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okay how much should i tighten my barbs, i dont wanna crack the res but i dont want it to like either =p

and for my coolant im going to use distilled pt nuke and pentosin, and a couple drops of dish soap. how much of the pentosin should i use. and how many drops of pt nuke?
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Unless you're a pro bodybuiler, you won't crack anything by hand tightening the barbs. Just get them tight with your hands, don't use any tools.

1:10 mix of pentosin to water
~6-8 drops of PT Nuke per gallon of water
1 drop of dish soap. Any more than that and you'll have one hell of a foamer on your hands.
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lol okay um how should i mix it, i was planning on mixing it in the loop, but im not sure
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I think its water in, then pentosin, then soap, but Idk, im getting my loop on tuesdayish, but it wont be up till I get a CPU block plate from Naf
    
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lol okay um how should i mix it, i was planning on mixing it in the loop, but im not sure
Mix the pentosin and PT Nuke in while the water is still in the jug. Add the single drop of soap after the loop is filled.
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okay and than will the mix be good like if i store it and than use it in a seperate loop or when i clean this loop or whatever?
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Yep. Although I recommend storing it in a dark place. Algae wubs light.
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Yep. Although I recommend storing it in a dark place. Algae wubs light.
lawl okay thanks man
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post #9 of 13
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so wait if im going to be mixing the whole gallon none bottle of pentosin wont be enough, right. so should i do like half a gallon with the bottle of pentosin

*edit* ahh double post =/

and should my order be res>pump>rad>cpu>res
or
res>pump>cpu>rad>res?
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post #10 of 13
It really depends on how concentrated you want the color to be. It won't hurt it to put the whole thing in, and it won't hurt to put the whole thing in just half a gallon.

res>pump>radiator>cpu>res
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