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Hope this works for ya dude. Im doing my first loop next week. Ive heard that the "best" way to make sure the barbs/fittings are tight enough is to hand tighten them and then do a 1/4 turn with a wrench or pliers.
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post #22 of 38
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Hope this works for ya dude. Im doing my first loop next week. Ive heard that the "best" way to make sure the barbs/fittings are tight enough is to hand tighten them and then do a 1/4 turn with a wrench or pliers.
That's what I ended up doing on my last hoorah effort that seems to have worked to this point.

http://i.imgur.com/8ta1b.jpg <---final product.
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That's what I ended up doing on my last hoorah effort that seems to have worked to this point.

http://i.imgur.com/8ta1b.jpg <---final product.
Have you got a push/pull setup in there? Looks like you have.
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post #24 of 38
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Have you got a push/pull setup in there? Looks like you have.
Damned if I know. I don't think so though. Just have those 3 fans that came with the kit. I just attached them in the only way they would fit. I didn't know what to do with those silver grill things so I just slapped them on. It's how I roll.
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Damned if I know. I don't think so though. Just have those 3 fans that came with the kit. I just attached them in the only way they would fit. I didn't know what to do with those silver grill things so I just slapped them on. It's how I roll.
The silver fan grills are used to prevent random things from getting stuck in the fans.

If your fans are pushing air through the rad, they are push
If they are pulling air through thr rad, they are pull

If you had six fans it is called push/pull
post #26 of 38
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Damned if I know. I don't think so though. Just have those 3 fans that came with the kit. I just attached them in the only way they would fit. I didn't know what to do with those silver grill things so I just slapped them on. It's how I roll.

It' looks like your fans are pulling air into your case.
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post #27 of 38
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It' looks like your fans are pulling air into your case.
That's good, because I think that's what I intended. I knew I had a 50-50 shot
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post #28 of 38
In a HAF 932, I think your better with fans in push, since the case usually ha lots of air feed from the side and front fans.
     
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post #29 of 38
I would have the fans pushing air out as heat rises and i would think just helps general air flow. As for push/pull, the HAF932 has enough room at the top for 3 fans-rx240 rad-3 fans, wheras if you're only using three fans and the rad there doesnt seem alot of room left??
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post #30 of 38
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I usually keep my apartment pretty cool (68), and I live in a cold climate (Boston during the school year), so I thought it made sense to pull air from the outside. Maybe I'm wrong.

Does it make a huge difference either way?
Edited by Cwolfer - 8/12/11 at 10:05am
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