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I was under the impression that MCT-5 was a non-conductive formula, and not a concentrate. By adding water of any kind to the mixture, you're pretty much negating the biggest benefit of running that particular coolant.
    
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Alrigh i will run Vinegar but i dont think you understand, I am using MCT-5 as my only liquid, there is no longer tapwater in my system, only MCT-5. I used tap water to test my loop a while ago.
    
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yes, sorry i wasn't clear, MCT-5 is the only liquid in my loop
    
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Alrigh i will run Vinegar but i dont think you understand, I am using MCT-5 as my only liquid, there is no longer tapwater in my system, only MCT-5. I used tap water to test my loop a while ago.
You already used the MCT-5?
    
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yup its in my loop right now, i noticed the corrosion while i was putting it together but i decided to ignore it because im stupid
    
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yup its in my loop right now, i noticed the corrosion while i was putting it together but i decided to ignore it because im stupid
ugh....that's no good man. Did you use the whole bottle of MCT-5? Is there enough left to refill the system? If not here's what I would do. Drain the liquid back into the bottle, pour it through a coffee filter. Clean out your system with the vinegar and get that taken care of then fill it back up and go crazy.
    
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alright thanks alot dude, will do.
    
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WOW...You must have some hard water...You might want to take your rad off and fill it with 10% white vinegar and 90% distilled water and let it sit over night then rinse with distilled water till you can't smell the vinegar any more...Shake the fire out of it several times to, just in case there's any scale built up in it....
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Dude, its not corrosion, its from my loop its like algea or some crap from the PC ICE. I cleaned that out the best I could, but there might of been some more in there that I missed. Just soak it in vinegar and hot water. And it should come clean, and you can take off the top of the Apogee if you want to scrub it with a brush.
    
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