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Old 12-01-2020, 07:33 PM   #1
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Toilet upgrade?

Has anyone replaced their original toilet? What did you go with and how do you like it?
I have a 1999 Affinity and the toilet is a pain in the ass! Toilet paper cross and a sprayer arenít cutting it.
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If you have a 510, keep it, parts are still available. What is being pushed by Thedford is the 310, No parts are available for it and if it breaks other than the bowl seal, you have to replace the entire toilet
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Consider putting in a porcelin ADA height toilet. Your body will thank you.
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I thought about replacing our CCI original Porcelain Microphor Electric Toilet for a bit.

Then I spent $400 to source parts and a DIY rebuild.

If you have one, keep it.

Install a sprayer or bidet attachment if needed.
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We have a Sealand 510. Over the years we have replaced the valve, the seals and the lid, all of the parts were inexpensive. It still works and looks like new.
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Has anyone replaced their original toilet? What did you go with and how do you like it?
I have a 1999 Affinity and the toilet is a pain in the ass! Toilet paper cross and a sprayer arenít cutting it.
I replaced the Electric toilet with a Dometic 320.
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Has anyone replaced their original toilet? What did you go with and how do you like it?
I have a 1999 Affinity and the toilet is a pain in the ass! Toilet paper cross and a sprayer arenít cutting it.


It is a Microphor LF-220. The main problem is the hole/flapper is at the rear of the bowl and the bowl is very shallow. Also, the pipe makes a few slight angles before dropping into the black tank. A large deposit doesnít move easily and can get stuck, clogging up the pipe. Takes a lot of water to resolve this.
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I replaced the Electric toilet with a Dometic 320.


Are you happy with the 320?
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We have a Sealand 510. Over the years we have replaced the valve, the seals and the lid, all of the parts were inexpensive. It still works and looks like new.


I notice that dometic makes a 510 which looks the same. Do you have or need a sprayer with this one?

Iím looking at the Thetford Aqua Magic Style Plus as well.
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I notice that dometic makes a 510 which looks the same. Do you have or need a sprayer with this one?

Iím looking at the Thetford Aqua Magic Style Plus as well.
Our 510 isn't provided with pressured water, it doesn't flush like how a home style toilet does with gravity or pressured water; and it doesn't come with a sprayer. But I looked at it before, a sprayer could have been T'ed on the side of it to the water hose before entering the valve, an easy thing to do, but I didn't bother with it, a water scoop worked .
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If you read the reviews on the Dometic 320, people are complaining about no replacement parts....you replace the toilet. I guess the next best would be the Thetford Style II, but it has a sorry seat.

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Replaced with a Dometic 320. Love the height and porcelain bowl shape. Had to replace the water valve recently. Hard to find parts but dug hard enough and moble rv repair got it and replaced it. Would have been easy DIY except for my handicap.
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I heard that you can get a replacement toilet from Dometic if your 3xx series breaks because there are no parts for them,
I'd rather keep fixing my 510 than to replace a toilet. In 20 years, I have replaced the valve twice because the return spring broke.
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I heard that you can get a replacement toilet from Dometic if your 3xx series breaks because there are no parts for them,
I'd rather keep fixing my 510 than to replace a toilet. In 20 years, I have replaced the valve twice because the return spring broke.
You are talking about the return spring... I recently noticed that it became weak, sometimes we have to lift the handle a little to make the ball back to the position so to keep the water standing in the bowl. Time to get a replacement.
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