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Delta Delta Renovation Kit - 600 Series Tub and Shower

Kits to update old 600 series Tub and Shower trim pieces in chrome, RB and SS. Includes the following RPs within the kit: RP17443 - lever handle; RP5883 - escutcheon; RP1050 - cap; RP5893 - sleeve; RP196 - escutcheon screws; RP20111 - conversion ball; RP4993 - seats & springs; RP188 - cam and packing.
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What bronze faucet for 4" threaded copper pipe?

I believe we have an old delta 6000 shower/tub combo. We ordered the 34357 but the threaded copper pipe sticks out 4". Can we make this work or do I need another faucet?
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Hi Steve, Thank you for your question. If you have a 1/2" copper pipe with a male threaded adapter sweated onto the pipe you can cut the adapter off of the copper pipe, sweat on the RP12307 tub spout adapter that comes with the RP34357 tub spout according to the instructions and install the tub spout. If you have a 4" long threaded pipe you will have to switch the pipe nipple out to a shorter length that will extend beyond the finished wall from 5/8" to 1-5/8" and screw on the RP12307 tub spout adapter and then the tub spout itself.
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Is it possible to change Delta antique gold shower head, tub spout, and two crystal ball H/C handles with newer ORB handles.

We built our house in 1987...using Delta shower/tub faucets. They are antique gold with a shower head, tub spout, and two crystal ball twist hot/cold handles. I am updating...but do not want to change custom tile. Is it possible to change out with newer Oil Rubbed Bronze fixtures using same plumbing infrastructure? Everything still works well. It looks like everything utilizes one handle now...but our handles are spread too far apart (8 inches) to accommodate a 4 inch escutcheon
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Hi JMc,

Thank you for your question. Based on your description, it sounds like you have a two handle tub shower configuration. We do offer a renovation plate to cover up the holes and convert your faucet to a single handle faucet when you change the valve. It is Delta Faucet model # RP29827RB. You will need to go into the wall to replace the valve but you not need to replace tiles.

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What do I need to change to an oil brushed bronze shower kit?

We have a 20 year old delta shower faucet with a push button diverter on the plate. To turn on the water, you have to lift up on the knob and then turn it for hot or cold. We want to replace it with an oil brushed bronze color, but I cannot find any replacements with a diverter on the plate. Can I change this out or not? If I can, what will I need? How difficult will it be because we don't have access behind the wall?
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Tennessee
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Hi James, Thank you for your question. To update your 600 series faucet to a rubbed bronze finish you can order the RP54870RB renovation kit. You will need to order the plug for the push button diverter RP2865 to plug off the push button diverter and a diverter tub spout in the RB venetian bronze finish. A shower head, shower arm , and shower flange in venetian bronze should complete the project.
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Coordinating parts?

I plan on purchasing the stainless version to replace an old 600 series trim. What tub spout and tub drain/overflow switch coordinate with this?
Also, It currently has a push button diverter that leaks a bit and part of the water flow is still coming out of the tub spout when the shower is turned on. Will plugging the existing push button diverter and using this kit with a new spout diverter fix these issues? The current set is at least 20 years old if not older. Thank you!
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Hi Jen, Thank you for your question. The plug for the push button diverter is the RP2865. The overflow plate is RP6403SS, screws RP6404SS, and the drain strainer is RP7430SS. We have several styles of tub spouts like the model RP17453SS, or the RP19820SS that will match the new trim.
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Does the Delta 600 Series Renovation or conversion kit come in antique brass?

We are trying to update our 600 series crystal knob tub/shower set without changing the wall hookup.
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Hi Peggy, Thank you for your question. The RP54870 renovation kit is not available in an antique brass finish. The kit is available in chrome, brilliance stainless(SS), and venetian bronze(RB) finishes.
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RP54870PB Polished Brass 600 series trim kit still being sold?

Is the above part still being sold? There was a previous question about purchasing this trim kit with a polished brass finish and the answer said to purchase the above part number. Unfortunately, you do not list this as an available finish with the RP54870 part. I could buy just a polished brass escutcheon, but would still need the sleeve and ball cam in polished brass. I would want a handle too, but would get by with using a new crystal ball.
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Hi Debbie, Thank you for your question. The RP54870PB is no longer available. The 600 Renovation kit is offered in chrome. venetian bronze, and brilliance stainless finishes.
You can still order the escutcheon RP5883PB, trim sleeve RP5893PB, cap RP50PB, and lever handle RP17443PB as individual items. If you are switching from the acrylic knob handle to a lever style you will also need the RP20111 conversion ball.
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answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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No idea of series but have pics.

This was installed in the 80's i'm guessing by the looks its a 600 but need confirmation before considering options..
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Hi Jim, Thank you for your question. Based on your photographs the faucet is a 600 series faucet.
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crystal ball set screw

I have a fifteen year old Delta shower body with push button diverter / its a bath tub installation. The crystal ball has broken. I am seeking a new crystal ball handle. I ordered two replacement knobs for the shower body, each supplier sent me a crystal ball with a straight set screw. The ball i seek to replace had a grey nylon insert which seated into the crystal ball. The set screw slid thru the ball ( and nylon) into the valve. The handles i ordered were different model balls and contained no nylon insert. Also the orientation of the handle wasn't quite the same as what i seek to replace. Can anyone tell me where i can get this old handle, screw and nylon?

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Hi Larry, Thank you for your question. If you must lift up on your knob to turn the faucet on, you will have a 600 series faucet. The acrylic knob handle for this model is the RP17451. This knob is available to order on deltafaucet.com.
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My 600 series shower head is leaking. Would this kit solve this problem? Is there a separate cartridge I would need to buy?

Is there a way to know if this is a shower valve assembly problem instead? My 600 series is the plastic knob type that pulls up and is about 20 years old.
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Hi Phil, Thank you for your question. The RP54870SS is a renovation kit for the 600 series tub/shower faucets that replaces the internal and external parts for the tub/shower control. This kit should stop a showerhead leak. Normally switching out the RP4993 seats and springs and cleaning the ball assembly will stop most leaks in a 600 series without the need for the renovation kit unless you want to update the look of your faucet trim.
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Use this kit to upgrade Delta 1600?

Can this reno kit be used on a Delta 1600 faucet that uses what appears to be an RP1991 cartridge? Can you replace the cartridge with the ball? If not what valve(s) are compatible w/ this reno kit, as there does not appear to be a trim upgrade in antique bronze for the 1600 faucet.
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asked 8 months ago
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Hi Bob, Thank you for your question. Currently there is not a renovation kit available for the 1600 series faucets, the 600 kit will not work. The trim sleeve and escutcheon are still available for the 1600, but only in the chrome finish.
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Yes or no: 1. can this be done without access from behind wall? 2. without removing tiles?

I need to replace a 600 series with push button diverter with new faucet and I know I need the plug for the hole where diverter was and I need a new tub spout with diverter.

I think I'm clear that replacing faucet and adding plug can be done without access from behind and no tile removal, but I'm not clear that new tub spout with diverter can be installed without access from behind and without tile removal. please clarify.
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Hi Junkmail,
Thank you for your question. If you are planning on installing RP54870 you should be able to do this without access from behind the wall or removing your tiles. Everything installs on the wall or through the front of the unit. You are correct that you will need to change to a spout with diverter.Installation of the tub spout may vary depending on how it was originally installed but you still can accomplish this from outside the wall. The part number of the plug for the push button diverter is RP2865.
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Deep escutcheon?

Can you tell me the measurements for the deep one (RP6019) and how to measure this? I have measured from the cut out to the fartest point of the escutcheon and it's about 1 inch.
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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP6019 is 1.81 inches at the deepest part. This is measured from the front side of the escutcheon to the back of the escutheon straight down.
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is this a Delta 600 series

I just want to replace the escutcheon, screws and knob. I'm not sure that I have a 600 series and whether it is the "deep" model. It certainly looks deep to me. I'm attaching photos.

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Thank you for your question. Based on the pictures, this is a 600 series faucet. We do offer a renovation kit for the 600 to upgrade the model. The kit includes everything but the showerhead, arm and flange. It also does not include a tub spout if needed. The model number is Delta Faucet model # RP58470 and is available in Chrome, Venetian Bronze, and Stainless Steel finishes.
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Handle rotation

With my current shower I must push the shower handle up to get the water to run and then twist it to change the temperature. If I use this conversion kit will I still need to pull the handle up to start the water flow or will I just twist the handle to start and stop the water flow like with other showers?
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Thank you for your question. Using Delta Faucet model # RP54870 will not change the way you operate the faucet. You will still need to push up the lever and then turn it to the left or right.
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I have what I think is a 600 series tub and shower w/push button diverter (from 1988), can I get an update kit to match the polished brass?

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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP54870PB is the update in Polished Brass for your 600 series tub and shower. You will need to also purchase model # RP2865 plug for your push button diverter. The kit will include everything but your showerhead, diverter tub spout, and your shower arm and flange. Those peices will need to be chosen separately.
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I bought 3 RP54870RB 600 series renotation kits, after installation the hot and cold water is backwards. Can I fix this?

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Thank you for your question. When upgrading with Delta Faucet RP54870RB if you already had a lever handle on your faucet, we recommend not using the conversion ball that is included with the new kit.

If you had a crystal ball and have now switched to a lever handlel using the conversion ball included with your kit, your hot and cold may not be switched. The lever handle turns so that the top of the handle points to the temperature of the water. When the hot water is on, the bottom of the lever will be pointing to the right. When the cold water is on, the bottom of the lever will be pointing to the left.
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Does the renovation kit work with the 600 series shower faucet that came with a metal handle?

I believe that my shower faucet has the RP70 stainless ball in the valve and not the RP212 that the kit references. Is the RP20111 a replacement or upgrade for the RP70? I am pretty sure the valve body is the same.

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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP54870 will work with the metal handle.
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I would like to get the renovation kit for the 600 series tub and shower, but what tub spout will fit into the existing piping?

The tub spout I have screws on to a male coupling. Are there any delta tub spouts that will go with the 600 series renovation kit in the bronze color? The piping sticks out about 1.5 inches from the wall.
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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP54870RB does not include the showerhead, tub spout or shower arm and flange in the rennovation kit. We offer a few tub spouts in the Venetian Bronze finish that can be threaded onto a pipe. Here is a list of the model numbers: RP43161RB, RP42915RB, RP34357RB, RP51303RB, RP52148RB, RP53419RB, RP61269RB, and RP72565RB.
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Is this kit available in Oil Rubbed Bronze? If not, how do I get the shower head, pipe and down spout to match.

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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP54870RB is the Venetian Bronze finish. It will most closely match the Oil Rubbed Bronze finish. You then will need to pick out a showerhead, tub spout, and showerarm and flange with model numbers that contain RB on the end so it will all match.
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Do you have to take a part the wall to make this conversion from a push button diverter to spout diverter? It is unclear in your answer above.

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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # RP54870SS is a renovation kit for the 600 series. If you do have a diverter on your escutcheon plate, you will also need to purchase the RP2865 push button diverter plug and then pick a tub spout that has a diverter included on it.

To use this part, you will need to make sure the water is off. After installing the ball assembly, you will need to insert this plug into the hole where the push button diverter was so it will be plugged up.
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