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Old 12-12-2018, 07:35 PM   #1
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2016 Avenger 27 tank dump valves close to the pavement

I have an Avenger 27. When I bought it I questioned the salesman about the limited clearance on the dump tank valves, he said it was more than adequate. Since then I've been worried it's just a matter of time before I pollute the pavement. Has anyone modified there dump piping? Any advice on where to buy valves and fittings? See attached pictures.
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Old 12-12-2018, 08:59 PM   #2
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I'm like you and think that setup is sure to get ripped off by driveway variations. The valves and fittings can be bought from Amazon, CW, many home improvement stores and just about any rv dealer.
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Old 12-12-2018, 09:19 PM   #3
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Sorry for you. I've would of never bought it without the dealer fixing it. If you question anything, something feels wrong with it. Good luck.
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Old 12-12-2018, 10:20 PM   #4
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That all needs to be replaced and brought out level
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Old 12-13-2018, 06:37 AM   #5
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I agree with others. It needs to be fixed. It should never be set up that low.
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Old 12-13-2018, 02:06 PM   #6
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I have a Leprechaun MH, my drains were somewhat low and I raise them to my liking. When level, it still has a little slope. Haven't had any problems.
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Old 12-13-2018, 06:15 PM   #7
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Dump Plumbing

That is absolutely ridiculous. There is no reason for that to be that low, back to poor design or poor quality control. I would cut that pipe and install two unions
or what ever it takes to raise the whole thing much higher. Looks like the 90 degree fittings should have been put in more level.
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Old 12-13-2018, 06:46 PM   #8
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That was done on a Friday after lunch.
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Old 12-16-2018, 08:41 AM   #9
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Yeah that is not right, I would redo it all and get the pipe sitting higher be in some CGs you might not even be able to get the sewer hooked up, clearly salesman was blowing smoke.
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Old 12-16-2018, 01:50 PM   #10
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Did you buy this new or used? That sure is one rotten looking piping job.

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Old 12-16-2018, 06:20 PM   #11
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Thanks for the replies, I just noticed my pics not quite accurate I took the pic with trailer leveled in my driveway. It's a couple inches higher but barely clears the curb when backing in, I have my wife watch it just in case. I did find some valves @ etrailer I'm going to replumb the majority of the system. I did buy the trailer new.
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Old 01-04-2019, 11:53 AM   #12
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I have a Sanibel that the pipe angles down on, but nowhere near as much as yours. Get some pipe and elbows and raise it before you have a real environmental problem.
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It looks like that whole assembly has rotated downward. What does the connection into the black tank look like? Is the outlet warped?
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Old 01-04-2019, 01:33 PM   #14
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Sorry for you. I've would of never bought it without the dealer fixing it. If you question anything, something feels wrong with it. Good luck.
Fix what ? that's the factory setup...even if it is a disaster. Dealer may change it, but I'm sure they'll charge ya.
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Old 01-04-2019, 11:30 PM   #15
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We had a rental trailer comeback one time like that. For some reason the client rotated the piping on the valve housing. Who on earth would open up a black waste valve assembly on a rental is beyond me.

I drained the tank, disassembled and rotated it back to its original position. Go figure.
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:39 AM   #16
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My question are the drain connections even glued or just stuck together? Looks to me like the whole drain assembly rotated down because it wasn't assembled correctly. Personally I would not have bought something like that and eventually you are going to rip it off on a speed bump or something in the road.
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