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Old May 2, 2010, 06:56 PM
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Guys I'm tried newest Apogee XT block and distance between inlet outlet is very small. I can fit 3/8" compression , but not 1/2" compression fitting.

I think I have seen somewhere that you can flip inlet part to make longer distance between holes....


Can anybody point me to any thread or review about this issue?
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Check out the product on Swiftech's website. Looks like you pop those little allen screws and flip the inlet around to make more room. Judging from the P/Q graphs, the tradeoff for the increased fitting room appears to be a slightly higher pressure drop.
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Yup, just unscrew the inner allen screws and pop the inlet/ outlet piece off, and flip it and screw it back in.
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Ah, that what I was suspected. Thanks MpG and AmuseMe.

I've found that XT is rather restrictive block as it is. I'll check what is flow rate with flipped top.
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Guys I'm tried newest Apogee XT block and distance between inlet outlet is very small. I can fit 3/8" compression , but not 1/2" compression fitting.

I think I have seen somewhere that you can flip inlet part to make longer distance between holes....


Can anybody point me to any thread or review about this issue?
My apologies for resurrecting a thread that's been dead for 7 months, but it seemed to be the most relevant to the question I've got...

When you said that 3/8" compressions fit, what was the tubing outer diameter, 1/2" or 5/8"? (I'm trying to figure out if I need to look into angled fittings for this block or if I can just use standard compression fittings.)
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