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1. get an acrylic bay res.

2. yes the MCT will dye the tubing if you put too much, same with water wetter i believe or any coolant for that matter. as to what caused the yummy lime jello, it was probably me .
well you cant "put too much" since the system is suppose to be 100% MCT not a MCT-water mixture. and i have an update on the goop. Its been sitting on paper and now the paper has a really big wet area and sucked all the liquid from the goopy stuff now its just really small, harder goopy stuff.
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post #22 of 27
Hm...100% MCT? is it all swiftech? Even if it is, its still best to use distilled water and part MCT...
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post #23 of 27
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Hm...100% MCT? is it all swiftech? Even if it is, its still best to use distilled water and part MCT...
it says "water will negate the benefits of MCT-40" "...this product is meant to be a water substitue"
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post #24 of 27
A water substitute....>_>....Id still rather use water and zerex in my loop =X, dont wanna risk it...maybe you put too much?
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post #25 of 27
The goop is kind of gummy, yes? I was thinking it might be plastic from your res...if it is leaking bad then I was going to say maybe you cross threaded the fitting and that blob was the thread that got stripped out...if it is soft though then I would say that is not it. Well, maybe it was in the bottle of product and you didn't notice it when you filled it.
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post #26 of 27
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A water substitute....>_>....Id still rather use water and zerex in my loop =X, dont wanna risk it...maybe you put too much?
well it cools pretty good and is non-conductive so i'd rather use this and i dont think you can put too much since your reservoir is suppose to be full.

Here is my list of new parts:

Clear 5.25" acrylic reservoir from dangerden
7ft of tygon 1/2" ID tubing
fluid XP Coolant

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The goop is kind of gummy, yes? I was thinking it might be plastic from your res...if it is leaking bad then I was going to say maybe you cross threaded the fitting and that blob was the thread that got stripped out...if it is soft though then I would say that is not it. Well, maybe it was in the bottle of product and you didn't notice it when you filled it.
hmm thats possible, but i used a funnel with grating, and i didnt see any goopie stuff on the grating :/ i think its my crappy reservoir falling apart its made of high-density polythene (or however you spell that)
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