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Hey guys. I'm ready to redo my watercooling again because i had a leak not to long ago. I Have been wanting to do everything correctly for a while now.

I have XSPC 360 Rad with XSPC Rasa Waterblock.

What Tubing + Barbs do you guys recommend? I already have Clamps.
post #2 of 21
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Originally Posted by Born2rade;11816268 
Hey guys. I'm ready to redo my watercooling again because i had a leak not to long ago. I Have been wanting to do everything correctly for a while now.

I have XSPC 360 Rad with XSPC Rasa Waterblock.

What Tubing + Barbs do you guys recommend? I already have Clamps.
For a tight seal, 7/16 with 1/2 barbs.
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post #3 of 21
1/2" ID and 3/4" OD primochill or feser tubes are good. Since you are using clamps I would get the EK high flow 1/2" ID barbs.
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Originally Posted by amantonas;11816285 
For a tight seal, 7/16 with 1/2 barbs.

I suggest this. As well
post #5 of 21
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Originally Posted by amantonas;11816285 
For a tight seal, 7/16 with 1/2 barbs.

And use proper metal hose clamps...not those sorry excuse plastic things.
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And use proper metal hose clamps...not those sorry excuse plastic things.

You mean zip-ties?
    
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Zip ties (perhaps not all that "refined"...) work fine, as do Herbie clamps.

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Originally Posted by Syrillian;11816357 
Zip ties (perhaps not all that "refined"...) work fine, as do Herbie clamps.

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Ghetto xD

But yea zip ties work great, my friend uses them, never had a leak, just make sure they're in there tight.
    
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You mean zip-ties?

Naw I mean shiny metal real deal no leaks, sleep sound at night clamps:

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post #10 of 21
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For a tight seal, 7/16 with 1/2 barbs.

this is what i'm using without any problems no clamps no leaks there on there really tight, and your pump dosent put out enough pressure to pop them off
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