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Old 08-12-2019, 08:04 AM   #1
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We have a 2018 BT2450. The sewer drain outlet behind the driver rear tire hangs about 6" above the pavement.

This looks like an accident just waiting to happen where a bump or steep rise in the road could wipe it out.

Has anyone figured how to re-plumb the drain point to have more ground clearance?

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Old 08-12-2019, 04:58 PM   #2
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Hey there, Yes it is low , I havent hit anything yet with mine. Had to install air bags on the rear axle to help carry the load, tired of dragging the rear hitch all the time . I thought about taking it apart and separating the black/gray piping .It would gain some clearance , then would have to move the hose .
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Old 08-13-2019, 06:45 AM   #3
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We have a 2018 BT2450. The sewer drain outlet behind the driver rear tire hangs about 6" above the pavement.

This looks like an accident just waiting to happen where a bump or steep rise in the road could wipe it out.

Has anyone figured how to re-plumb the drain point to have more ground clearance?

thanks!
Cary
it's all plastic asb, so easy glue job,.. but, I looked at my 2020, the lowest part is above the bottom of the fuel tank... so that would hit first...also it drains toward the rear tire.. it's all flat so it couldn't go up higher..is yours the same?
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Old 08-13-2019, 08:42 AM   #4
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I never thought of separating to 2 connectors and that could raise the clearance quite a bit. Thanks!
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Old 08-13-2019, 05:35 PM   #5
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It sounds like GS made some improvements in the 2020 models. My 2018 sewer outlet hangs a good 3-4" below the fuel tank and the rear skid guards. It would be nice if they did a recall.

I could gain 3" if I cut out the final 45 degree angle and downward drop and just leave it come out horizontally. Not sure if there is a down side to that.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:46 PM   #6
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here's my 2020
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:16 PM   #7
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Well a picture is definitely a big help. It looks like they did a major rework of the outlet for the 2020. FYI-here are 2 pics of what they did in the 2018!
Thanks for sending the picture!
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Well a picture is definitely a big help. It looks like they did a major rework of the outlet for the 2020. FYI-here are 2 pics of what they did in the 2018!
Thanks for sending the picture!
the 2020 has the moride set up, the tanks are V bottom also..and the outlet come out the sides
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Old 08-19-2019, 07:23 AM   #9
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if it was me. I would cut the elbow off the end and just put a new end on it and make it come straight out, that would give a lot more ground clearance
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Old 08-20-2019, 07:56 AM   #10
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Does the outlet possibly swivel ? Can you rotate it higher when not in use? Many people don't realize that they do swivel.
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