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If you use good coolant with biocide can last 1yr + and isn't necessary take apart the whole loop, if you install a bypass valve changing the coolant is a walk in the park.
In my loop i don't have one so i put a small tube on the reservoir to take the coolant out, like if you siphon fuel from a car rolleyes.gif

So in order to make a bypass valve as you are talking about i guess i would need theese 3 parts:

https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-af-y-splitter-3f-g1-4-black-nickel
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-af-ball-valve-10mm-g1-4-nickel
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-acf-fitting-10-13mm-green

I didn't check the dimensions if they fit. But the idea is that i mount the ball valve on the splitter and add the splitter at the lowest point of the loop to one the tube or the reservoir, and of course mount the tubes with the compression fittings. is that correct?
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So in order to make a bypass valve as you are talking about i guess i would need theese 3 parts:

https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-af-y-splitter-3f-g1-4-black-nickel
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-af-ball-valve-10mm-g1-4-nickel
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-acf-fitting-10-13mm-green

I didn't check the dimensions if they fit. But the idea is that i mount the ball valve on the splitter and add the splitter at the lowest point of the loop to one the tube or the reservoir, and of course mount the tubes with the compression fittings. is that correct?

You could have a Q Rotary and attach a drain to that. Have an inlet tube, and the outlet tube, with the drain attached to the 3rd G 1/4" fitting with A Male/Male fitting just to screw it in.

Still Using the same compression fittings. But the Q rotary would have to screw into some type of fitting (On the Rad or whatnot)

Is isn't required to drain the loop except for maintenance.

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