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rollasport

06:47AM | 11/11/04
Member Since: 11/10/04
3 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
I have a back outlet toilet and we were having problems with it. So my husband and I replaced the seal between the tank and bowl. Well in the process we found a crack. From reading other posts it looks like a better idea to just replace it. My question is - Does anyone know of a cheap ($) replacement? ***** told us it would be like $400 to order and replace. The tank is an odd size so the whole toilet has to be replaced. Any ideas? Anyone have an extra tank? hehe. Thanks.

LonnythePlumber

12:41PM | 11/11/04
The $400.00 price for a wall hung toilet installed does not seem unreasonable. If you were living on either cost you would probably pay twice that. If it's just the tank you might be able to replace it. Why do you consider it to be an odd size? While the newer toilet tanks are not interchangeable with other toilets the older ones are. The space between the tank to bowl bolts is the only important measurement. I don't know where to find old tanks however.

rollasport

08:29AM | 11/12/04
Member Since: 11/10/04
3 lifetime posts
Well the toilet isn't wall hung, it does screw to the floor, it just empties out of the back instead of the floor. And we did try replacing the tank but the bolt measurements did not match. We also asked our local improvement store if we could buy a new tank to replace it, they said they could not sell bigger than a 1.5 tank - that we would have to order a new toilet.

Thanks.

erik peterson

05:34AM | 11/14/04
Member Since: 06/23/03
224 lifetime posts
Check the commercial catalogs for kohler and american standard, (on-line) erik
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