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Why not use a vacuum pump?
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If you guys are wondering what I mean, look at this MityVac hand held vacuum pump. You simply need to connect it to your system somewhere where you have a bleeder screw or whatever, and create a vacuum. It'll pull all of the air bubbles out and if any fluid comes with it, it'll be caught in the catch can.

And when you do that, you can even check your loop for leaks. If the vacuum drops, you know you have a leak. Or you can switch it to pressure mode and check it that way.
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post
^^Nice. Using that trick from the start you could fill your loop and be fully bled in 10 minutes.
Serious. It got way harder once I pulled my 2nd graphics card out. I guess the flow increased substantially. It took a lot longer before but this time it was impossible, hence the cry for forum help!
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Originally Posted by Intangible View Post
Serious. It got way harder once I pulled my 2nd graphics card out. I guess the flow increased substantially. It took a lot longer before but this time it was impossible, hence the cry for forum help!
I'll take a pic of the tubing I use. I cut it differently because I use the XSPC fill cap adapter with a BP stop. The adapter allows the use of a G1/4 cap which you can swap for a barb and connect a funnel to it. Hence, specially cut tubing plus funnel = filling a loop and bleeding in 10 minutes or less.
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