Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-11-2012, 06:22 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 100
Water line mods

I am wanting to make some modifications to my washing machine water lines and drain. Where can I get the tubing and connectors for the water
line? Can I go with tubing different from what is there and how do I connect if I do?

jetfromtn is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-11-2012, 08:09 PM   #2
Senior Member
nightriderrv's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: May 2012
Location: NC
Posts: 1,682
There should pex clear tubing most likley 1/2 inch size lowes sells the tubing and there is fitting made by flair-it to do what ever you need they have 90, tee's couplings and washer shut off's, they are compression fitting all is need is tubing cutter for pex slip the coller on the pipe put the fitting on the end and screw the collor down till good and snug, look on ebay for the fittings and the prices are not bad

Mark Anderson - Nebo NC - western NC - RV Restoration tech - 9 Doggies - Outdoors person
1990 33ft Wilderness Cimarron 33X
nightriderrv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2012, 11:15 PM   #3
Thor Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 96
ACE carries the PEX. They also carry a few different fitting mfg. I used some screw type compression fittings. A few bucks will get you what you need.
Hurricane Owner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2012, 10:31 AM   #4
Senior Member
Jim_HiTek's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Full time RV'er
Posts: 1,760
If your pipes are gray (you didn't give us a brand, model, or year of your RV), then that's the old style PEX and it sucks. All the big box home improvement stores now carry the white PEX...much better stuff. You can cut it with a standard copper tubing cutter, the couplings are easy to use, you can bend it around a 90 angle using a plastic snap on holder, and it's resistant to freezing. The couplings join up the old and new PEX types without problems (except getting a good cut on the old PEX with a hacksaw - but a plastic tubing cutter works). I find all the parts needed at Home Depot, Lowe's, and Ace.

You'll like the new PEX stuff.
'02 Winnebago Journey DL, DSDP, 36' of fun.

Visit my RV Travel & Repair Blog at : http://chaos.goblinbox.com
Jim_HiTek is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:18 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.