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Old 11-23-2012, 11:38 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if they make a "Plug" or " Cap" so I can remove the valve stem and have water pass through the original valve? (minus the stem)

The reason I ask is I have very little room to work on the "input" side, but a lot of room on the "output". I live in an older house on a slab.

What I would like to do is remove the Stems, cap them, and put a modern valve on the output side.

It's not laziness - but more fear of what I would run into should things go wrong...

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Bypassing a valve -


Just leave the old valve open and add the new one.
Got a picture of the valve your trying to work on?

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Does anyone know if they make a "Plug" or " Cap" so I can remove the valve stem and have water pass through the original valve? (minus the stem)

The reason I ask is I have very little room to work on the "input" side, but a lot of room on the "output". I live in an older house on a slab.

What I would like to do is remove the Stems, cap them, and put a modern valve on the output side.

It's not laziness - but more fear of what I would run into should things go wrong...
Ayuh,... In a word,... Nope, no such thing...
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