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adding a new radiator into my loop, but I've never drained it before and none of the searches I did clued me in. I have the loop listed in my sig, and the xspc dual bay reservoir for the mcp655. what's the easiest way to drain this thing?
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Depending upon the lengths of the various sections of tubing, the simplest method may be to remove the block, move it so that it is outside the cases' interior, then pull one of the tubes and let it drain into a bucket.

Once the initial drain is complete, leave the block or tube in the bucket, then tilt the case around to remove the majority of the liquid that remains (you may need to turn the case upside down to drain the radiator, depending upon the mounting orientation).
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@OP puncture a small hole in the hose near the bottom of your setup with the bowl under it,make sure to have paper towels around the area,after you drain your loop ,cut the hose an install T-line or drain valve for the future;
http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=739
http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g30/...ors-Page1.html
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