Need help with plumbing

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  1. May 9, 2018 #1

    DIY007

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    Hello all,

    This is my 1st time on this forum so please bear with me about my lack of plumbing knowledge :)
    I just purchased my house and ran into 3 of the following plumbing issues:
    *I replaced my kitchen sink with a deeper basin sink and need help with re-doing the plumbing setup. Fortunately the garbage disposal is 1 inch higher than the drain.. phew!
    *The old shower valve needs to be replaced with a new, updated one. I assume I need to (1) purchase a new threaded copper pipe, (2) insert it in the new valve, (3) cut the existing copper pipe, and then (4) solder the new copper pipe with the existing copper pipe?
    *I replaced my bathroom sinks and the drains/pipes don't line up correctly.

    Can someone please help me? Any help is much appreciated!
     

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    well for the kitchen drain were the drain height is close you clould cut the coupling leaving enough room for a double ty or double wye and 2 st 45s with a clean out on top...yeh i know you have a union trap
     
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    for the bath sink there is a drillbit that will reem out the fitting in the wall i thik its called a RAM bit its designed to drill out the pvc pipe that's glued into the fitting so you can start over again
     
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    whats wrong with the old one????? the copper and solder don't look to old
     
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    Thanks for your post. The valve needed to be replaced because it is a different brand.
     
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    Thanks Geofd for your help. Regarding your strategy, how would I get the clean out to be on top?
     
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    if you go to home depot or lowes you will see what tose fittings are
     

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