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bath tub ,use shower head, fill rad, shake, rinse, repeat, 15mins, done
    
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Originally Posted by celwin;15471691 
Even faster than boiling water is rubbing alcohol. Put in there let it stay for like 15 mins. shake then flush with distilled water. Done that in the past when flushing my radiators and it cleaned the rad faster than the boiling distilled water method

Never use alcohol if you plan on using acrylic in your loop. Even small amounts can destroy acrylic.
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Originally Posted by DirektEffekt;15469635 
Well, I just found this, so if Martin recommends it I don't think it could be too bad an idea tongue.gifhttp://martinsliquidlab.org/2011/02/26/flushing-your-block-rads-clean/

You can clean it how ever you like. But I think Martin is right and thats how I always do it
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You can also dissolve some Salt in the mixture. salt is a catalyst, and will help clean the oxidation faster
Salt huh ????
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I think I will be sticking with Martin's close to 0 manual labor method tongue.gif I hated rinsing my last RX360 and I'm not going to stand there shaking it for 2 hours again!
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post #15 of 15
Boil water. Add vinegar. (make sure it's a 10% vinegar solution, or 9 parts water to 1 part vinegar) Wear gloves so you don't burn your hands. Fill rad with solution and cap off. Shake vigorously for 60 seconds and let stand for a minute or two. Drain and repeat. Flush with hot tap water. Fill with boiled distilled water and shake for a final rinse.
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