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Old June 10, 2010, 07:36 AM
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Hey guys, I was thinking of adding a drain port in my loop for easiest cleaning but I can't figure ou how to do it. Does any of you already done it and if yes what is the hardware I need and what is the best way to do it? Thx guys!
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Old June 10, 2010, 08:01 AM
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yup it's easy say your using the swifttech res use the top g4 thread for your fill port then use your bottom one to make your drain port. a lot of times your drain will have fluid in it. well it will if you have a fill and a drain port. personal i don't bother with a drain port it's easy to just pull off the pump like so YouTube - Drain a System!
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well actually the res will be in the middle of the case at the right of the mobo with the pump just under. Almost like Otto but with a separated pump fixed to the bottom of the case
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T-connector.. have it at the lowest point of your watercooling loop. have a short peice of tubing coming out the bottom, and buy a fill plug adapter thing from swiftech (or whatever manufacturer)
I'm putting in a drain port when I re-do my loop next.. which is really soon - this weekend if I have time, I hope
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im gonna buy 3 quick disconnects and use one per loop and then have 2 loose tubes unattached to anything useing the last 2 qdc wich pug into either side of the main loops qdc's , opening up my loop to you open ends wich them go into buckets of distilled water and then you turn it on and cycle through the coolant 1 bucket fills another empties. hopefully that makes sense
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I did the T-Fitting thing with a DangerDen Fillport at the one end. Im not using it to fill, but it makes easy work of draining.
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I did the T-Fitting thing with a DangerDen Fillport at the one end. Im not using it to fill, but it makes easy work of draining.
Dangerden fill port??? the acrillic one or I am missing something? can you show me please?
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Dangerden fill port??? the acrillic one or I am missing something? can you show me please?
Sure I can :) NCIX.com - Buy Danger Den Cooling System Fillport Black W/ Wrench - DDFP5BK In Canada.
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Ho ok I see so you put a little tube under the res with that on the end and you open it when you want to drain the loop? Now just need to find a t fitting that is no made of plastic:)
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T-connector.. have it at the lowest point of your watercooling loop. have a short peice of tubing coming out the bottom, and buy a fill plug adapter thing from swiftech (or whatever manufacturer)
^^^ not much else needs to be said. Just make sure you can open up your reservoir (cap/top) to allow air into the loop and facilitate the draining process.
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