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I have a 12v dc brushless pump (dc12-400) that I'd like to mount upside down.

As it stands the inlet goes in the side and outlet out the top. I'd like it to exit the bottom of the pump.

Will this be an issue?
    
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Inlet pointing down is the only direction that you should avoid, everything else works fine.
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Only way that I can think of doing it safely if have it set up inlet upwards. have the whole loop set up. turn it on then twist it around or something? You can mount pumps any way it is just the initial filling of the loop that would be tricky with it not being gravity fed. Dont want to run pump without water.

Hey you could fill the loop with the case upside down! Then flip it around when its done. That what I would do at least.
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Only way that I can think of doing it safely if have it set up inlet upwards. have the whole loop set up. turn it on then twist it around or something? You can mount pumps any way it is just the initial filling of the loop that would be tricky with it not being gravity fed. Dont want to run pump without water.

Hey you could fill the loop with the case upside down! Then flip it around when its done. That what I would do at least.

It will still be gravity fed. The reservoir will be in the 5.25" bay above the pump
    
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Go for it.
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