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Are these any good? or are they VERY restrictive? I was thinking of getting 2 for my rear res out back.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Koolance-Nozzle-...item3a61c49b52
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A few elbows is no big deal, just don't install them on the inlet of a pump and try not to use them like legos and end up with a dozen of them..

Here is some testing on did on other elbows, but they should be similar:
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2011/01/...elbow-impacts/
    
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I just need 2 for my rear rad ... they're cheap too.
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No problem...Koolance makes nice quality fittings and a few isn't going to affect anything.
    
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This would be slick ...

one of these :

http://cgi.ebay.com/Koolance-L-Brack...item588bd9597c

and 4 of these :

http://cgi.ebay.com/Koolance-Nozzle-...item3a61c49b52

these would be my only 90 degree turns.

or is this too much restriction?
Edited by vivithemage - 3/26/11 at 12:01am
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any thought on that setup, or is it too much restriction?
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This would be slick ...

one of these :

http://cgi.ebay.com/Koolance-L-Brack...item588bd9597c

and 4 of these :

http://cgi.ebay.com/Koolance-Nozzle-...item3a61c49b52

these would be my only 90 degree turns.

or is this too much restriction?
What parts are you building your loop with?
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if you could fit it in, get two 45 degree joints.
Of course depending on the direction. Horizontal to horizontal use a 90 degree. Horizontal to vertical or vice versa use two 45 degree joints.
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post #10 of 16
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That would cut it close, really close. Are these really that restrictive? The reviews i've read ... obviously 45 degree's is half as restrictive, but these 90's would be VERY clean, and usable.

But if you think they'd restrict the flow too much, i'll have to do something else, 45's wouldn't cut it.
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