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Hey guys, couldn't find any info on this so I thought maybe you guys might know.

I have the Cuplex Kryos HF and I just took my loop apart for cleaning. I used the thicker o-ring that came with it when I first installed it. When I took it apart for cleaning, I found that the o-ring had deformed to the point that it's physically larger than before. Now it's impossible for me to put it back. I put the original o-ring back in but I'm wondering if I can somehow buy a replacement thicker o-ring for it. I've looked at stores online (frozencpu, performance, jab-tech, sidewinder, aquatuning,idk anything else) and can't seem to find anything. Is this something that I'd have to contact Aqua about and get it shipped from Germany?
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Hey guys, couldn't find any info on this so I thought maybe you guys might know.

I have the Cuplex Kryos HF and I just took my loop apart for cleaning. I used the thicker o-ring that came with it when I first installed it. When I took it apart for cleaning, I found that the o-ring had deformed to the point that it's physically larger than before. Now it's impossible for me to put it back. I put the original o-ring back in but I'm wondering if I can somehow buy a replacement thicker o-ring for it. I've looked at stores online (frozencpu, performance, jab-tech, sidewinder, aquatuning,idk anything else) and can't seem to find anything. Is this something that I'd have to contact Aqua about and get it shipped from Germany?

The thicker o-ring gives you better performance, as you may know. One thing you might try is to put in ice water or in your freezer for a while and it will contract. If that doesn't work, send Shoggy a PM. He will let you know how to get one.
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I got my spare o rings from Aquatuning after contacting tech support although it's probably cheaper to buy them locally if you know the measurements. The thick ones deform badly after a short while and tbh, after they do, there's no detectable difference (unless you're martinm201 or Stren biggrin.gif ) between the thick and thin one.
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I got my spare o rings from Aquatuning after contacting tech support although it's probably cheaper to buy them locally if you know the measurements. The thick ones deform badly after a short while and tbh, after they do, there's no detectable difference (unless you're martinm201 or Stren biggrin.gif ) between the thick and thin one.

How much did you have to pay for them and how long did it take? I have no idea the measurements

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thanks for the tip! ill send him a PM
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How much did you have to pay for them and how long did it take?

I got 3 thick ones for €6.68 in May 2012 through info@aqua-computer.de and it probably took about 4-6 days for them to arrive (Germany to UK).
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