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Old 06-07-2021, 11:10 PM   #1
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Black tank blade valve

2018 Freedom Elite. When I come down our fairly steep gravel driveway and pull onto the road the black tank blade just barely hits the gravel. Just the very corner of it scrapes the gravel. Can I loosen the 4 nuts & bolts & rotate the valve just a bit? If I can do that I donít think Iíll have a clearance issue. I want to make sure before doing it and ending causing a leak😁
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Old 06-07-2021, 11:28 PM   #2
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Doesn't the handle spin on it's shaft?
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Old 06-07-2021, 11:35 PM   #3
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Doesn't the handle spin on it's shaft?
Yes it does but the handle isnít whatís hitting. Itís the very corner of the valve body.
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Old 06-07-2021, 11:38 PM   #4
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If it won't rotate, just cut that corner of the valve back.
There is nothing inside it of any value.
Open it up and take a look.
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Old 06-08-2021, 12:38 AM   #5
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Yes it does but the handle isnít whatís hitting. Itís the very corner of the valve body.
Sorry... I misunderstood your description of what was touching dow...
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Old 06-08-2021, 03:07 AM   #6
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If you have enough room between the valve and tank you can cut the pipe, rotate the valve with a coupler and glue it back together.
Something like this.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Charlotte-P...itting/3132705
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Oatey-8-fl-...Cement/4750803
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