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Can I put some Danger Den G1/4 1/2" Id fittings on my Swiftech MCW60-R VGA Block? Also will this increase flow / performance?

Heres the fittings and the block:
http://www.jab-tech.com/Dangerden-Hi...2-pr-3802.html
http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-MCW...r-pr-3777.html
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Sure you can they work very well. Better than those plastic ones I think. Not sure if it changes your flow since its the same size hole and all. But its solid as a rock..

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i doubt it will increase the performance any but it will look nicer and its only a few bucks
    
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Yes, well worth it IMHO. Nothing more frustrating that having the cheap plastic barbs turn on you when putting tubing on or taking it off. The metal barbs are a little bigger on the ID. I think the plastic ones are around 9mm and the DD High Flows are 10.15mm.

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I put the D-Tek metal barbs on my MCW60 before I promptly shipped it back for a Stealth But yes, plastic barbs do suck and having shiny metal ones is so much more preferable
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post #6 of 6
Nylon barbs can possibly deform due to pressure of the hose. Metal Barbs also look sexier and getting the tubing on them is SO much easier.
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