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Ok, at this point, I hate to say it, but you are either going to have to move the closing back to afterhours, which is not really that big a deal, or somehow squeeze in a walkthrough prior to the closing already set.
I completely agree with you that you don't want to close without doing a final walk through as the seller could have done anything...taken appliances, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, there could be a flood, etc. So you can simply tell them that the closing needs to be backed up a few hours so you can do the walk though or it will have to be backed up a day so you can do a walkthrough tomorrow sometime..
As an aside, I used to be a closing attorney for 4 different lenders and this wasn't really an uncommon occurrence to back up a closing for a few hours as long as it was the same date. It is more trouble if it gets backed up a whole day as the docs have to be amended and any interest recalculated on a payoff and other items as they are calculated based on a specific closing date. But it can be done as they just plug a new date into the closing program and it recalculates everything and they print out new closing docs.