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Sorry to highjack but is it recommended to rinse the rad/res out before install with distilled?
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Originally Posted by `br4dz- View Post
XSPC sells decent compression fittings for cheap, but most people swear by bitspower, though I've also heard people state that they prefer XSPC comp fittings to bitspower.

As for coolant, just get a gallon or two of distilled water at a local store for $1 a gallon, then buy an IandH Silver KillCoil, all you need. 1 gallon is enough to fill your loop twice, the second gallon is to flush out the radiator, though you could always just grab a third gallon for backup sake in case you need more to flush the rad.

Tubing, I use PrimoChill LRT 1/2" ID on 1/2" ID barbs, though I do use 2 compression fittings on my water block. Some people will say 7/16" on 1/2" barbs for a tight fit, but since you're going for compression fittings, it doesn't matter AT ALL, so long as you get the right size compression fittings for the tubing.
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Sorry to highjack but is it recommended to rinse the rad/res out before install with distilled?
yes, most of the time you will clear out flux from the rad
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Yep yep. Just the radiator. Due to manufacturing methods, some flux gets left inside of the radiator. What I like to do is to run regular tap water through it, shake it around, and then rinse it with distilled water to get all the impurities of tap water out. Same thing with that, fill and shake.
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Thanks for the tip guys!
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