairly easy. ( I hope)
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