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I'm considering looping 2 tubes to the back of my casing. Due to tight clearance I'm thinking of using smaller diameter tube. My normal diameter is 3/4" OD 1/2" ID. Would there be any adverse effect by sizing done one size for just those 2 tubes?
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Itll be fine. Its not gonna constrict the flow any more than the holes in your block. The difference will be negligible if any. I think its a smart idea.

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The tubing that'd be smaller would be outlet from the pump to a rad. I'd imagine the smaller tubing would create a little more pressure/flow just like what'd happen when you pinched a pipe.
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Your block(s) have tiny tiny channels in them. It makes no difference. The pressure in the loop equalizes. Doesn't matter what orientation. Same goes for temperatures. Tube it anyway you want. Won't matter.
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post #5 of 5
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Nice. I will just avoid 90 degree fitting and go with whatever loop order that is most aesthetically pleasing.
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