Exterior Shower Drain

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Several people have asked about re-routing the shower water direct to the exterior (or to other possible means of catching the shower water).  The photos below show how easy it can be done although the actual hook-up was not done in these photos.

Crawl under the vehicle and right under the shower pan you'll find this strange metal box sticking down.  It's the one that usually interferes with the gray water holding tank release cable on the model HD and QD.  Remove a few screws around the flange of the small metal box and you'll find the actual drain pipe of the shower all packed with fiberglass insulation which is a feeble attempt by Winnebago to keep the shower drain from freezing in cold weather.

Examine this drain you'll find nothing more than two elbow which connect to the line that runs back inside the coach and on to the shower drain pump and ultimately into the black water holding tank (normally the gray water tank on all other RVs).

It would be so easy to install a two-way valve which would divert water to a simple "dump hose" directed to the ground (or other area) or to its normal path of the black water tank.  Use your imagination.  In these photos, the gray water valve cable and mechanisms were removed for maintenance.


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