View Full Version : Toilet that fits a very small bathroom

09-11-2007, 01:18 AM

Does someone could help me with the following problem? I will be very grateful...

Currently I have a toilet with 12" rough-in and it is 28" long. I guess the toilet wasn't installed proper and there is no gap between the back of the toilet and the wall.

I don't have tiles right now, but I want to put tiles while repairing the bathroom. Tiles add some thinkness to the wall and I will have to move the toilet forward. As a result, I could only use the toilets with 10" rough-in or smaller (if such exist) for my future project.

Also, I can't move the toilet more than 2 inches forward, otherwise I won't be able to open to door to the bathroom (the toilet will be on the way :)

So, the limitations are the following: 10" (or less) rough-in toilet that is no more that 26 1/2" long. Do you know any models that will fit this crazy criteria?

Thanks a lot!

09-11-2007, 06:10 AM
What is the "exact" dimension from where the face of the tile will be to the center of the toilet's pipe. Just because a toilet is called 12" does not mean that is what it has to be. Many 12" toilets fit on a pipe 11 1/4" from the wall, for example. If you use a 10" toilet its front will move forward the distance that the drain is greater than 10".

09-11-2007, 08:58 AM
Most manufactuers make a 10" toilet.
Toto has an "inexpensive" 10" toilet called the Reliance it's a C703-10.
Overall dimensions is 27" it's 26" plus a 1" gap behind the wall, so it you need a bit smaller rough-in than 10" you have a 1" space to use.

09-11-2007, 06:52 PM
It looks like the AS Cadet3 RF 10 inch RI, and the Gerber Viper RF 10 inch RI will meet those specs, just barely.

09-11-2007, 11:57 PM
Thanks for the reply, hj!

The exact dimension from the center of the pipe to the tiled wall is 10 3/4 inches.

09-12-2007, 12:11 AM
Thank you so much to all of you for the quick reply.
It seems that so far I have 3 options:

TOTO Reliance C703-10.
AS Cadet3 RF 10 inch RI (2384-010).
Gerber Viper RF 10 inch RI

I really liked the design of Cadet3, you know design is kinda important for girls :) Do you know of any good/bad reviews about AS Cadet 3?
Which one of the three models mentioned above is better (flushes better, more reliable)?


09-12-2007, 05:39 AM
The cadet does look nice. I have installed a few and have not had any problems with them.

09-12-2007, 05:37 PM
You can compare the MaP Testing results here:
They may not have tested the exact same models you are looking at, but it will give you an idea.

One member reported having trouble finding a Cadet3 bowl that was flat on the bottom. If you decide you like the Cadet3, I would definitely pull the bowl out of the carton and check to see if it is flat before leaving the dealer.