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    Thanks...the builder installed it that way...the...

    Thanks...the builder installed it that way...the flange top was level with the finished floor. Luckily it never leaked in the 7 years we've been here. I am sure all the other toilets in the house...
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    wax ring regular or extended?

    I just removed the toilet in our bathroom so it could be cleaned underneath and then caulked as it was starting to stink. The floor is osb and the flange is attached to it. There is a sub floor of...
  3. thanks good to know...makes me feel better about...

    thanks good to know...makes me feel better about the last one that doesn't have the nuts underneath.
  4. I replaced the flush valve with new units in two...

    I replaced the flush valve with new units in two of the toilets and used new foam gaskets and new bolts and washers. Got them both put back together and I put some die into the tanks to check for...
  5. Thanks very much...When my house was built the...

    Thanks very much...When my house was built the economy was starting to boom and I'm not sure an actual plumber came and installed all the toilets. I looked at the other ones and they are missing the...
  6. The gasket is shot...the toilet is 5 years old. ...

    The gasket is shot...the toilet is 5 years old. I tried to reuse it and it leaked. I bought a fluidmaster flush valve to try and the gasket doesn't fit it. I can see now that the only purpose the...
  7. Tank to toilet gasket with two holes on side to hold tank

    I've got what I thought were american standard toilets (labels wore off) but the inside of the tank is stamped Briggs. I've got two cracked flush valve stems and need to replace. I took the tank...
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    Thanks. Mine angles the same way.

    Thanks. Mine angles the same way.
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    Here is a pic... ok no pic...need to resize...

    Here is a pic...

    ok no pic...need to resize it...
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    TOTO Drake: Should the tank lid be level

    The tank lid on my toto drake is not level with respect to the toilet. It tilts at an angle towards the bowl. If you look at the lid you can see it is casted at an angle which I assume is...
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    I am definitely willing to try this first. Can...

    I am definitely willing to try this first. Can you post a link to the lennox you are suggesting I try. I want to make sure I try the right thing. I searched online and can't find a pic.

    thanks,...
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    I have talked to people at local plumbing shops...

    I have talked to people at local plumbing shops and they suggest it is possible to cut the inside flange vertically into quarters and then use a slim chisel to seperate the inside quarter sections...
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    Its a flush mount floor flange. I don't think I...

    Its a flush mount floor flange. I don't think I can slip anything under it without have to cut it to make room. Unless I am missing the obvious here (which isn't out of the question being the...
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    I think I'm leaning toward reaming it out and...

    I think I'm leaning toward reaming it out and installing a new closet flange. If I can't find a reamer to rent I'll either repair it with the flange repair kit you mention or drill out some holes in...
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    ARGH! I'm an idiot....broke my closet flange

    Sigh...I over tightened one of the bolts on my closet flange and broke the abs flange at the bolt mount (at least I didn't break the toilet). The flange is an inside flush mount flange that goes...
  16. Thanks guys! I found them in the plastic bag...

    Thanks guys! I found them in the plastic bag that comes with the tank. I'll be sure to get them on the right way.

    Brendin
  17. Is the Toto Drake supposed to come with bolt covers?

    Does the Toto Drake toilet come with those plastic bolt covers to cover up the flange bolts or do I have to buy those?

    thanks,
    Brendin
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    Who ever could of thought I'd be excited over a...

    Who ever could of thought I'd be excited over a toilet :P
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    ok...found a Toto Drake at a local shop...going...

    ok...found a Toto Drake at a local shop...going for that...thanks guys.

    Brendin
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    Can someone recommend a toilet

    Can someone recommend a good toilet that meets the following criteria.

    1. installing in a basement on concrete slab (needs to push enough water so it won't back up)
    2. at least 6 litres per flush...
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    The plastic door shims recommended by Terry will...

    The plastic door shims recommended by Terry will not rot.

    http://www.terrylove.com/images/shim_it.jpg
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    Yeah I haven't cemented it into place yet. I am...

    Yeah I haven't cemented it into place yet. I am just glueing linoleum to the concrete floor so I don't think it will be an issue if the linoleum is or isn't under the flange as its only about 1/16"...
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    It wasn't an issue...I cut off the pipe level...

    It wasn't an issue...I cut off the pipe level witht the floor then used an angle grinder to take down the concrete at the high spots around the pipe. The closet fits nicely around the floor. Once I...
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    Thanks...I'd like to cut the pipe flush with the...

    Thanks...I'd like to cut the pipe flush with the floor and see if I can make it work...but if it doesn't and I need to break up the concrete the pipe will be cut at an angle and when I push it...
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    pipe coming out of concrete at an angle

    The builder roughed in our plumbing in the basement. The toilet pipe is a 4" abs pipe coming out of the concrete. It is sticking up about 1.5' above the floor. The problem is that the pipe is...
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