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I have just set up my first loop and have found a small leak were the plug and the radiator meet.

The radiator is a new swiftech MCR320.

I am using the stock plastic pugs and o-rings. I have changed out the plug with another and there is still a slight leak (1 drop per 10 mins).

Any ideas?

Worth buying some replacement metal plugs or will the problem be with the radiator?

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Edited by jacobthellamer - 6/9/10 at 6:00am
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Try wrapping the plugs in teflon tap if you have any.
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Cant you just RMA it? else ^
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Try wrapping the plugs in teflon tap if you have any.
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Cant you just RMA it? else ^
I'll give the store a call tomorrow, it was their last swiftech rad so I might need to wait a while for a replacement. I'll see if they will swap it for one of the EK ones

If all else fails I'll try the tape
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hmm yeah maybe those orings are defective. but it'd probably take less time, money and effort to wrap some of this on it. http://www.petrastechshop.com/ptthta1wi50r.html
i remember when i did use it i was told to wrap it opposite direction of the way its threaded so it didn't come off when I screwed them in.

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