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post #1 of 14
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Greetings again.

Per my Build Log HERE

I am trying to figure out if I can mount the - Aqualis reservoir

Onto the MCP35X2. If so, how?

OK, one more thing I want to know.

I have this case (This is just an example).



And I am planning on mounting a 240 rad in the same location as the picture above.

I want to mount the pump onto that rad (on the fans), so I bought these adapters HERE

If I CANNOT mount the res on top of this pump.

Where Can I mount the res? If you look at the case, it seems feasible to mount to the back with something.

Keep in mind that I have never done a build before, so anything is helpful. Thank you!
Edited by ballnuts - 10/25/12 at 12:17am
post #2 of 14
You won't be able to mount it directly to the pump top. You would have to just use a male to male connector to connect them.
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post #3 of 14
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Is it possible at all to run the pumps in series while connected to the res? Maybe I'll just make it easy on myself and go with the D5's.
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post #5 of 14
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What is the advantage of that over what I am getting?
post #6 of 14
Its cheaper and looks better.
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post #7 of 14
You need an adapter like this:

http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p13892_Aquacomputer-pump-adaptor-for-DDC-pumps--compatible-with-aqualis--G1-4.html

Then you can fit that res you linked to, to the pump.

The aqualis res is a pretty amazing piece - huge and solid and beautiful. The glass walls really look amazing. Very happy I got mine, but I have the standalone - not the one that mates to a pump top.

Here is the line from your linked page: The aqualis base for pump adaptors have connection flanges at the underside and can only be used with a suitable aqua computer pump adaptor! Optionally up to two lighting modules can be installed in two G1/4" threads (lighting modules not included).

j
post #8 of 14
Whoops, just realized your pump was the x2. No res on top of that. Fuganater is correct, you need a res like this: http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p13778_Aquacomputer-aqualis-XT-with-fill-level-measurement-and-lighting-option--G1-4.html if you like the aqualis particularly and run tubes. The res comes with the bracket to mount it to the side of your case.

j
Edited by schnellschnell - 10/25/12 at 12:23pm
post #9 of 14
This is one of the most active forums out there. I like it here. Don't expect rep for your project. I don't get much from that. All mine comes from actually helping people with WC stuff.
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post #10 of 14
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OK cool. I've been a bit frustrated with this build, guess it's starting to show.
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