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Old 10-25-2010, 12:59 AM   #1
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I have a major blockage in my old cast iron drain pipe...I`m looking to cut out the wye joint along with the vent cross section,the cast iron measures 2-1/2 inch`s.... I was wondering if I can reduce it down to 1-1/2 PVC...

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A picture is needed-----If it is cast iron,not threaded steel, you can rent a chain breaker at any rental store--that will pop the pipe quickly.

Use rubber Fernco type fittings to add your new pvc pipe.

Pictures if you can--Mike--

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My question was is the reduction in size ok?
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My question was is the reduction in size ok?
Ayuh,... What's it draining,..?? 1, 1/2" is pretty small...
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My question was is the reduction in size ok?
Without knowing what it's connected to the answer is NO.
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Same answer---a restriction in a drain should be avoided.

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