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Mr. Sergheyev first of all let me say how much I...

Mr. Sergheyev first of all let me say how much I appreciate you replying to my issue. You were absolutely right about it being a Vulcan engine. I went to the store and bought some starting fluid and...
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97 Ford Taurus 3.0L

After filling my car up with gas and additech millage booster at walmart I started out of town. At five miles out of town my rpms started to spike but my speed was decreasing. The car died and when...
06-25-11, 01:06 PM
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Im going to guess it depends on the code you fall...

Im going to guess it depends on the code you fall under. The National Standard Plumbing Code allows twenty DFU's (Drainage Fixture Units) on a two inch line. Your total fixture load is only ten. A...
06-25-11, 12:55 PM
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Simple answer is no. Even if it were just a floor...

Simple answer is no. Even if it were just a floor drain it has to be within twenty feet of a vent. To have it vent properly, removing sheetrock from between two studs by the fixture is not a big...
06-25-11, 12:44 PM
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vent

Your drawing depicts what is refered to as a running trap. Not common in my part of the country. I can see how on a washing machine drain with a quarter inch per foot fall that it could easily be...
04-14-10, 04:58 PM
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Nike (just do it)

Just take a hammer and beat it out! Its called old age, it happens. Go to your local plumbing supply house and buy a 3" cherni test plug. It will seal it off just fine.
04-14-10, 04:51 PM
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Lol

You have a washerless faucet with worn springs. The washer filling up creates low pressure behind the sink faucet allowing the rubber cups at the sink faucet to slide backwards and allow water to...
04-14-10, 04:27 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Pumps?

Generaly Artisian wells are well below the 140 feet you described. If the existing pump was designed to lift to the existing height then it will not work. Possibly pump water to the top but will burn...
04-14-10, 04:13 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Sizing

Speede:
3/4" up and 3/4" down is all you will need. Get rid of the three gallon W/H in the attic.
Lets start here! You have sixty psi delivery pressure. Travel thirty five feet up to enter the...
04-14-10, 03:46 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Go with ecman 51

I would go with ecman, sounds like scald gaurd faucets are installed. Set w/h back to 140 and adjust the valves to no more then 110.
04-14-10, 03:39 PM
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40-60 is fine

Up-sizing the supply lines to the shower will not make a measureable difference to your system. You are limited to the fixture supply openings itself. Volume will not be increased by the larger...
10-14-09, 07:28 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Height

Pressure is created by height. You will get just less then half a pound (.4333) psi for every foot above the fixture you achieve. At your four foot height you will only get about 1.7 lbs psi. A small...
10-14-09, 07:17 PM
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Two Choices

A/C condensation or T&P drain,
08-09-09, 07:25 PM
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Stopped up drain

The vent is not the issue. Have your brother use a hammer and cold chisel to knock out the brass plug in the clean out that he can not remove. If never or seldom used these things freeze up to where...
08-09-09, 07:11 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Two choices

: More then likely its the flapper valve (the rubber stopper) Put eight drops of red food coloring in the tank and see if it shows up around the flush rim of the bowl. Either the flapper is bad (Yes)...
08-09-09, 06:55 PM
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Back water Valve

Jpmd: What your looking for is called a Vertical Back Water Valve. While it is the thing you need to prevent backflow into your home, while the condition exists your drains will not exit the home....
08-04-09, 07:36 PM
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Food for thought!

Yes, have the water on for the plumber to locate the problem. I have worked all over the United States and know for a fact that if you have a licensed plumber locate a leak on a service line and he...
08-04-09, 07:17 PM
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Maybe its just me!

O.K., I normally agree with shacko (very, very knowelegable in the trade) but something about this picture caught my eye. The drain section, well perhaps ok, the vent is a no no. By any code you are...
08-04-09, 06:46 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Shackos Good!!!

Again Shackos 100% on the money. Pick up a replacement trip leverface plate and install it. They are all to industry standard and will interchange.
08-04-09, 06:36 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Good Question!

If the concrete was poured all the way against the pipe (not common for a built shower) then you have an issue. How much pipe is above the finished grade? A 2" glue on shower drain with clamping ring...
08-04-09, 05:48 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Yes You Can!!!!

Ukrain: There is no jusisdiction within the United States that does not allow a home owner to make repairs to his own property. Keeping in mind that with some larger repairs you will be required to...
08-04-09, 05:31 PM
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Pork? not a Synagoge Im guessing

Odors are airborne molocules. If it has made it into the drain system and past the p-traps it should not be noticed inside the structure. Look for floor drains that do not recieve water discharge...
08-04-09, 05:04 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Horizontal Stack?

MD: Never heard of a horizontal stack of any type. Stack is in a vertical direction only. Vent Stack / Waste Stack or Soil Stack. Soil stack being the one that carries human waste. A waste stack will...
08-04-09, 04:22 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Test Tee

Olaza: Shaco is right on the money. The second pipe is temporary. It is not attached to the sewer line but rather resting on top of a Test Tee, a fitting used to install a test plug in order to fill...
06-08-09, 03:33 PM
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Posted By wrmiii

Vacuum breaker

Charles: Second try to post here. What you describe is an atmospheric vacuum breaker. Do a Google Image search to locate the faucet you have. (it will be fast). Locate the modle number and Google it...
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