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Never mind, EK support and some closer examination led to me be able to remove those screws as well. Takes a Torx T8 bit, those DDC screws have a Torx threading further inside past the more standard threading that the vibration dampeners thread into. Having said that, these screws hold the pump together so customers should not really be taking it apart anyway, and the vibration dampening screws are mostly going to be under the case/panel that this is drilled into place on. If one does not wish to drill, then a UNI mount makes sense or else just cutting down the DDC screws till they are in-line with the pump bottom and using double sided tape.

Ah yeah, that smaller size torx bit, took me a while to figure out as well when I had to move the top from my old broken pump to the replacement. All the others from EK looks the same but are just a tad bit to large (And after a bit you tend to have a LOT of them). Once you figure that out though it's smooth sailing.
post #12 of 28
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1) I want to know that myself, I could only remove the vibration dampening screws myself.

2) No need for a heatsink. This draws less than 6W max, and PWM control means less waste of energy provided as heat.

3) Working on mine.

4) Yes, without PWM signal this runs at full speed.

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Never mind, EK support and some closer examination led to me be able to remove those screws as well. Takes a Torx T8 bit, those DDC screws have a Torx threading further inside past the more standard threading that the vibration dampeners thread into. Having said that, these screws hold the pump together so customers should not really be taking it apart anyway, and the vibration dampening screws are mostly going to be under the case/panel that this is drilled into place on. If one does not wish to drill, then a UNI mount makes sense or else just cutting down the DDC screws till they are in-line with the pump bottom and using double sided tape.

Thanks man, I knew I could count on you! thumb.gif

So the feet themselves can't be removed, just the vibration dampeners, then what is the total height without the dampeners? I'm trying to fit this underneath an MMRS on the vertical stand which only has about 42mm space.
 
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post #13 of 28
41.39 mm biggrin.gif

So yeah, it's going to be close and basically impossible once you have a fitting for the inlet. It's 35.68 mm from the top to the body bottom where the screws are not present, and 51.10 mm with the rubber dampening screws added. I also made an error in my earlier post- the rubber dampening screws are going to be on top on the case tongue.gif
post #14 of 28
It's Allen Key 2mm. Varun didn't ate his spinach today:D
    
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post #15 of 28
Hey mine didn't fit 2 mm Allen keys either, I tried it too. Torx T8 or nothing biggrin.gif
post #16 of 28
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Hey mine didn't fit 2 mm Allen keys either, I tried it too. Torx T8 or nothing biggrin.gif

I had some issues at first with the 2mm, felt like it was slipping, but with some patience it worked and I got the top both off and on again.
post #17 of 28
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41.39 mm biggrin.gif

So yeah, it's going to be close and basically impossible once you have a fitting for the inlet. It's 35.68 mm from the top to the body bottom where the screws are not present, and 51.10 mm with the rubber dampening screws added. I also made an error in my earlier post- the rubber dampening screws are going to be on top on the case tongue.gif

Holy cow thats going to be tight! I'm using an FDP on the bottom so it has a recessed port and I was thinking I could use a m-m connector to the pump. Are the bottom screws recessed into the feet at all, is there even a mm I could sand off the bottom of the feet without messing up the screw heads?
 
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post #18 of 28
Afraid not, I have more pics in the review that just went up earlier today.
post #19 of 28
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Afraid not, I have more pics in the review that just went up earlier today.

Dang, but thanks, omw there now...

EDIT: Great review, and based off of it I know exactly what I can do now to shorten the height by 3-4mm without disassembling the unit. It just seems this pump is crying out for my new loop!
Edited by Radnad - 6/30/16 at 9:55pm
 
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post #20 of 28
Well, don't just tease us like that biggrin.gif
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