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Hi,

I have a dual bay res/pump combo midway in the case and a top mounted radiator (in HAF X).

When I redo my loop and during leak testing I will lay my system down on it's side a couple of times to help get trapped air out of the rad and run it for a while rolled up onto its back so the res windows face up during initial bleeding.

I find the air will collect fine in my first res and I top up as needed during a 3 to 4 hour initial leak test.
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post #12 of 16
I bleed mine with the pump off tilting the case around till I see the big bubbles moving in to the res then run the pump alittle move (Like five mins) and redo till no more big bubbles
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by DevilDriver View Post
I have a micro res and I don't have an issue with water coming back out as I cycle the system on and off as I fill it, and it is mounted on the pump at lowest point in loop.
Maybe its the way my rads are set up?
How about a picture and/or sketch?
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Originally Posted by JDługosz View Post
How about a picture and/or sketch?
These are the best pic's I have

http://www.overclock.net/15495121-post14740.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DevilDriver View Post
These are the best pic's I have

http://www.overclock.net/15495121-post14740.html
That's what I had in mind, too.

I think I see the reason here. Both connectors to the loop are below the surface of the water. The water can't fall out of the radiator and other tubes unless air gets in, too.

To drain, you need to open the drain port and let air in from the top, too.

Thanks.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JDługosz View Post
That's what I had in mind, too.

I think I see the reason here. Both connectors to the loop are below the surface of the water. The water can't fall out of the radiator and other tubes unless air gets in, too.

To drain, you need to open the drain port and let air in from the top, too.

Thanks.
This is exactly the reason... You can pretty much put them at any height....

Just give the RAD a good shake as you fill up the loop to get rid of as many bubbles/trapped air as possible...
 
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