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donnie

Member
Joined
Feb 25, 2001
I don't know about either, but a small tranmission cooler works very well for a radiator and they cost around $21. At least that is what I gave for mine.I don't know if I would trust a poly block. If the pump quit the temps would rise pretty quick. I turned my pump off on mine to see just how fast the temps would rise.Mine didn't rise to fast , but i have a three quarter inch copper waterblock I made myself.
 

Hoot

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Joined
Feb 13, 2001
Location
Twin Cities
I don't have a water system yet, but I'll probablywind up going that route. I do have a lick of sense though and IMHO, a water block should be Copper. If it consists of several pieces, it should be soldered. Radiator core should be copper also to prevent a galvanic reaction. Second choice would be Aluminum. Ditto on radiator core metal for same reason. I know many people use partial plastic blocks and many use glue, be it epoxy, RTV, whatever. Those just give me the "Heebie Jeebies".

Hoot
 

Metaxas

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 25, 2000
I have the polyblock and big momma radaitor too. The block needed a bit of lapping on the copper plate, but beyond that, no prob, however, I do not have everything set up yet, so as soon as I do, watch for my posts on what happens.... :) See sig.
 

dasouthernocer

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Joined
Dec 25, 2000
I have the Silver polyblock works great. Just don't want your pump quitting on you if you run a peltier setup. No leaks at all. I run my pump on a seperate line so I know it's working before I ever turn my system on. My system is a [email protected] @1.8V totally stable -30C won't go any higher (AMD here I come baby! :).

-dasouthernocer