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toilet cistern fixing bolts and washers????????


 
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kingccc

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:54 pm Reply with quote

hey everybody

i have a push button flush bog and its leaking through the fixing bolts so obviously the rubber conical washers have failed has any of you had this problem and how did you remedy it and also where can i get new parts (bolts and washers) from as upto now i cant find them anywhere icon_confused.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:08 pm Reply with quote

that idea is the stupidest idea i've seen
better with the ones that secure to the fixing plates.

either fit new rubbers/bolts or where the bolt comes through the cistern
fill it with clear silicone then tighten the bolts up and re-fit to pan.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:27 pm Reply with quote

whats the stupidest idea you have seen?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:33 pm Reply with quote

it was fitted to the letter of manufacturers like this in steps 5,6,7,8

http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/fittoilet.htmi just find it hard to beleive that these rubber washers and bolts are unobtainable icon_eek.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:47 pm Reply with quote

kingccc wrote:
whats the stupidest idea you have seen?

the cisterns where the bolts come through the base.
best ones are the ones that fix to the securing plate.

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just find it hard to beleive that these rubber washers and bolts are unobtainable

yes they are available.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:08 pm Reply with quote

where from? even plumbcentre dont have them or at least mine doesnt i cant even find them off net
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:13 pm Reply with quote

I fitted one a few months back that had no fixings at all. it was held in place by the screws holding the cistern to the wall. Believe it or not, it did actually work.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:15 pm Reply with quote

If you know the manufacturer, try ringing their customer services dept and they may be able to post some to you.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:22 pm Reply with quote

lunns plumbing on the net do them.

and i have brought them somewhere before but not sure where. icon_rolleyes.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:34 pm Reply with quote

If you can't find them, I use:
6mm stainless studding, A2 stainless penny washers and nuts (nylock are best), plus 6 3/4" tap washers.
So, cut a length of stainless studding, screw a nylock nut on, add a penny washer, then a 3/4" tap washer - pass it through the cistern from above.
Where it comes through, add another tap washer, then a penny washer followed by a nut. Tighten the assembly up - you can add some silicone for good measure, if you like.
Then pass the 2 studs through the pan - add another tap washer, followed by yet another penny washer, and finally the final nut - preferably a wing type.
See?
And, in the mean time, I shall continue looking for a life icon_razz.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:29 pm Reply with quote

thanks guys and burnerman
bloody lunns want 18.93 with delivery the robbing beggers
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:33 pm Reply with quote

kingccc wrote:
thanks guys and burnerman
bloody lunns want 18.93 with delivery the robbing beggers


i never use lunns he is abit over priced.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:57 pm Reply with quote

found some 4.99 inc vat & delivery icon_lol.gif

http://www.toiletspares.co.uk/page_29.html#
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