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Thread: Replacing Filter valve and 3 way valve

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    Replacing Filter valve and 3 way valve

    I recently replaced 12 year old single speed Pentair with a Super-flow Variable speed. Noticed some fine cracks pipes thread into filter valve and also I over tightned the old pump coupling causing a crack on suction side but does not leak, I will replace with new couplings that came with pump.
    • current filter valve is Pac-Fab TM12-A. Suggestion on replacement of valve and should I replace all internal parts
    • What 3 way valve is best ?
    • Currently has Nature 2. But I do not have a cartridge installed. Do not plan to use. Should I just remove when I re plumb ?

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions
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    25 year old construction
    20x40 In vinyl 36k gal
    2 skim 3 returns
    Pentair super flow VS, Sand Filter
    TF 100 test kit

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    Jul 2013
    Fletcher, OK

    Re: Replacing Filter valve and 3 way valve

    Jandy neverlube's are the best 3 way
    I would just take the nature 2 out
    you can use these, make sure they are 2 inch, they have the same 1,5 inch if you need them 2 PACK -CMP Hi-Temp Union 2 Garden

    I hope this helps
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