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Old 08-03-2017, 02:29 PM   #1
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1990 bigfoot 17 foot leaking kitchen tap

What is the easiest way to access these taps for repair/replacement
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:46 PM   #2
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what taps ?



and what model are we talking about here ???

that would be a start....pictures would be even nicer

try again......somebody has done it
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:47 PM   #3
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ooops can't read now.....

KITCHEN taps......ok...
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:56 PM   #4
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in my 97 CB model....

the taps are accessed by removing all the drawers and opening (or removing) the door at the bottom of cabinet.....it's a b***ch....you'll need a mirror....need to find/have the right tool that's gonna fit.....and LOTS of patience

really when you come to think of it...it's only one measure more than working under a sink in your house.....same thing kinda....just on "the next level" up on the frustration scale....
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:06 PM   #5
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should add....

that I have not worked on the taps themselves....just did some crawling/working under there to install an outside 12V plug....

maybe somebody has a good "trick" ....like removing the sink first or something....good luck
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:10 PM   #6
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On my 1988, I was able to replace the faucet and drain tube, and install an in-line bio filter without removing anything, just opening the small door next to the furnace and accessing from underneath. I did have to take out the two bottom drawers to install the filter unit. The problem is that most of the work had to be done one-handed and mostly by feel. Change of design from 1988 to 1990?
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:14 PM   #7
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What do you guys think about removing the furnace?BTW its a 1990 17 foot bigfoot dlx
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:50 PM   #8
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here is a picture
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:33 PM   #9
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I changed the faucet on my 94 17CB. and took the sink out. A real PAIN, but easiest way. I had to change some fittings and added a soap dispenser.
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Old 08-03-2017, 05:02 PM   #10
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What is the easiest way to access these taps for repair/replacement
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Are you asking about the drain or supply lines? May make a difference with an answer.
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Old 08-03-2017, 10:12 PM   #11
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Supply lines where they connect with the faucet
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:38 PM   #12
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Supply lines where they connect with the faucet
A basin wrench will turn them for you.
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Old 08-05-2017, 07:26 AM   #13
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I replaced the galley faucet in my 1989 BF twice, once when I re-plumbed the entire trailer, and later when I found a decent pull-out faucet.

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...7-a-58944.html

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...cet-65315.html

I'm a big guy with big hands and arms, but both times I was able to reach through the openings in the base cabinet and access everything. It's not easy, but it's not impossible to do it with the sink and furnace in place.
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Old 08-05-2017, 07:52 AM   #14
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Pull the stove/oven. Six screws and disconnect gas line.
Takes 10 minutes tops.
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:03 AM   #15
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I agree with Mike, remove the oven. Two wrenches required to undo the propane fitting.
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