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Old 03-26-2015, 02:55 PM   #1
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Need education on Tank plumbing plz

Hello, I need to install a shower, and toilet in my bus. However, not having any background in RV world. I find myself not knowing what hookups, hoses, sizes, etc will be best.

Its fairly easy to find people posting about removing replacing adding building tanks...the actual plumbing to take on fresh and exit waste. is what I cant seem to find.

I do not want to just fab something, and find I cant hook up to "normal" sources.

if anyone can post advice, links to off the shelf products (hoses and the like), or anything else that can help me, id appreciate it.

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Old 03-26-2015, 03:01 PM   #2
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Welcome fellow skoolie.

You best go read as many build threads as you can. The pics and answers are all there.

There are many different ways of doing the installs. Again, the build threads will show you the way.

Smaller, individual questions will be easier to answer.

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Old 03-26-2015, 03:04 PM   #3
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thanks for the feedback.

how about, what size hoses and what type of connects are typically used in RV campgrounds? and can you provide a link to a set of hoses that I could plumb to my tanks that would fit said connections?

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Old 03-26-2015, 05:16 PM   #4
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Old 03-28-2015, 07:04 AM   #5
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The last PC out of OR the 1st PC into your bus will be a basic "blade valve" like this

This one doesn't have ends on it yet, you can have several of these upstream if you want even

Most people will put a 3inch outlet so they can use run of the mill sewer hoses and caps for rv's

The inside which hooks up to plumbing can be different sizes normally 3in or 4 in depending on what you use

Remember that almost every dump station and camp ground is made for a driver side dump, if only room you have is everything on passenger side that is okay if you have room to run solid pcv pipe at a slope down and across to passenger side, that is what I originally did, I am moving it this spring
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Old 04-01-2015, 12:37 AM   #6
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thanks for the tips.
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