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Looking to get the Rasa 240 kit soon, but have some questions. Here is my cart:



I already have a kill coil, aswell as 10ft of Primochill UV Blue tubing.

I would like to add a fill port, as well as a drain port. How would I go about doing this and do I have everything necessary?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 19
You might want to get a few more ft. of tubing if this is your first time. Accidents happen.

I don't think you need two of the swiftech remote fill connects...just one.

Here is how to set up the drain...

http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/7393/img1930i.jpg

I don't know about the rasa kits and what comes with them at the moment...but what I have told you thus far are good truths.
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I don't think you need two of the swiftech remote fill connects...just one.
My thing with that was I was going to mount the fill at the top of the case, drain just dangling at the bottom. I dont want to have to turn my case upside down, its heavy!
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post #4 of 19
What you have actually looks perfect, although I wouldn't add a fill line. It won't work so well with the pump/res that comes with the kit and it will just complicate your tubing.

Drain lines are helpful so I would just reduce the t connector and drain plug from 2 to 1 in the cart.

I would also add some more tubing as the tubing that comes with the Rasa kit is not amazing, and you may not have enough left over to add a proper drain line.
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What you have actually looks perfect, although I wouldn't add a fill line. It won't work so well with the pump/res that comes with the kit and it will just complicate your tubing.

Drain lines are helpful so I would just reduce the t connector and drain plug from 2 to 1 in the cart.

I would also add some more tubing as the tubing that comes with the Rasa kit is not amazing, and you may not have enough left over to add a proper drain line.
Alright, how would I go about filling the res exactly?

And I have 10ft of Primochill UV Blue sitting right in front of me right now. I got it cheap
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well it's up to you, but I would get this for my drain...

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/bishsiseplfo.html
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2 fillports and only one t-line? hm??
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2 fillports and only one t-line? hm??
I don't think you need a T for a fill port.
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Alright, how would I go about filling the res exactly?

And I have 10ft of Primochill UV Blue sitting right in front of me right now. I got it cheap
Filling: You can drill a hole in the top of the case that is the same diameter as the fillport, and mount the fillport there. If you don't want to cut/drill on your case then you could zip-tie the fillport to the chassis of the case (high up) once you are done filling the loop.

Also, I would get a small funnel to aid in pouring the liquid into the fill port.

Note: If you are not going to hard-mount the fillport, be sure that there is a secure place you can place it that is above the reservoir when you are filling the loop so it does not fall down and cause a spill.

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Alright, how would I go about filling the res exactly?

And I have 10ft of Primochill UV Blue sitting right in front of me right now. I got it cheap
The reservoir already has a third hole on the top of it, it's extra large. Either slide your reservoir out from the drive bays slightly to fill it or put in the bottom bays and take everything above it out.
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