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Coputting a glacier bay toilet together... istructions say to lower the tank onto bowl so that tapered end of gasket fits into the bowl... well there is no gasket, just a foam ring. Is that what I use and if so, there is no tapered end. Doesn''t sound right to me. Please help. ty

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The foam ring is the tank to bowl gasket.There should be a slightly rounded end and it does set on top of bowl.I use a small amount of silicone caulking on both side of gasket to make it eaiser to seal.Tighten tank to bowl bolts down carefully and evenly.Do not tighten anymore then just enough to seal.Thank you

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