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post #1471 of 7089
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Originally Posted by swiftypoison View Post

I had the same problem. Use pliers to tighten them but dont use alot just until it doesnt turn. I know the manual says not to use them, but I found it necessary as it gets to a point your thumps can no longer keep going.

it's necessary to use washers or it's optional when I install the new screw for 2011-3 without holes?.

Thanks
post #1472 of 7089
I threw the washers. They were the worst part of the installation. I ended up brute forcing them off since I didn't have tools to remove them. The additional screws keep the block in place nice and tight.
post #1473 of 7089
Did anyone stress test the pump? (Run it at max for 4 days straight)?
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post #1474 of 7089
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Did anyone stress test the pump? (Run it at max for 4 days straight)?
This pump is meant to run for 5 years+ straight, 24 hours hours a day, just FYI biggrin.gif
    
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This pump is meant to run for 5 years+ straight, 24 hours hours a day, just FYI biggrin.gif
Isn't it the same pump used in the Swiftech's H240X ? If it is then that pump died after 3 days only!
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Mine is running for about 30 hours.
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No it's not. Swiftech uses some proprietary pump, we use the trusted Laing DDC. thumb.gif
    
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No it's not. Swiftech uses some proprietary pump, we use the trusted Laing DDC. thumb.gif
I really wish that it doesn't fail on me.
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We're most certainly that it wont. My old DDC-1T from 2003 is still running to this day thumb.gif

But... if it ever does, you know we have your back covered biggrin.gif
    
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post #1480 of 7089
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Isn't it the same pump used in the Swiftech's H240X ? If it is then that pump died after 3 days only!
even if it was any pump can fail...both are great pumps both have the potential for failure
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