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post #11 of 23
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You know, one extremely quick way to bleed your system is to take a short piece of your tubing and cut it in half along it's length. Then push that tube into your reservoir and position it under your reservoir inlet.

Bubbles will bounce to the top of your res and exit. Almost all of the bubbles were gone within a minute of me turning on the pump XD. Credits to Dazmode for recommending this method of bleeding in one of his youtube vids
Good idea im gonna try this cause i still have some bubbles in my loop to.
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post #12 of 23
Well link please lol. I would like to know as well since I just ordered some of the last parts for my loops. All I need is 3 fans or 2 if I decide to use yate loons12 with fan controller.
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post #13 of 23
Can't remember which video it was, gotta dig through his youtube page
post #14 of 23
I made a thread about it several months ago.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...reservoir.html
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I made a thread about it several months ago.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...reservoir.html
Awesome!
post #16 of 23
Yea i tried it no help for me tho guess my bubbles are already to small and will just go away with time.
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post #17 of 23
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I thk i leak tested for a few hrs but when i redone my loop i only tested it for a few mins and moving your case some and getting your pump to make the gurgle noise will help get air out. From what i been told once your pump wont make any gurgle noises most of the air is out of your loop.

Could you explain how to do this or link me to a video? you can just pm me if you would like im curious now.
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post #18 of 23
How to do what exacty bleed your loop ? for me it waset very hard just moving the case a little seemed to got rid of all my big bubbles that i can see. And you can try the tubbing in res idea you just cut a peice that you can hold onto and stick it down into the res between the pump and inlet and it will stir up the water getting rid of bubbles.
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post #19 of 23
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You can leak test for as long as you want. Let it run for however long makes you feel safe. I skipped leak testing all together and just booted up my rig because I was confident that I didn't make any mistakes. I would suggest that you leak test around 1 hour or more, as this is your first time setting up a water cooling loop.

The reservoir fill cap should stay on, as it's unnecessary to have it off and it risks spills (especially when you shake and tip the case to bleed).

Your homemade distilled water is probably fine because you really don't need top quality distilled for your loop. The main idea is to reduce the amount of dissolved minerals to lessen algae growth and mineral deposits. Your home made distillery probably got a good portion of the minerals out, making it safe for use in your loop.
Bleed with cap on????? Just where is this air going to go? IMO leave the cap off run the loop keep coolant level above flow outlet, you may need to tap on the rad and hoses..ect but the air should work out fairly soon..imo
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Bleed with cap on????? Just where is this air going to go? IMO leave the cap off run the loop keep coolant level above flow outlet, you may need to tap on the rad and hoses..ect but the air should work out fairly soon..imo
easy way to bleed, get your loop returning water, fill the res 3/4 of the way and leave the cap off, thats all i did, started using my pc too, only takes about an hour or so for the air to bleed out, if that
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