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So I have the male and female ends of the VL3N QDC from Koolance in my cart at frozen cpu. Now, in order to use it as a drain line do I need an extra male or female end to push into one of the male or female ends in order to allow the liquid to flow again?

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You will need:

1.Male QDC
1. Female QDC

To be run in the loop. Once disconnected you will either need:

1. Male of female or both if you'd like QDC. Just attach it to a long piece of tubing and put the tubing in a bucket/jug and when you connect it to either the male or female QDC in the loop you can drain away. I only mention using two because there may be depending on the loop some fluid trapped in the other half of the loop.
    
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Another option (cheaper and less loop restriction) is to get a T-block and screw one end of the QDC into it. When you want to drain just stick the other end of the QDC into the t-block and watch the water flow out. You can even attach a length of hose to the second QDC and have the water drain into a bucket.

Get a threaded female QDC and a compression fitting male QDC and you should be set.
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I'd go with a barbed fitting, because it's cheaper.
    
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