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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Hello

I'm looking at part for my first custom loop, but I have a few questions..

I want to use these fittings:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-11mm-id-7-16-od-5-8-free-center-compression-fitting-six-pack-black-chrome-wc-051-mo.html

But I need a 90° Rotary fitting and cannot find anything else then this one:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-10mm-od-5-8-rotary-90-black-chrome-wc-101-mo.html

Will it work with my 16/11 tubing and fittings?


Also does it matter where put my drain port in relation to the pumps inlet/outlet?

I want to add a drain port at the bottom after the pump outlet port, before it goes up to the waterblocks. But will the fluid be able to get through the pump when it's off, so that I can drain the system?
Edited by Xenosis - 10/3/16 at 8:30am
post #2 of 14
Fluid gets through the pump just fine, so just place the drain port as low as possible and where it does not get in the way.
post #3 of 14
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Originally Posted by Xenosis View Post

Hello

I'm looking at part for my first custom loop, but I have a few questions..

I want to use these fittings:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-11mm-id-7-16-od-5-8-free-center-compression-fitting-six-pack-black-chrome-wc-051-mo.html

But I need a 90° Rotary fitting and cannot find anything else then this one:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-10mm-od-5-8-rotary-90-black-chrome-wc-101-mo.html

Will it work with my 16/11 tubing and fittings?


Also does it matter where put my drain port in relation to the pumps inlet/outlet?

I want to add a drain port at the bottom after the pump outlet port, before it goes up to the waterblocks. But will the fluid be able to get through the pump when it's off, so that I can drain the system?
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Originally Posted by Xenosis View Post

Hello

I'm looking at part for my first custom loop, but I have a few questions..

I want to use these fittings:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-11mm-id-7-16-od-5-8-free-center-compression-fitting-six-pack-black-chrome-wc-051-mo.html

But I need a 90° Rotary fitting and cannot find anything else then this one:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/monsoon-16-10mm-od-5-8-rotary-90-black-chrome-wc-101-mo.html

Will it work with my 16/11 tubing and fittings?


Also does it matter where put my drain port in relation to the pumps inlet/outlet?

I want to add a drain port at the bottom after the pump outlet port, before it goes up to the waterblocks. But will the fluid be able to get through the pump when it's off, so that I can drain the system?


The Outer diameters match Both 5/8 They will work
post #4 of 14
The rotary is irrelevant to the size of tubing because you will screw a fitting onto the rotary. The fittings and rotary both are G1/4 thread so they will work together with no problem. Drain in the lowest point of the loop as mentioned above.
 
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post #5 of 14
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Ok just got everything deliverved.


Thank you for your help
Edited by Xenosis - 10/5/16 at 2:35pm
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Ok just got everything deliverved.


Thank you for your help

Throw some pics up when its done, we'd love to see it.
 
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post #7 of 14
Thread Starter 
Okay I got everything connected,



And the bottom back where I have my drain port next to the pump



But I'm unsure how to proceed with bleeding the system.

I've made a small video showing where I'm unsure what to do next:

As you can you see when I turn on the pump it almost go empty and fills again when turning off. In the end of the video you can see my reservoir spiting some fuild up through the open filling port.. Is this normal?

And my mayhem pastel fluid also gets "foamy" in the reservoir and in the tube?

I really don't know what to do next.. Just keep the pump running with the fill port open and dry off the fuild it spits up. or what?
post #8 of 14
Your doing it right. You need to tilt the case side to side and back and forth to dislodge all the air while flow is going. Fill up that res again too. Bleeding could take an hour or several days to complete.
 
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post #9 of 14
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Should I only fill more liquid on, when the pump is off and reservoir have returned to normal level?? I'm worried about it overflowing when I turn the pump off..
post #10 of 14
Well don't fill up the res if it's going to overflow. If it is backflowing that much into the res when you turn the pump off then you got a big air bubble somewhere, so you'll need to rock that case until you can break it loose.
 
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