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Old 05-03-2014, 11:48 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by wwsmith111 View Post
My Springdale didn't have an over flow vent. When the tank was full water would come out the fill inlet. On my Eagle there are two FW tanks that are connected together with the fill inlet going into one of them. This in itself I think is the reason for needing overflow tubes otherwise how would the second tank which doesn't have a fill tube (just an equalization tube) vacate the air so water could enter? I put two toilet cutoff valves in mine which I shut when the tanks start to overflow meaning they are full. I leave them this way when going down the road and open them back up when I use the FW tanks. I think they need to be open so that they can equalize pressure when in use.
I wasn't aware that our Eagle TT's have two FW tanks! With the 82 gal. FW capacity, it makes sense, though. Then are these two tubes both overflows, one for each tank? Or is one an overflow and one a vent?

Regardless, I just picked up two 1/2" barbed to 1/2" MPT fittings, a couple of 1/2" - 1" screw-tighten pipe clamps, and two 1/2" FPT x 3/8" straight shut-off valves. Next chance I can, I'll do what you did and take some pics.

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Old 05-03-2014, 11:50 AM   #12
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I think both tubes (one for each FW tank) act as an overflow and a vent.

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