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How do we know from looking at pictures on line which seat will fit our toilet? Numbers we see in the tank in ink are E1563, I 500. Numbers we see compressed in to the actual porcelain are PF 3112-E 1.6gpf/6 . Thank you.

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Just arrived in winter home last night so just discovered 2 seats need to be replaced. Brackets holding seats in place were probably cracked last visit 9 months ago. Condo is 10 years old so they would have gone on the toilets then, I assume.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Would a picture help you? Can we send pictures here?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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You can't go by pictures. You have to refer to seat dimensions. Generally you're much better off getting a seat from Home Depot or Lowes. Better yet a plumbing supply house. Measure the top of the bowl at the widest point and the distance from the bolt holes to the furthest point on the front edge

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