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post #11 of 17
Have you tried using REDLINE water wetter. ( Found at local auto parts stores) I've always used it in my car. But its supposed to minimize the amount of air bubbles within the system so the water has more surface area to contact.
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post #12 of 17
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No I have not tried that. Will check that out.
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post #13 of 17
I had the same thing happen to me once. I had foam all over the place and when I turned off the rig it was noticable everywhere. The res is suppose to get rid of them but from my experience when you have a fast flowing loop the bubbles don't have time to pop in the res. If there's a way to slow down the flow in your loop then try that. Or you could always bleed your entire loop and start with fresh coolant.
    
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post #14 of 17
When you turn the system off and the water stops flowing, can you see a large bubble anywhere? Or do you you have any lines a bit twisted or pinched? Those 2 situations will create bubbles.

If you can't see any bubbles, take your radiator and shake it, the bubble is problably there and the shaking will make it move to the reservoir or t-line.
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post #15 of 17
The "foam" you are seeing is air bubbles in the loop. The easiest way to get them out is to leave your comp turned off, but keep the water system running. Take the top of your T-line off so the system can breathe. Then, while the water pump is running, pinch the tubing just before it enters the pump. Pinch it nice and hard to completely restrict water flow. Keep it pinched for about 3-4 seconds, then release for about 10 seconds or so. Repeat as necessary. That should take care of it.

One other thing to try is to turn your pump off for a few seconds and turn it back on. Do this with the T-line open and repeat as necessary.
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post #16 of 17
Try this also

try squeezing your tubing with the pump running, AFTER the T-line. THat way maybe you can slow down flow a little bit and make the bubbles rise.
    
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post #17 of 17
Another way to assure the air pocket is not in a Rad. is to temporaraly position it so that the in/outlets are at the highest point so the air can rise.
    
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