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http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p9713_MagiCool-SLIM-DUAL-240-Elegant-Plexi-series-radiator-Rev--2.html

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So apparently this is an amazing radiator for low speed fans. I'm about 1 second away from buying it but i noticed that the sides are made of aluminum. Does the aluminum come in contact with the water at all? I really don't want to have to deal with corrosion.

Thanks
post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by bmasq;12511697 
Does the aluminum come in contact with the water at all? I really don't want to have to deal with corrosion.

Nope. smile.gif
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no that is just for the mounting of the rad
its a all copper rad with an aluminium outter for mounting
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For a while I've been curious why there's so little buzz about this radiator.

I still can't decide whether it looks funny or brilliant.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phos;12516414 
For a while I've been curious why there's so little buzz about this radiator.

I still can't decide whether it looks funny or brilliant.

I personally like Shiny Things.
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post #6 of 16
The only thing I'd wonder about is the longevity of the end tanks. If they were delrin, or a epoxy resin (as many end tanks on cars are), I'd feel better. But, they definitely look good, and the copper should handle things nicely.
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post #7 of 16
I think that looks awesome.

I mean, all that copper. WOW.
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post #8 of 16
As a previous owner of a Magicool radiator, I wouldn't recommend them. Compared to the Thermochill that replaced it, there was a large difference in performance.
post #9 of 16
I have couple of those in my rig and I'm very happy with my choice, works great with my 1000 rpm fans. The aluminum doesn't have contact with the water so you don't have to worry about corrosion. The plexi has a slight yellow glow under uv light.
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good to know. do you have any pics? are you just using water + killcoil/nuke
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