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Old January 14, 2014, 11:55 AM
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I purchased a radiator from someone off Kijiji who claimed it was an XSPC 240mm EX rad. I bought it in the dark and didn't think much of it until I got home. There was no XSPC stamping on it. It actually looks identical to Dazmode's Darkside radiator, but they don't seem to sell a 240 EX style radiator on their website.

Anyways, I took a closer look inside and it is pretty brown looking. Is this corrosion/rust or is just bare oxidized copper?

Pretty worried about putting this in my loop considering I'm running nickle blocks.




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Old January 14, 2014, 12:48 PM
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The inside of the tanks is brass, it shouldn't corrode. Looks fine to me. Try rinsing the radiator out with boiling water a few times.
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Old January 14, 2014, 03:59 PM
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The inside of the tanks is brass, it shouldn't corrode. Looks fine to me. Try rinsing the radiator out with boiling water a few times.
Alrighty. Already ran it through distilled and vinegar mixes a few times. I'll try some boiling water. Thanks!
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