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Poll Results: Which one looks the best?

 
  • 91% (31)
    UV tubing
  • 5% (2)
    UV coolant
  • 2% (1)
    UV tubing + UV coolant
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post #11 of 21
Thread Starter 
What about colored coolant with anti-corrosion and anti-microbial additives?
post #12 of 21
UV tubing. Always UV tubing.

Distilled water, and only distilled water, always.
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post #13 of 21
I'd agree with you that (at least to begin with) uv dyed water with clear tubing looks best. But, I have seen for many years the horrors brought on by using those dyes. Gunk build up in the blocks, & stained parts. Not worth it man, stick with distilled & a kill coil. If you want to add anything, only use an antimicrobial like ptnuke.
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post #14 of 21
Thread Starter 
UV tubing with anti-microbial coating + distilled H2O + kill coil it is then
post #15 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by kiwiasian;13341891 
Is there any reason to avoid premade coolants?
I thought they were specially designed to prevent corrosion and damage?

That's marketing spiel for the most part, they're generally regarded as crap by anyone who has real experience with them.
 
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post #16 of 21
clear liquid coolant won't clog ur blocks, but once you get into colored ones the gunking begins
 
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post #17 of 21
Yeah, UV Dye is a gunker alright.
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post #18 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by jNSK;13344652 
Yeah, UV Dye is a gunker alright.

That would be dye in general since it's usually heavier than water.
 
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post #19 of 21
I'm going to say Non UV tubes with some UV anti kink coils.
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post #20 of 21
Thread Starter 
So...is non-UV premade coolant equally as good/bad as distilled water + additives?
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