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Alright so I got a Crazy PC Dual 5.25" bay reservoir for mah build, and it says that you shouldn't use ethylene glycol with it because it may degrade the adhesive. As you may know, VW G11 coolant is Eth Glycol. I want to know if you think that I am safe or should I go out and buy that bullcrap Feser stuff. I really dont want to spend any more money.
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That's pretty lame to sell a PC based reservoir and not use a proper adhesive. In general reservoirs are fused together using a solvent..and nothing will effect that bond. If they say that my guess is they have had complaints and rather than rework their shoddy product they just add a disclaimer to cover their ass.,..Just a guess.

Don't use EG or PEG in there.

No need for that unless you have aluminum in the loop with copper (glavanic corrosion).
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That's pretty lame to sell a PC based reservoir and not use a proper adhesive. In general reservoirs are fused together using a solvent..and nothing will effect that bond. If they say that my guess is they have had complaints and rather than rework their shoddy product they just add a disclaimer to cover their ass.,..Just a guess.

Don't use EG or PEG in there.

No need for that unless you have aluminum in the loop with copper (glavanic corrosion).
This thing feels like a damn tank though. It's like 3/8" Acryclic and heavy.

I guess I'll just order some Feser One. How much do you think I should buy?
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Man that sux...Krigen had one from Performance PC that melted down on him a week or two ago...I'd try to RMA it of you can, I wouldn't even want something like that in my case...

I always used the DD bay res or the Swifty Micro-Res...DD 5 1/4" Bay Reservoir
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Man that sux...Krigen had one from Performance PC that melted down on him a week or two ago...I'd try to RMA it of you can, I wouldn't even want something like that in my case...

I always used the DD bay res or the Swifty Micro-Res...DD 5 1/4" Bay Reservoir
I'm just going to get some feser one since its evidently the sex of watercooling liquid.

Whatever. Go big or go home I guess.
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HaHa.....Hey did you get your Stinger in yet? I'm still waiting on the pic's...
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HaHa.....Hey did you get your Stinger in yet? I'm still waiting on the pic's...
Yes I did! I am going to take a pic of all the crap sitting in my corner for you ira..

Also, can I add the PT nuke to the Feser or is it already kosher for that kind of stuff like I think it should be?
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post #8 of 14
I think the Fesser is a all in one coolant, so you shouldn't need the Nuke...

Pic's, pic's....I love pic's...
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Looking good....Thanks for the pic's....I like that he's making the polycarb mounts so that they can be broken down for cleaning, the mounts being hard mounted should help with mounting to...Good stuff Drax....Your going ot have a real nice loop....
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