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post #1 of 5
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From reading some other threads it seems the ideal bleeding method would be to simply let it run and work out the bubbles by themselves.

I just hooked up my MCP655 and am leak testing the loop.

It's been running flawlessly for about 30 minutes or so making all sorts of crazy noises but I'm sure that's the air in the loop and I'm very happy with that. My external radiator is making this constant "dripping" noise, it's a higher pitched leaking noise. Very tough to describe lol, is this simply the air running through it?

Take a look at the loop;






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This "dripping" noise is nothing uncommon and nothing to be worried about. As for bleeding, rocking the case in different directions may speed up the process, but I just let my pump run for a good while, usually while I'm leak testing anyways.

Btw, nice looking build you got there.
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lol every time i see a water loop it make me thirsty.
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I have a similar setup, 360 on top, 240 on back, the dripping sound inside is normal, so no.. It's not a leak

I am using a koolance quick disconnect bracket, so it's easier for me to remove and tilt it 45degrees and let the air ride to one side, then back up purging it back into the tube going out from the res...

I love your sleeving !!!!
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Thanks for the replies, glad you guys like the rig haha.

Put a lot of work into it but it still isn't done, wasn't to happy with the tubing job at the bottom by the reservoir (everything is wiggling out of place) so I'm going to make an all metal loop down there, (all fittings such as extenders and what not).

This will help the reservoir sit in one spot and look pretty mean!

Still gotta' do the 24 pin sleeve but ran out of red and white sleeving (did a lot on my other build). I ordered a 24 pin from psycho sleeve so I'll post some pics when that comes in.

After a 12 hour leak test all is well and the leaking sound from the radiator is gone as well as the loud noises from the pump.

It's super quiet!
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