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post #871 of 3109
No I don't know of any rads with replaceable ports either, but you guys get a lot more better stuff than this side of the pond. reusing the same O- rings was a mistake i made, a costly mistake. Just giving you a heads up on what could go wrong. seeing that connection, no disrespect intended but it looks like something I'd bodge together on a friday afternoon, to fix on monday but i'd stick a bucket under it lol. I work as building maintenance, and have done a lot worse to get something working.

Using that rad whether you tap it out or not, it's a dead rad. Bin it and buy a new one. It might seem over cautious but water will find a way out of if there's a even a tiny imperfection, and inside a pc case with the hardware you have, that's a lot of money down the drain. just words of wisdom from someone who has gone home soaking wet more than once, and it wasn't always just water.

where are you mounting the rad so the ports come out the front. My original idea for this case was the same as yours. a 360mm rad in the front of the case, i've still got the bracket i was going to use. From my measurements, sitting the rad central in the case meant that the port end of the rad would stick out slightly out of the side of the case, all of the rads I could find in the UK.
post #872 of 3109
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I have a 360 in the front and a 360 in the bottom, along with a 240 on the side and 120 in the rear for my permanent setup. This is just so i can turn my mobo/cpu on finally.

I've already got all my cuts made for the 2 x 360's if you scroll back through the pics.

 

And you're correct about throwing it together. I've spent alot of money already on this build and am trying not to waste any i don't have to. I understand what you're saying, but not having to buy a new rad right now will be extremely helpful to me making progress with my build.

 

Right now, for my temp setup, i'm gonna just mount the 360 on the front.

 

 

 

 

 

See, the front rad is going outside the chassis, but inside the front panel. I have no problem facing the ports towards the outside for now while i'm working on my build

 

^^Those are all old pics BTW

 

Edit: Also, just to be clear. There's a pretty decent chance i'll be replacing that rad with the stripped threads at some point in the future. It's just right now i got some things higher on the priority list. I'll have plenty of time for it to be leaktested before i put any hardware at risk. So please don't think i'm just being stupid and thick-headed about it :p

 

I've just already gone way over budget for this build. And my main concern right now is just getting my board fired up so i can start testing my hardware :thumb:


Edited by kpoeticg - 1/25/14 at 6:16pm
    
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post #873 of 3109
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I managed to get that original o-ring out of that recessed spot it was in and it actually fits at the top of the threads. So one more try flushing with this damn thing attached :p

    
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post #874 of 3109
looking good and it will work now that you have the o-ring in the right place biggrin.gifthumb.gif..
post #875 of 3109
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Thanx. Yeah i'm trying to be optimistic =)

 

I'll know for sure in a little bit though. I'm still using thread tape to make up for the stripped threads and i put the o-ring over the thread tape so it wasn't buried. I'll report back after this next leak test :wheee: 

 

Update: So far so good. Not a single drop escaped YET =)

I turned my MCP35x back on and turned the duty cycle up to 100% to give it a good leak test. I'm keeping my fingers crossed here :D

 

If this works out, i'm really gonna need to find some more of those o-rings that the BP E-Adapters come with. I have 2 bags of BP O-Rings (50pk of black & 10pk of red) and they're too big as you can see from the pics i posted earlier. I really wanna have some backups of these. If anybody has any idea which ones they are, i'd appreciate a link :thumb:


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post #876 of 3109
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Still no leaking :D

 

 

 

    
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post #877 of 3109
Whoo!

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post #878 of 3109
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Originally Posted by kpoeticg View Post

Still no leaking biggrin.gif
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yep just have to do thing the right way and it will work.. Dont worry about using to many o-rings it is not the first time I have see people do this and I have actually had knock down screaming matches about this. people that think is one rubber gasket is leaking you put 1 more and it will stop!!! LOL then trying to get them to see the error in their ways... I have actually fired a mechanic about this because he would not listen to me.

Testing Testing get that testing done!!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gif
post #879 of 3109
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Yeah i try to keep an open mind as much as possible to the fact i might be doing something wrong. It's been known to happen once or twice :lachen:

 

I coulda sworn i tried moving that o-ring before. I must've stopped out of fear of ripping it. It was in that crevice pretty good, i had to use an exacto blade to get it out. I REALLY need to find some backups for it, cuz if it gets worn out, that rads gonna be useless again...

 

I'm probly gonna let this leak test run for like another 20 minutes, just to be safe. I'm still gonna install my temp setup with the ports facing away from the case too. Actually i have no choice about that now that i think about it, the holes i cut in my chassis for the ports are spaced for the EX360 for my permanent setup and the spacing doesn't match up


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post #880 of 3109
Good and make sure you dont have

Leaking Leaking watch that Loop Leaking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! biggrin.gif

do I see a fur ball in your pictures??? I dont remember seeing this before?? I did not know you were a CAT person biggrin.gif
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