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I would clean it out as best you can, then fill the bearing area where water would normally fill to lubricate it with JetDry or dishsoap, then put it back together. Then fill your loop with distilled water. It should keep it lubricated well, as well as act as a surfactant for your loop as it's worked into the rest of the system. It will also clean up any remaining materials that may still be deposited.
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The funny thing is that when I tried to run one of them again, using the makeshift reservoir, the PSU blew up. I powered it up first to check if it was working, then I shut it down, plugged the D5 and turned it on, that's when it died.

Now I don't know if it just died because it was 11 y.o. (one of its fans was not working any more), or because of the D5 thinking.gif
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The funny thing is that when I tried to run one of them again, using the makeshift reservoir, the PSU blew up. I powered it up first to check if it was working, then I shut it down, plugged the D5 and turned it on, that's when it died.

Now I don't know if it just died because it was 11 y.o. (one of its fans was not working any more), or because of the D5 thinking.gif

Order a really cheap PSU to test. You can get a really weak one for like 20$
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I have another one lying around, or I'll ask a friend. But it's way too suspicious smile.gif
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