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Hi, I'm new to water cooling, but I've done a couple of hours of research and already have most of the gear I need for my loop.

My question now is, how do you mount a 95 or a 45 degree so that it faces the right way?

With normal fittings it's easy, just tighten it as much as you can (finger tight fittings) but if you do that with a 95 or 45 fitting, it probably wont be facing the right way.

I'm trying to get it to point towards the rear top of the case from the CPU block btw. 3/8ID 5/8OD fitting is what I'm using. .
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Hi, I'm new to water cooling, but I've done a couple of hours of research and already have most of the gear I need for my loop.

My question now is, how do you mount a 95 or a 45 degree so that it faces the right way?

With normal fittings it's easy, just tighten it as much as you can (finger tight fittings) but if you do that with a 95 or 45 fitting, it probably wont be facing the right way.

I'm trying to get it to point towards the rear top of the case from the CPU block btw. 3/8ID 5/8OD fitting is what I'm using. .


I use rotatory fittings for those. You could just use some plumbers tape, and put on a new O-ring, then tighten it to whatever angle, and it should be watertight even if it's not all the way tightened.
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Oh I see, so a single rotary fitting is just like a normal fitting, only the angled bit rotates 360degrees?
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Oh I see, so a single rotary fitting is just like a normal fitting, only the angled bit rotates 360degrees?

Correct! Just a little tip, find an O-Ring you find aesthetically pleasing, then do an ASSLOAD of research about that one online. Just google searches and stuff like that. Read reviews, etc.

Most of them work just fine, but some have a really bad habit of leaking, which can be bad for obvious reasons. tongue.gif
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I've got my eye on a bitspower fitting (all my my normal fittings are bitspower)

I got all of mine off a mate, and bitspower is all he uses and he loves them, so much that's he's just gone and bought $400 more of them, ontop of what he already has. tongue.gif
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