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OK . .since WHT1986 posted his "wacky idea". . .ill throw mine out there. I have an old mini fridge lying around unused. I was thinking of mving it into my room and using it to help fuel my pepsi addition. But what if i took a 5ft lengh of tube from the out of my radiator, drilled a couple holes in one side of my fridge and coiled up the extra tubing in the freezer area, then chased it back out to my resevoir. The coolent has antifreeze so it shouldnt be a problem (plus the comp is usually on) and i have seen a decrease of a couple degrees simply from touching a frozen watter bottle to the line just coming out of the resevoir for a minute or so. If i have time ill M$ paint it up.

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Originally Posted by DanNEBTD
OK . .since WHT1986 posted his "wacky idea". . .ill throw mine out there. I have an old mini fridge lying around unused. I was thinking of mving it into my room and using it to help fuel my pepsi addition. But what if i took a 5ft lengh of tube from the out of my radiator, drilled a couple holes in one side of my fridge and coiled up the extra tubing in the freezer area, then chased it back out to my resevoir. The coolent has antifreeze so it shouldnt be a problem (plus the comp is usually on) and i have seen a decrease of a couple degrees simply from touching a frozen watter bottle to the line just coming out of the resevoir for a minute or so. If i have time ill M$ paint it up.

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It's been done and it doesn't work that well. We hear this idea at least 4 times a month Just save your time and feed that pepsi addiction...I want Pepsi now.
    
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really.. .well nvm then .. i rarley make it over to the WC threads lol
 
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post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by Snerp
It's been done and it doesn't work that well. We hear this idea at least 4 times a month Just save your time and feed that pepsi addiction...I want Pepsi now.
I've got a 2 liter of Pepsi sitting next to me.
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You can't do this either. It will burn out, simply.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac
I've got a 2 liter of Pepsi sitting next to me.
hehe . . before my GF i was drinking a twelve pack + a night while playing CS:S/COD . . good times
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DanNEBTD
really.. .well nvm then .. i rarley make it over to the WC threads lol
Yeah, the reason is that a fridge isn't designed to remove heat from a heat source, it's designed to keep the air inside it cold.

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I've got a 2 liter of Pepsi sitting next to me.
Ship it with the pizza you ship me.
    
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yeah but the water would be continuously moving and i dont think it would make that much of a difference (which is why im not saying put the resvoir in there). . . im only looking for a 3 degree drop or so lol . . .


(ok im just lookinig for a reason to keep my pepsi close to me)
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DanNEBTD
yeah but the water would be continuously moving and i dont think it would make that much of a difference (which is why im not saying put the resvoir in there). . . im only looking for a 3 degree drop or so lol . . .


(ok im just lookinig for a reason to keep my pepsi close to me)
It would do just about that, but it would make your fridge work harder than it should be and it would kill the compressor.

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yeah . .my gf just looke over my shoulder ond scolded me . .lol . . oh well . . the fridge is goin in the trash a/w so i might try it.

im running like 34 idle. . . 42 load so any improvement could help
 
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