Fitting a top fix toilet seat

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My God this is the worst experience of my life!

I’m trying to fit this:

https://www.plumbworld.co.uk/documents/twyford-moda-top-fix-toilet-seat-installation-guide.pdf

This bit in particular is a nightmare:

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I had to trim the plastic washer just to get it through the hole but I just can’t tighten the nut up.

Anyone have any tips?
 
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Are you pulling upwards as you turn the top of the bolt clockwise. The nut must be pulled tight to the plastic washer or it will just spin with the bolt.
 
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The first picture in the link you posted shows the order of the parts. I assumed you were calling the toggle a plastic washer.
 
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God I hate those diagrams. I saw the thing that’s put through the hole as the plastic washer but now I can see it’s the metal toggle.

Sh1t and bugg3r!!!

Thanks everyone :)
 
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The washer is usually rubber, certainly on all that I have fitted. And if you have altered its shape ,it may now not do its job ,depends on what you have cut off it.
 
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It was plastic. Quite thick plastic. I had to heat it in the oven and cut it to get it through the hole!! I’m hoping I can get it back, recover the toggles and try again if I can source some replacement washers otherwise it’s a whole new hinge kit I guess.
 
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Is the toggle in position ,above the nut,with the plastic washer above the toggle ?
 
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I know you're all on the edge of your seat waiting to know how it went! I ended up ditching the existing hinge set, buying a new one online and it was a doddle to fit!

Thanks everyone for your help - I reckon I'd have still been fighting with it today without your info :)
 
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