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MARKLUPP

05:09PM | 03/31/05
Member Since: 03/27/05
1 lifetime posts
MY CRANE TOILET TANK HAS A CRACK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE TANK. BECAUSE I HAVE OVER TIGHTENED THE BOLTS. I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT NEW CRANE TOILET TANKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE . THE ONE I HAVE IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD . CAN I USE ANOTHER BRAND TANK TOP SUCH AS ELJEN .INSTEAD OF PURCHASING A WHOLE NEW BOWL AND TANK .

kerr7300

04:02AM | 04/02/05
Member Since: 04/01/05
47 lifetime posts
Sorry.... Crane toilet tanks 18 years ago were 3.5 gal. flush tanks. All that is available today are 1.6 flush. Your old bowl will not flush with less water. It would be less costly to replace the whole toilet with a better toilet. The Kohler wellworth model is a great flushing 1.6 toilet. Now, If you want to replace the tank only, this is what you can do to get the full 3.5 flush. Purchase a new Crane 1.6 Galaxy model tank. You will have to change the Flush valve with a taller model. Fluidmaster make a replacement with a tall overflow tube #507A. Then replace the fill valve with a Fluidmaster 400A and raise the fill valve to a taller level. Instructions are on the box. Doing this will give you a new 3.5 tank. By the way the govt. doesn't want you to do this and this I didn't tell you...hehe. Keep in mind that you can't use another brand tank on your Crane bowl. It must be a Crane Galaxy tank. They should be available at most plumbing wholesale distributors. ***** also carries this line in many areas.

BV006579

02:06PM | 12/23/14
Toilet tank is cracked in back of tank. toilet is 55 yrs old and home warranty crack was not normal wear and tear. Is it true older toilets were made with some cement and can crack due to age?

BV008757

12:26PM | 08/26/15
I have a Crane toilet that was installed in new home in 1999. The tank cracked and I need to replace the tank. It is a 1.6. Numbers inside tank: N546 CR/PL-MO. Which American Standard tank can I use. It is also in Bone color. Please help me I don't want to buy a completely new toilet.

BV010332

04:43PM | 01/31/16
I cracked tank it's a crane 6 yrs old can I use a universal tank.


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