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After an "ok" Installation, I need to do a reinstall at some point. Should I "Bow" the Apogee WB? Replace with a Fuzion? Ideal Hose Routing? Use ceramique or switch to AS5? Any other Advice?
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Bow the Apogee? You mean lap? If so, yes--that always helps
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FuZion will probably be the easiest best upgrade--but are you seeing such poor temps that you need an upgrade or are you just itching to tinker with it.

If you got the itch join the club. As you change elements try and take time to note temp difference at load before and afer--we could all benefit from your findings.

What seems to be the typical route to max performance eis to ensure the WB is clean (actually flush everything with a 10% vinegar solution) and route your tubing with as few fittings as possible and with as few tigth bnds as possible and no changes in the ID thoughout the loop. That should provide maximum cooling.

After a FuZion I would say a beefier rad (GTX or ThermoChill) and that's about it. I believe tyou already have the MCP 655 which is top notch.
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Bow the Apogee? You mean lap? If so, yes--that always helps
My Apogee GTX WBs came with a special O Ring that if installed will constrict the interior in a manner so as to increase flow/cooling in the critical area. I have not done it and actually am not impressed with the GTX at all.
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