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Discuss 3 inch lead soil pipe at UK Plumbers Forums; hi my current toilet has been in for over 30 years and is connected to a 3 inch (83mm) lead pipe which goes straight through the wall to the cast ...
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    hi

    my current toilet has been in for over 30 years and is connected to a 3 inch (83mm) lead pipe which goes straight through the wall to the cast iron pipe. The centre line of this lead pipe is also around 80mm from floor level whereas the centre-line of the 4" (102mm) outlet on the new toilet is 180mm from floor level.

    What are my options please?

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    Default Re: 3 inch lead soil pipe

    Replace all or part of cast pipe with plastic. Branch off and come through wall at required height in 100mm.
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    Default Re: 3 inch lead soil pipe

    Time to get the cast cutter out,
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    The lead should come out of the tee in the soil pipe. You can then put in a cast yo plastic adaptor, and replace with plastic to the correct height.

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    I would recommend as above. Replace the soil pipe. Proper job !
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    Default Re: 3 inch lead soil pipe

    In the end i took the rubber grommet thing off the outlet of a flexi pipe leaving the plastic only which had an internal diameter of about 85mm, so i stikaflexed this to the 83mm OD lead pipe, so far so good only had one blockage (to be expected with expecting 4" of waste into 3"), not perfect but i'm selling the house so wanted to do it as cheap as poss...

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