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So when I press in 11.1mm ID into 13mm fittings I need to use alot of force, I'm worried the motherboard or a watetcooling part will break because of the force used.

Can I use little dishwashing lubricant to fit them slide easy on fittings?
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Yes you can, just make sure they are clamped on very good, I would not used barbed fittings with no tie wrap or clamp...
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Or try heating the tubing first with HOT water, beware hot water burns thumb.gif
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Or try heating the tubing first with HOT water, beware hot water burns thumb.gif

This works great. Remember to dip enough of the tube into the hot water to ensure that enough will easily slide over the barb to fit flushly against the fitting. It will tighten up when it cools down. I use a little distilled water in a pot on the stove with the computer sitting on the kitchen counter.
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