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Thread: Upgrading to a Sand Filter

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    May 2016
    Omaha, NE

    Upgrading to a Sand Filter

    We are going to be purchasing the Intex Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump for Above Ground Pools, 2800 GPH Pump Flow Rate, 110-120V with GFCI to upgrade from the 1000 gph pump that came with our 14x42 ABG Intex Ultra Frame Pool. I am trying to figure out how to connect it and what additional adaptors/hoses I might need. Our current setup has 2 inlet holes that connect with a T-joint then 1 line to the pump and 1 return. We have the intex swg as well. I understand the hoses for the sand filter are 1.5 diameter and I will likely need the adaptors, but I can't really figure out what I need exactly.

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    Here is what it will look like. Do I need 2 more hoses, 3 adaptors and a split hose plunger valve? I can not tell if the pum
    p comes with plunger valves. Are they necessary? Any advice is greatly appreciated. I want to make sure I have all the right parts before we fill so we are ready to rock and roll
    Heather Vondra
    14x42 Intex Ultra Frame, above ground, Intex filtration, Krystal Clear Sand Filter 2800 GPH & Saltwater System CG-28667

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    Fletcher, OK

    Re: Upgrading to a Sand Filter

    You will need those new hoses and plungers/valves.. I am not sure if they come with the pump, sorry..
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