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    Fortunately, I followed American Standard's...

    Fortunately, I followed American Standard's installation instructions!
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    Well, it didn't happen for me, either, so I can't...

    Well, it didn't happen for me, either, so I can't really disagree with you. :)
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    I don't remember exactly where I saw it. I think...

    I don't remember exactly where I saw it. I think it was one of the eHow articles on how to remove old closet bolts. There are lots of mentions of methane being present in sewer gases and that being...
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    Flammable, not flames. That's why I read, at...

    Flammable, not flames. That's why I read, at least: highly toxic and highly flammable.
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    I was thinking it was fused to the flange after...

    I was thinking it was fused to the flange after 60 years of corrosion, but you may be right. (It occurred to me after spraying the WD-40 that combining a highly flammable spray with highly flammable...
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    Good. :) I did dry fit the toilet and the...

    Good. :)

    I did dry fit the toilet and the right side was sitting on the nut and raised a quarter inch or more off the floor. Don't forget, my flange is raised a bit and I had to lift it more to...
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    Don't fight about it on my behalf, guys. I...

    Don't fight about it on my behalf, guys. I appreciate all the helpful tips, even if some needed clarification. :)

    I struck out on finding the desired repair ring at Lowe's, as well. That's...
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    I had the same thought an hour ago, so I sprayed...

    I had the same thought an hour ago, so I sprayed the broken bolt with some WD-40 and let it soak while running some errands. No luck so far with the vise grips, though. That thing is probably fused...
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    I saw those hanger bolts at the store and thought...

    I saw those hanger bolts at the store and thought they'd be perfect if only I could remove the old ones intact! The ones I saw were brass. Good thinking on the back to back nuts, I'll give that a...
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    No luck removing the screws, so I guess I'll have...

    No luck removing the screws, so I guess I'll have to cut them off. I picked up two repair rings and a riser ring at Ace to try out, but none of them extend beyond the outside edge of the current...
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    Thanks, that explanation helps a bundle. I'll...

    Thanks, that explanation helps a bundle. I'll try removing the screws in the morning. Worst case scenario, they snap off and I'm right back to where I would be with the repair ring, needing to cut...
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    Thanks for the quick reply! How would I remove...

    Thanks for the quick reply! How would I remove the screws exactly? That's definitely the best option if it's doable. I don't see or feel any slots on the top of the unbroken one. Is it just a...
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    broken bolt on cast iron toilet flange

    Hi all, I ran across this forum when researching new toilets and ran across it again when searching for how to remove a rusted/broken toilet flange closet bolt, as seen in the attachment. The right...
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