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post #11 of 25
distilled water + mayhems biocide...you don´t need anything else for the best possible cooling performance.
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post #12 of 25
thats odd ive never heard any bad things about biocide. Ive been using ptnuke for over 2 years and love it
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...or you could just buy a quart of PolyQuat from the spa care section of your favorite store for 15USD (aka benalkonium chloride) and have enough "nuke" to last for the rest of your life as well as the lives of ten of your friends. There is no patent, so why pay more?
     
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post #14 of 25
silver/kill coil so much easyer no measuring or redoing it if you drain your loop and it will outlast your loop.
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post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by ZeusBoltThrower View Post
...or you could just buy a quart of PolyQuat from the spa care section of your favorite store for 15USD (aka benalkonium chloride) and have enough "nuke" to last for the rest of your life as well as the lives of ten of your friends. There is no patent, so why pay more?
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Methinks it was that some of the anti microbial products being used had some chlorine agents in them, which could significantly affect the pH of the water in the loop, causing some corrosion of the none plated Cu blocks, and possibly reacting with the gaskets causing them to get a little brittle/leaky. That said, its expensive for a company to do RMA's in the first place, especially if there is a rash of them that "could possibly" have been avoided and/or are not the manufacturers direct fault in manufacturing.

Should your car manufacturer be responsible for the sulfur buildup in a car that has NOS blown through it?
 
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post #17 of 25
Mayhems Biocide is still the best!

Unlike PT-Nuke or Silver coil ...Mayhems Biocide is compatible with any dyes and will therefor enable you to use any dyed coolant products without the famous "clogging,clustering,staining"problems that have been reported with dyes

http://www.aquatuning.at/product_inf...ocide-5ml.html
(read the description)
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Any biocide that is reactive with copper is a bad move, silver is the safe choice, add a low concentration of PT nuke if you want to be 100% sure. But 3-monthly flushes and a kill coil has kept my loop free of gunk.
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post #19 of 25
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Originally Posted by Kung Pow View Post
Mayhems Biocide is still the best!

Unlike PT-Nuke or Silver coil ...Mayhems Biocide is compatible with any dyes and will therefor enable you to use any dyed coolant products without the famous "clogging,clustering,staining"problems that have been reported with dyes

http://www.aquatuning.at/product_inf...ocide-5ml.html
(read the description)
yeah but i emailed xspc & they will void the warranty on the pump if they find any dye in it.
post #20 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by allikat View Post
Any biocide that is reactive with copper is a bad move, silver is the safe choice, add a low concentration of PT nuke if you want to be 100% sure. But 3-monthly flushes and a kill coil has kept my loop free of gunk.
Do you use dye?

Coolant manufacturers specifically note that their dyed (color enhanced)coolants are not to be added PT-Nuke or Silver Coil.
The only one that is save to use with dyed coolant products is mayhems biocide ...especially in combination with the mayhem´s dyed collant products just read the descrpition from the link I postet earlier^^
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