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Unless you are stocking up on Tubing, you won't need 40ft.
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Yeah I just caught that a minute ago. I was planning to order 2 though just to have extra.
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The T-adapter I had selected isn't in stock right now. Will this http://www.frozencpu.com/products/5501/ex-tub-138/Danger_Den_Delrin_T-Fitting.html work just as well?
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Sure it will work
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post #15 of 17
Aren't you forgetting barbs?
The rest is looking good.

When I did my loop, I leaktested the setup outside of my pc. Then drained it, installed it and leaktested again with a seperate PSU.

/NwP
Edited by NorthWoodPecker - 12/16/11 at 5:44am
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post #16 of 17
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The barbs were all added as sub options for each individual part on frozencpu in the picture.

I placed the order that day and wasn't expecting my parts until Monday but apparently Fedex pushed up the delivery date and I received almost everything today. I wasn't really planning to do anything with the aesthetic aspect and ended up ordering black tubing and metal worm drive hose clamps. Now that I've spent the time putting it together and seeing it more, I kind of wish I would have ordered some better looking materials. I guess it doesn't matter much in the end though since I have no side window on my case.

Right now the case is just going through leak testing. So far its been running about 2 hours with no problems. I left everything hooked up, removed my graphics card], and then used a secondary power supply to power only the pump.

The build part was a little more interesting. For the most part everything went together well except that when I first started putting hose on I must have spent 20 or 30 minutes fighting a losing battle. I ordered 2 10ft sets of black 7/16 ID 5/8 OD primoflex. The first one that I opened left me wondering what the hell I'd gotten myself into. After about 30 minutes of struggling and not getting a single hose on I decided to check out the other tube...

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The one on the left works just fine...
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Looks like you got two types of hose.
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