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Install of EK-DCP 4.0, 90 degrees tilted?

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Hi!
I have a quite tight chassi in which I am planing to install an EK-DCP 4.0 pump. My question is: will the pump function even when tilted 90 degrees, that is when it is lying on one or either side which is not produced as the bottom?

I do see that this could or would exceed the warranty, but would it be possible for the pump to work this way as standard?

Thankful for answers // Rasmus

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post #2 of 4
That'll be fine. They say it's upside down that'll cause problems, ie; pump inlet fighting gravity. 90 deg isn't going to change the mechanics of the pump once the loop is full.

I had a pair of D5's running upside down for about a year without issue - they were fed by another pump though so minimal stress.
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That is a strong pump. Even upside down should be no biggy for it. I used it in a previous setup, it ran nicely, but then sold it and went for bigger one
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post #4 of 4
Yeah, those pumps (they are actually Jingway rebrands) are pretty good. They will work well in any orientation, even upside down.

If you were going to mount it upside down then so long as the water level in the res was higher than the inlet it would work fine.
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