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Have a new RS360 coming tomorrow and have to ask what's the best way to flush a new system. I've read no tap water so that rules out anything hot. I've read others sometimes get a residue perhaps from flux in the Rad. So what do you use? Just distilled water at room temp? Would alcohol be advisable for flux removal, than flush with distilled water? Looking to do this right the first time.

Is thread tape or sealant necessary for barb attachment?

Any advice for a first time WC'ing user as far as what to watch out for during install?
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Pretty sure all you need to use is hot distilled water.
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vinegar & water

You don't have to use any silicone tape with the barbs unless you're especially paranoid. The rubber o-rings will suffice.
    
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90/10 water/vinegar mixture
    
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90/10 water/vinegar mixture
yea basically what he said u would prob use about 1-2 gal of distilled water and ving mixture if u have the whole kit
make sure u clean the barbs and blocks too
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