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Upside-down Pump?

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Would anything bad happen if I mounted a MPC350 with the Petra's top upside down? Basically have the input coming up from the bottom, and then the output to the left. I was going to mount it under the optical drive bays on the P180. This would help me a lot with tube/cable management.
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No. As long as you can still bleed it.
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Make sure you bleed it. There might be a marginal performance drop but nothing to worry about.
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Sounds good, thanks guys!
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If the DDC (MCP-355) pump isn't being starved for fluid nor air getting trapped inside, the pump should be fine for operation.

However, if the pump makes noise, it's moving air with the liquid. That's not a good thing. The Laing manual shows a big red X over the pump position being upside down.
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Make sure your pump is generally the lowest part in your loop, it helps alot and is alot easier to bleed.
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