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I was looking a the TUBE PrimoChill PrimoFlex™ Advanced LRT™ 19,1 / 12,7 mm - Crystal Clear RETAIL 3m and it says:

Note: Retail packaging does not include a 15mL bottle of Sys Prep Cooling Loop Pre-Treatment Concentrate!

What does the Sys Prep Pre-Treatment do in the Loop?

I guess my question is, is it really necessary to Pre Treat the loop before we use it, if I'm to use the EK-Ekoolant EVO liquids? thinking.gif

I never used SysPrep in my loops. thumb.gif

It's not necessary
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post #16902 of 20977
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Originally Posted by AllGamer View Post

I was looking a the TUBE PrimoChill PrimoFlex™ Advanced LRT™ 19,1 / 12,7 mm - Crystal Clear RETAIL 3m and it says:

Note: Retail packaging does not include a 15mL bottle of Sys Prep Cooling Loop Pre-Treatment Concentrate!

What does the Sys Prep Pre-Treatment do in the Loop?

I guess my question is, is it really necessary to Pre Treat the loop before we use it, if I'm to use the EK-Ekoolant EVO liquids? thinking.gif

I used Mayhems Blitz Pro cleaning system in my 360 & 480 EK rads. Phase 1 removed a TON of gunk and particles. I was pretty amazing how dirty the radiators are inside straight from the factory. Part 1 is definitely worth it on new stuff. I also did part 2 in my system mainly to make sure everything from part 1 was removed even though I rinsed part 1 out very well. I'm extremely satisfied with both products and if I switch from Mayhems Extreme White Pastel I will run part 2 through my loop again to clean out all of the remnants.
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post #16903 of 20977
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compression fittings that are designed for soft tubing are not compatible with any kind of rigid tubing, including PETG. wink.gif

Not to be argumentative or anything of the sort, but...

Rigid tubing fittings are also considered compression fittings. The difference being that one has an ID barb for flex and the other does not. cheers.gif

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post #16904 of 20977
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Not to be argumentative or anything of the sort, but...

Rigid tubing fittings are also considered compression fittings. The difference being that one has an ID barb for flex and the other does not. cheers.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
Hence my sentence specifically mentioning "designed for soft tubing". wink.gif
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post #16905 of 20977
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

Not to be argumentative or anything of the sort, but...

Rigid tubing fittings are also considered compression fittings. The difference being that one has an ID barb for flex and the other does not. cheers.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
Hence my sentence specifically mentioning "designed for soft tubing". wink.gif

Yeah I get it. But unfortunately it was half an answer and could be confusing to the rookies. thumb.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
 
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on the other hand, whats wrong with not completely filling the reservoir?

derp: didn't hit reply but maybe still know what i am asking . . .
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post #16907 of 20977
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on the other hand, whats wrong with not completely filling the reservoir?

derp: didn't hit reply but maybe still know what i am asking . . .

Maybe not necessarily filling the reservoir, but more rather having the water line above the inlet of fluid.

When You have a water line in the reservoir that is lower than the flowing inlet tube, you break the surface tension of the water, thus introducing air into your loop.

Whereas, if you have the waterline above the flowing inlet tube, you never break surface tension and any air that is in the loop simply rises to the top of the waterline, and in turn, remove the air from the flowing fluid.

If the waterline in this video was above the tube in the res, you then have the ability to remove the air in the loop. (That's my Opinion)

Something I noticed in my S3.



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You should always completely fill the res, no reason to have any head space at all. Anything less is just tacky imo.
 
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on the other hand, whats wrong with not completely filling the reservoir?

derp: didn't hit reply but maybe still know what i am asking . . .

Quote:
Originally Posted by Radnad View Post

You should always completely fill the res, no reason to have any head space at all. Anything less is just tacky imo.

That's your answer? mellowsmiley.gif

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on the other hand, whats wrong with not completely filling the reservoir?

derp: didn't hit reply but maybe still know what i am asking . . .

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You should always completely fill the res, no reason to have any head space at all. Anything less is just tacky imo.

That's your answer? mellowsmiley.gif

TCO

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