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Lift up plastic caps located on ends of hindge behind seat. use flat screw driver and hold the nut under the outside toilet rim with your fingers or a pair of pliers. Do not over tighten or might crack the bowl.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Square toilet seat made by American Standard Model TL 235.

This guy Allen in NY has lots of odd seats. Try him 914-963-6895

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Where can you purchase a toilet seat for a LowBoy

You can order from the American Standard website:

http://www.americanstandard-us.com/repair-parts/toilet-seats/?so=&r=10&p=1

You can also search for a retailer/distributor near you who will probably carry replacement parts. See here:

http://www.americanstandard-us.com/dealerLocator.aspx

Posted on Jan 26, 2011

SOURCE: How tight should I tighten

There is no torque value as far as I know. There should be rubber washers to minmize the chance of cracking the ceramic and to provide a water seal.

But to try to give some sort of guideline, on a scale of 1 - 10, I'd say a 6 would be about right -- or perhaps you could call that medium tight. In any event, the bolts have to be tight enough to prevent leaking -- if it leaks, you'll have to keep tightening.

Charlie

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

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