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I haven't used this dye very long, and I gonna replace the tubing with colored ones instead.

But I want the old dye out before I install the new tubing.

I have done one drain of the system, and new non dyed liquid for a short while now. But it is still colored :/
post #2 of 6
Use boiling water and vinegar. Just make sure to rinse out the vinegar afterwords. Some people do a mixture between vinegar and water but you can go with pure vinegar and it will clean it out really well. Just will take a little longer to get the vinegar smell out.
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I think I gonna pull out most of the stuff I have, and fix some issues at the same time.

I have to relap the cpu block, so I can use a toothbrush to clean the inside of it, kinda gunky I think in there (old block which is second hand)

Thanks

This will take some time
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For the radiator I definitely would recommend just putting boiling water and vinegar and just shaking it around. Water will come out either the color of the dye or a greenish blue from the oxidizing copper.
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Can I use tap water for the rinse only?
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Can I use tap water for the rinse only?
Yes as long as you rinse it out again with distilled water before you put it back together. I would recommend just using boiling tap water because it's just easier and you won't have to buy 10 gallons of distilled. Just make sure to run some distilled water through it all before you put it back together.
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