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Is my tubing kinked?

post #1 of 12
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Got some quite tight spaces in this loop and my tubing doesn't seem to bend much so this is kind of the best i could do:



The piece in question is the tubing going from the 120 rad to the gpu. It has flattened slightly compared to the rest.

Was wondering if this counted as a kink and whether it's something i should worry about?

EDIT:

Just thought I'd mention that this is still a WIP so the CPU block isn't seated yet before you beady eyed people spot that and tell me off
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post #2 of 12
It doesn't really look like a kink, I've seen much worse. Its nothing to worry about especially if your temps are fine.
 
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Well I've not had it running yet. Waiting on a new 240 rad as the one i got off ebay leaks grrrr. Also my SSD is RMA in the netherlands right now so i won't get the chance to see if all is well until i have those things
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post #4 of 12
It looks twisted a little bit, but not kinked.
    
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by Kratthew D. Kraids View Post
It looks twisted a little bit, but not kinked.
Ah so it does. I'll twist the 45 degree fitting around a bit when i get the chance, see if that sorts it out.

The kink/flattening was worse before I shortened the tubing a bit, maybe it needs a few more mm chopping off too.
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post #6 of 12
Its fine. I have one just like that but my tube is clear so you can see in. You are A-OK

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post #7 of 12
Seen worse...trim tubing a little, rotate the fitting a hair...should straighten right out.
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post #8 of 12
If you're worried about it kinking you could just wrap a zip-tie around it. Tightening the zip-tie should pull the tubing back into circular shape.
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post #9 of 12
looks a bit twisted... should be fine tho
post #10 of 12
its fine, no problem, as long as its not a huge kink you are ok
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