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Old July 2, 2009, 08:08 AM
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Hi guys !
Tought I would let you see my latest work. it managed to cut 'bout 5 degrees off my load temps...pretty nice I think...

So here we go:


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Old July 2, 2009, 09:00 AM
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So what did you DO exactly? It looks like you just added a 120.2 rad to me...

Maybe a description of what you did to complement the pictures would help me out tremendously.

Also, congrats on the 5C improvement, I know it isn't easy to lower temps by that much.
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Old July 3, 2009, 07:30 AM
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So what did you DO exactly? It looks like you just added a 120.2 rad to me...
Well, that's pretty much what I did...I've added a res and rad to the loop in order to get the coolant pre-chilled before it hits the TECS again...goes FZE>block>rad>res>pump>FZE...

I had to cut the chassis to be able to fit the res with mounted fans under the top of my staker 830.
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Old July 8, 2009, 11:24 AM
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I'd be interested in doing this, if I had a freezone elite.

so how hard was it to re-plumb all of it? did you have to use your own tubing or was there enough of the stock tubing left over?
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Old July 8, 2009, 11:28 AM
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Does the Freezone run more silently now? Since the detected water temp should be lower, the TECs and Fan don't have to work as hard.
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Old July 8, 2009, 11:31 AM
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I'm just worried about condensation, if this mod allows the TEC's to run below full capacity and reduce the need for condensation prevention.
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Old July 8, 2009, 01:01 PM
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The TEC's are controlled via the control unit. As long as the target fluid temp is higher then Ambient, no condensation should form in theory.

The Radiator adds a bit of extra protection against condensation as it will cool/heat the fluid to Ambient.
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