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Black Ice GTX240 leak! Possible FIX??

post #1 of 11
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I think because i tightened the mounting screw and hit upper channel

Its not leaking a lot maybe about 3 cc i suppose all the water that is in that particular channel, when water level reaches 2cm from top res leakage stops.

Is there any way to fix this ? easiest way to fix it please.


thanks in advance.
post #2 of 11
a dab of jb weld?
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Someone just posted a how-to in the past week on soldering a hole in a rad.
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a dab of jb weld?
Is it like super glue just spread it under the screw hole ?


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Originally Posted by MrJackson View Post
Someone just posted a how-to in the past week on soldering a hole in a rad.
I'm total noob about soldering
post #5 of 11
JB weld is a cold weld that will work for aluminum or most any other metals. They have a special type for repairs on parts that might get wet called waterweld. Mix a little bit of each of the 2 tubes together and slather a little bit over the leaking spot then let it set overnight.
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Quote:
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Someone just posted a how-to in the past week on soldering a hole in a rad.
Yep, here.

I would strongly consider soldering, you don't need all that much skill. Just be sure to heat up the parent metal (copper tube) a lot with the soldering iron before applying the solder. It will provide a permanent and clean fix.
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post #7 of 11
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JB weld is a cold weld that will work for aluminum or most any other metals. They have a special type for repairs on parts that might get wet called waterweld. Mix a little bit of each of the 2 tubes together and slather a little bit over the leaking spot then let it set overnight.
So i just put some under the screw hole and leave it? i want to make sure it will be sealed...
post #8 of 11
Best to sand the area first.
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post #9 of 11
jb weld should hold fine. But if you can try and solder i would.
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post #10 of 11
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Best to sand the area first.
the channel is under the screw-hole there is no way i can sand it...
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