Toto Drake install guestions

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by jlsl1081, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. jlsl1081

    jlsl1081 New Member

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    I'm about to purchase a Toto Drake from a local plumbing supplier that just started carrying them, so he doesn't know too much about them. I have a couple guestions.

    1. I installed a flange extender that brought the flange height up to about level with my recently installed lamanite flooring. So what thickness wax ring would you recommend? Will a normal size thickness work, or do I need to use an extra thick ring?

    2. For the water supply line, what size is the end going into the ballcock (I think thats what it's called) on the bottom of the tank? I think most toilets I had before were 7/8". Is the Toto 7/8" also?

    Thanks.
    John
     
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    If the flange is flush with the floor, either use two wax rings, or a thicker one.

    Toto uses American made fill valves and flappers.
    A standard 7/8" on the fill valve side of the supply will work fine. :)

    Installing the Toto Drake
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2005
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  4. jlsl1081

    jlsl1081 New Member

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    Thanks Terry!
     
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