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post #1 of 14
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Hey guys.

I need some help with making a drain line.
Was thinking to make a T junction with the following pieces:

Stop Plug
T Fitting


I will connect them at this way:
tfitting.jpg


I will use a Rasa RS360 Kit's pump, will this addition be too much for the pump if i also plan to add 1 GPU to the loop?


Thanks.
post #2 of 14
as for it being too much i don't know enough about the pump but you'll need one of these to connect that plug to a normal barb
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the pump will push two blocks ez
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by somebadlemonade;15392735 
as for it being too much i don't know enough about the pump but you'll need one of these to connect that plug to a normal barb

Thanks.
Added that to my cart.

+rep for both of you guys =)
post #5 of 14
Look into a three way valve...when you want to drain just attach some hose to the barb and open the valve.
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm;15393164 
Look into a three way valve...when you want to drain just attach some hose to the barb and open the valve.

I don't mind the extra tube in my case.
Also, the valve cost more, isn't it ?
post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by Beens17 View Post
I don't mind the extra tube in my case.
Also, the valve cost more, isn't it ?
Depends on what kind of T you are using...my three way ball valve was about $8 or so, though. So yeah a little more.

But the real nice thing about it is that I can slide on a long length of hose and not drain the loop next to my hardware. Plus I have the valve right after my pump so I can drain under power. Helps get more coolant out wich is nice if I am tearing it apart. Then I will have a few drops comping out of radiators rather than haveing it pour out.

grand scheme doesn't matter...just easier and less mess, but not a big deal if you are carefull
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post #8 of 14
Your way will work just fine. Another way that I do it is to use a Y splitter straight from my pump.

One of these T connectors will also work.

What I will do next for my drain line will to get rid of the T connector alltogeather, and put male/female quick disconnects on the hose, then get another quick disconnecter to put on a tube outside of the case, so I can just plug it up to drain and not worry about the extra tubing inside my case. (two of these, and one of these)
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
Then I will have a few drops coming out of radiators rather than haveing it pour out.
I have this problem more and more as I get older
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post #10 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Los Hog;15394193 
I have this problem more and more as I get older biggrin.gif

Hehe ^_^
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