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The Rasa 240 kit says it comes with the Killcoil thingy. It says, "FREE IandH KillCoils - Antimicrobial Silver". Don't know if that's the same thing though.

And yes, I understand I have to put this kit together. But what I mean is..it should be relatively simple, no? I shouldn't have to leak test for 12 hours or whatever, should I? I don't know if I can live without my machine for that long.
Well maybe they started including them with the kits now,But great deal if they are.And I only leak tested mine for about an hour.Just make sure the barbs are tight and the tubing is 7/16" and the barbs are 1/2".So it's a tight fit.
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Deep breath. You'll be fine, I made the same decision a few months ago and was scared out of my wits when it was all in front of me. I'm sure you're going to be fine. The 240 should fit as long as there is room for 2 consecutive 120mm fans. The Rasa kit is awesome BTW, I'd never go back.
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Well maybe they started including them with the kits now,But great deal if they are.And I only leak tested mine for about an hour.Just make sure the barbs are tight and the tubing is 7/16" and the barbs are 1/2".So it's a tight fit.
Huh?
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Huh?
This is a barb and comes with the kits:
The tubing size that comes with the kit is 7/16"
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This is a barb and comes with the kits:
The tubing size that comes with the kit is 7/16"
Wait, the barb....is that the part that the tubes connect to, I'm assuming? Barb screws into parts, tubing slights over barb? I'm assuming a clamp holds the tubing in place????

I know car cooling systems alright. I assume its similar.
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Wait, the barb....is that the part that the tubes connect to, I'm assuming? Barb screws into parts, tubing slights over barb? I'm assuming a clamp holds the tubing in place????

I know car cooling systems alright. I assume its similar.
Yep,You got it.And like I said,The tubing fits tight over the barbs.
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Yep,You got it.And like I said,The tubing fits tight over the barbs.
Any sort of clamp or anything like that?
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It comes with plastic squeeze clamps,But I bought some small automotive hose clamps.And on my motherboard waterblock barbs I'm using zip ties.
post #19 of 37
You'll be much happier with a Rasa kit.

You should definitely leak test it as you're perfroming the install of the tubing. The Corsair all-in-one's are prefab sealed units that have already been leak tested.

Good choice for your first jump into water btw.

Is that 7/16 x 3/8 tubing that comes with it? If you use 1/2" barbs, the 7/16" tubing will pretty much create an immovable connection so long as you dip the ends of the tubing in boiling hot water to soften them, then push tubing onto the barbs. May not even need a clamp.


Edited by Mongol - 3/29/11 at 6:26am
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You'll be much happier with a Rasa kit.

You should definitely leak test it as you're perfroming the install of the tubing. The Corsair all-in-one's are prefab sealed units that have already been leak tested.

Good choice for your first jump into water btw.
An hour okay enough for leak testing? And I'm just assuming that it should be done with my parts out of the rig?

Wait...how do I put it in the case??? My board has to go in before the rad does!!!
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