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And ira- Im doing this for cosmetics, not leak testing... Does that stuff fade away after a while or is it good for a while?
It does OK for a month or so, then it fades out pretty fast...Just add a couple more drops then...I always change my coolant out every 2 or 3 months and never had any problems with it, it was mixed with G12, I don't know how it would react with any other coolants...You know if you want the blue G11 if you have a VW or Audi dealership near you its not very expensive by the liter...I don't have one close and used to buy it on Amazon pretty cheap, the shipping was high, it was still a lot cheaper then buying 4 ounce bottles of it from WC'ing stores...

I just use 12 ounces of Prestone anti-freeze mixed with 1 gallon of distilled, its green and I'm sick of green, but I have about 4 gallons of coolant in my loop and I'm not going to spend much $$$ on coolant for it....
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post #12 of 19
4 gallons! YES!!! thats huge for a close loop!
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post #13 of 19
Just buy some UV tubing and you will never have any goop build ups and whatnots.

I like the Primochill tubing, others like the Feser tubing.
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post #14 of 19
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SEEEEE THIS IS WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT! I really didn't like the idea of taking INK and using it as coloring...

Well someone was nice enough to msg me and send me the excess UV Blue dye from their loop <3 Hopefully it comes
holy crap, take it easy buddy. thats the first time i hear about it.
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Just buy some UV tubing and you will never have any goop build ups and whatnots.

I like the Primochill tubing, others like the Feser tubing.
Agreed; each and every combination of dye/additives (except pure distilled w/ Biocide and no dyes) has stained/gunked up the tubing and blocks.

I've just ordered some UV red Feser tube so that'll be nice to have some color back in my rig.
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Nice. I demand/beg for photos when you have it
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Nice. I demand/beg for photos when you have it
Don't worry; they'll be going into my RAD-GT log as well

I'm also thinking of making a custom Acrylic res for my rig
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holy crap, take it easy buddy. thats the first time i hear about it.
sorry Just been rather frustrated with a few things as of late

But it made sense and i was skeptical about dye...
    
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Nice. I demand/beg for photos when you have it
see this post
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