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Old 03-25-2014, 08:30 AM  
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http://www.americanvalve.com/plumbing/utility/wm75qt.html


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Old 03-25-2014, 08:47 AM  
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Sorry for the confusion ... the pic I provided is for ball valves which go into a washing machine outlet box. There are separate valves which would work for your application.



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Old 03-25-2014, 09:01 AM  
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Thanks again guys, much appreciated. I thought that was them

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no problem if you ask the guy in the store. Show him your pic and tell him that you want to replace with ball valves. He will give you the right stuff.

If you don't trust the sales help in the big box store, go to a plumbing supply place.

edit: oops, I didn't see page two before posting this...but it's still good advice.

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It wouldn't be a bad idea to add hammer arrester, you can get them that just go between the valve and the hose, they are the colourfull parts above the valves in this photo.

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Thanks again guys, much appreciated. Im going to grand the parts on Friday or Saturday.

one thing I noticed is it looks like the fella before me used pipe dope on the hot, on the cold its teflon tape for sure. Will the one with the dope put up a little more fight?

Im hoping I can loosen it off somewhat easily with a wrench. Does anybody have any tips if seems stuck? maybe heating it slightly with a torch?

Again any tips are very much welcomed guys.

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Also Neal what is a hammer arrester?

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Don't know about the heat question but 2 wrenches for sure. And the trick with two wrenches is to configer them on the unit so you can squeese them with one hand and then get two hands on them.

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YES, the pipe dope will typically resist more than Teflon tape. The dope is usually more effective at sealing the threads but tape is faster and often effective.

You can heat the valve body a bit with a torch and the pipe dope will loosen readily. Just know the heating will probably kill the valve washers so they have to be replaced if you want to keep the valves for future uses.

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Villa, if you want not to damage a valve when heating like you would when soldering you remove the guts out of said valve.

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