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Used the EK Primochill Primoflex Advanced LRT tubing and I still got plasticize issue that I don't know how to get rid of.

I have this build for 4 months now. All new cooling components and using mostly EK products (liquid, tubing, blocks).

Can someone explain how I got this and how to get rid of this?
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Edited by Gil80 - 5/18/15 at 6:06pm
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What's your radiator brand?

Did you thoroughly clean your radiator prior to installing it?
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I know, I know.. my radiators are Alphacool and usually they are dirty.
I promise you that I have done 4 rinses with hot water on each radiator and a final thorough rinse with distilled water. I shook them quite well in order to release any sediments and black particles.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gil80 View Post

I know, I know.. my radiators are Alphacool and usually they are dirty.
I promise you that I have done 4 rinses with hot water on each radiator and a final thorough rinse with distilled water. I shook them quite well in order to release any sediments and black particles.

ok smile.gif

another question for you is, what coolant solution are you using?
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I'm using two bottles of EK - Ekoolant EVO Liquid Coolant - UV BLUE (premix 1 Liter) and that is it, no additives nor kill coil. I do, however, wonder how it will react with distilled water smile.gif
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post #6 of 6
It's hard to tell whether it's plasticizer or just regular radiator post-production residue.

Clean, rinse and refill with fresh coolant thumb.gif Our support should have get back to you regarding this issue wink.gif
    
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