toto neorest practical roughins (500,550)

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by user314159, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. user314159

    user314159 New Member

    Sep 3, 2012
    What is the shortest roughin (drain center to back wall surface) possible for a toto neorest 500 and a neorest 550? Can I get away with 11.5"? 11.25?

    I'm looking for experience based answers rather than the toto party line, especially regarding the total length front to back and wall clearance; usually the toto drawings are very good. The dimensioning on the spec sheets for the neorests I found was a bit unclear, and postings elsewhere seem to indicate the tolerances are a bit tighter on these than most totos. Or perhaps the spec sheet is telling the truth and there's no wiggle room at all?

    The plumber, in spite of telling him I will have 1" (sheetrock +tile) of wall covering, left me a distance of 12.5" from framing to drain center.
    I have a suspicion by the time the sheetrock and tile are added that I'm screwed.

    Happy non-electric toto owner with ambitious spouse
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    11.5" works on both. Been there, done that!
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