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I just got this reservoir and it makes a whirlpool. While it looks cool, it makes bleeding a pain in the butt. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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I just got this reservoir and it makes a whirlpool. While it looks cool, it makes bleeding a pain in the butt. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
Is there a place for a barb at the top? I thought I saw a thread on XS about this and the solution was to add a barb at the top and fill it full. I think this is why swiftech added that divider plate on the microres to just allow still water on top for the air to dissipate.

You might also turn your pump down until it's bled if you have a variable D5.
    
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ya i have a D5, but when i turn it back up a small whirlpool appears. I case I can add a fillport but that makes it most annoying.... >.<
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ya i have a D5, but when i turn it back up a small whirlpool appears. I case I can add a fillport but that makes it most annoying.... >.<
cant you hook the res to a T-line?
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ya i have a D5, but when i turn it back up a small whirlpool appears. I case I can add a fillport but that makes it most annoying.... >.<

If the whirl-pool isn't getting air back in your lines it shouldn't hurt much...
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lol its not and yes i could change it into a tline, but wouldnt that look really ghetto?

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It's fine then enjoy your whirl-pool, I love watching them spin...
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would a whirlpool hurt my temps?
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As long as it's not milky(frothy bubbles) it shouldn't make any difference.
  
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