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I was asking Koolance tech about their quick disconnects because I'm trying to do some neat stuff with my incomming tech bench.



I was asking if they had a VL4N unit made to do a passthrough like they do with the VL3N unit... and this is when the tech responded to my question with the title quote:

Quote:
"We recommend using VL3N 1/2" x 3/4" fittings. VL4N's a lot larger and not really meant for PC use."
Anyone used VL4N's?
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Seems like the VL4N's are G3/8 threads for whatever reason. If I'm reading your plans correctly you want to screw a barb in to the male QDC thread, I don't that that's possible unless your barb is G3/8 or you get the VL3N.

Edit: if you are determined to do it with VL4Ns you can buy:
2x http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...roduct_id=1048
2x http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...roduct_id=1049
1x http://www.nauticexpo.com/prod/craft...49-243439.html (rofl)
Edited by Glancey - 7/26/11 at 9:09am
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I just wanted to do some sort of pass through. I was mostly confused by Koolance saying the VL4N isn't really for computer use. It sure is for sale on a lot of computer sites!
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I'm using both VL4N and VL3N in my system. VL4Ns are gigantic! And there is not that much flow difference in my system between VL4N and VL3N.

That's with I have now in my computer.



Go with VL3N.
    
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Whoa.

I'm looking at buying four of these and four of these and it's $109.41 shipped. That's way too much money.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
Whoa.

I'm looking at buying four of these and four of these and it's $109.41 shipped. That's way too much money.
This is where I penny pinch and use quick clamps instead.
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What are quick clamps?
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post #8 of 11
Quick release clamps, like the Irwin quick-grip.

Like so: http://www.overclock.net/attachments...g-img_0018.jpg

I undo the compression on the bottom gpu and stick a AA bat in the tube. Bat acts as a stopper, rest should be self explanatory.
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post #9 of 11
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Ohhh.

I'm going to for looks too. This is going to be on a Dimastech, the most beautiful tech station ever.

This model specifically:



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Ah... looks like you're gonna have to play the game, player.
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