Who Made This Toilet?

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  1. Oct 3, 2013 #1

    BTJustice

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    I recently replaced all of the internals in my toilet's tank with:

    400AKR Complete Toilet Tank Repair Kit - Toilet Flush Valve, Toilet Flapper, Toilet Fill Valve & Toilet Tank Lever

    The fill valve made a whistling sound when the tank was filling so I contacted Fluidmaster and they replaced the fill valve with this one for free and had me send back the whistling one from the above kit:

    400ARHR PerforMAX High Performance Toilet Tank Fill Valve

    Anyway this was my first time doing this and I am happy with the results. Thsi old toilet has always worked well and I am glad I have it instead of a HET. Yet I have no idea who made it. When I had the tank off, I tried to find a label or stamp on who made my toilet. There is nothing I can find anywhere on it other than inside the tank.

    There is a stamp that says 1 JAN 7 1986 and there is another one that says 56. In the bottom of the tank near the bolt at 4 o'clock, there is a number molded that says 589.

    The tank lever is a Fluidmaster replacement (not the one from the above kit) and the seat is a Bemis Whisper Close.

    I took the time to search the Internet for a few hours trying to figure out who made this and what the model is without luck other than finding this forum.

    Here are some pictures:

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    johnjh2o

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    That is an old Kohler toilet.
     
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    The toilet you have is no longer made. All the new ones are 1.6 or 1.28 gallon flush.
     
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    I know that. The link I gave shows older toilets, but it doesn't show mine if it is a Kohler. I am still digging online for a picture of it.
     

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