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Whats the easiest way to clean out my loop?

post #1 of 21
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Im running an xps rasa setup, but after about a year, my loop is now abit green.
I only used distilled water, but I seriously need to get off my ass and clean it out and hopefully put some coolant in it or something

Whats the best way to go about doing this?
post #2 of 21
water and lemon juice or vinegar, run that around for a bit, rinse with normal water, rinse again with distilled then fill her up.

Next time, use some PT nuke. ;-)

C
post #3 of 21
What Compuman said.
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post

water and lemon juice or vinegar, run that around for a bit, rinse with normal water, rinse again with distilled then fill her up.
Next time, use some PT nuke. ;-)
C

Im in aus, so no pt nuke here.
Could I buy one of these http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_160_301&products_id=19311 ?

The only thing is getting it in the res, since its only an xps rasa, i wouldnt be sure where to put it
post #5 of 21
That silver kill coil will work if you can get it into your loop. It does not specifically have to go in the reservoir, just in the loop somewhere. Just make sure it does not clog or block anything.
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That silver kill coil will work if you can get it into your loop. It does not specifically have to go in the reservoir, just in the loop somewhere. Just make sure it does not clog or block anything.
Right okay, when I get my new gfx, ill clean out the loop with some vinegar at a 2:1 water:vinegar ratio
post #7 of 21
You have to rinse twice, once with normal water and the second time with distilled. then you fill it up.

It works out a little cheaper that way rather than rinsing it purely with distilled water.

C
post #8 of 21
I don't know about in Australia, but distilled water is about $1 a gallon here. I flushed my 360 with it 3 times prior to assembly, ran it with distilled for a day, drained and then refilled with dH2O and still have some left. I'd rather just never introduce tap water into the system for piece of mind.
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I don't know about in Australia, but distilled water is about $1 a gallon here. I flushed my 360 with it 3 times prior to assembly, ran it with distilled for a day, drained and then refilled with dH2O and still have some left. I'd rather just never introduce tap water into the system for piece of mind.

It's more expensive in the UK, for proper distilled water I think it's about £5 a litre or something stupid. So it's cheaper to run normal water then rinse with distilled then fill it up again clean.

C

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post #10 of 21
this seems to be a decent replacement for PTNuke and with that kill coil installed in the hose like L3P did here you will be good.

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