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Ok so I'm thinking of grabbing a mcp350 from the for sale section, since its 35 bucks shipped. As I've read, it has 3/8" barbs, and I'm using all 7/16" ID 5/8" OD tubing. Would I be able to use my tubing as is and grab some worm gears on the barbs or will I have to downsize my tubing to 3/8" ID?

Thanks for any help. It is greatly appreciated

Drew
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what i did before i got a top was put a piece of 3/8 tubing over the barb then cut it off flush and then slide the larger tubing over that and there ya go problem solved! so maybe ask him if he can cut you about 3" of tubing and you should be good to go.
    
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thats actually a very good idea! didnt even thing about it how much does 1/16" really matter? wouldn't the worm drive take care of it fine?
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i think you would be better off with the idea i shared or just grab a pump top for it and use 1/2" barbs. it would likely leak with the clamps.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/96...tl=g30c107s156 Pretty cheap at only $25
or even cheaper http://www.frozencpu.com/products/57...tl=g30c107s156
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