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Ive done a little research and now I have a sort of basic understand of this WC stuff. these are the parts I have so far.

Water block: Swifttech Storm
Pump: MCP 350

thats about all I know right now lol...Can anyone help me out with some suggestions?
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read the guides (i would do that first)

then you need a rad and depending on what you wanna do- black ice extreme's do pretty well but for the price a 77 bonneville w/o ac heater core ($24) from auto zone is suppose to be rally good

once you get that i assume you wanna just cool your cpu ?

you will need some tubing (i would recomend 1/2" I.D.for your system)
come clamps to make sure the tubing dont leak
and either a reservoir or a fill line so that you can fill and vent your system

and most importantly a PLAN, get everything planned out how you wanna set it up and it helps with the final install
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Swiftech STORM Waterblock http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.1
Swifttech 5.25†Bay Resevoir http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.2
Swifttech MCP655 Inline 12v 330GPH Pump http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.3
Clearflex 1/2" ID Flexible Tubing http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.4
Blue ½†Hose Clamps http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.4
I still need the radiator, fans and shroud..

is what I have so far good though? Im open for suggestions..
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looks good to me, thats the same pump that i have and its been running strong for over a year now,
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Make a shroud and get a 77 bonneville. I would also consider spending the money on better tubing.
    
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Make a shroud and get a 77 bonneville. I would also consider spending the money on better tubing.

77 bonneville have the mounting holes for the fan on it already? And what kind of tubing?
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77 bonneville have the mounting holes for the fan on it already?
Nope. It's a DIY setup, but that's why it's fun. All you have to do is make a shroud out of anything that works. I made mine out of sheet metal, Transonic made his out of tupperware. It's really easy to do and all you really need to install it on the shroud is foil tape.

You will also need to cut down the intake pipe on the heatercore, but it's real easy and as long as you have a hack saw you're good.

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And what kind of tubing?
People swear by Tygon. It's a great brand of tubing, but it satins. CrimsonMango turned me on to Masterkleer tubing and it's nice. It's a little lower quality then Tygon, but who's *****ing when it's $.66/ft, dosn't stain, and is better then clearflex.

Since you are in Canada I would say try to find someone selling Masterkleer up there. If you can't find anyone PM CrimsonMango for the website and he'll give it to you.
    
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yea the tubing is expensive on that site. The thing is that im not ordering online Im going in person to buy these stuff. So I would need a store in Toronto or close to it

also I changed my waterblock to this one: http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.1
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yea the tubing is expensive on that site. The thing is that im not ordering online Im going in person to buy these stuff. So I would need a store in Toronto or close to it

also I changed my waterblock to this one: http://www.bigfootcomputers.com/Merc...ory_Code=510.1
I'd stick with the "storm" block...it will outperform the older design.
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also check if you a petshop around they usually sell tygon or a similer tubing relatively cheap
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