Question MK2 Din Conversion

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Typical torque readings for yoke and din inlets are 18-20 ft*lbs...


You are not suggesting the torque is 230 and 150 FOOT Pounds??? This will likely ruin your reg. May be INCH POUNDS!

The real torque setting for inlet fittings is typically 18 to may be 20 FOOT POUNDS! The center screw retainer is way less to allow its removal without removing the inlet fitting all together. I want to say 10-15 INCH POUNDS....

100% mistype. inch lbs. Straight from my reg manual it says;

"DIN housing must be torqued to 230 inch pounds. DIN retainer torqued to 150 inch pounds."

edited original post, please note that my experience and the above excerpt is from a different regulator.
 

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100% mistype. inch lbs. Straight from my reg manual it says;

"DIN housing must be torqued to 230 inch pounds. DIN retainer torqued to 150 inch pounds."

edited original post, please note that my experience and the above excerpt is from a different regulator.
All, this is another reason to ensure you have the factory service manual before you start working on these things.... All it takes is one small mistake and you've ruined your regulator...
 
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All, this is another reason to ensure you have the factory service manual before you start working on these things.... All it takes is one small mistake and you've ruined your regulator...

I 100% agree.... but anyone that's started working on regs has bought the tools, done enough research, probably (hopefully) taken a class. They would know that it was just a typo or miscommunication. We're only dealing with inch lbs, not ft lbs.

No one should be taking guidance from an online thread... we're just a bunch of dudes sitting around bs'ing... I think everyone knew what I meant to say is all.
 

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I converted most of my MKII's. Even the original model :wink:.
The Taiwan copy will fit modern units just fine.
One thing with the newer MKII....Scubapro makes it reeeallly difficult to use normal garage tools. The yoke nut is shallow and is very hard to get a wrench on it. I picked my sets second hand very cheap...and all were seized pretty good.
But, judging by the OP's post, he has dealt with that already.
 
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