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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Nitro-Max, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. smashed_99cbr New Member

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    paper clip?
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    Wanted to remove unused firewire/audio cables from my case front panel to help with cable management by not being there. But then found the USB connector would come off with the slightest pull.

    Solution: Zip tie and a cut-up to size PCI bay cover to stop it. No unplugging however hard you yank it now :)

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  3. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Well the fiancees case has had a busted up front for a while, hinges snapped off and it no longer wanted to stay clipped shut either. Finally got bored enough to rig up a fix for the cheap case, the inspiration to fix it.... zip ties :D

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    Now it has a solid hinge, and some nice bolts and a rubberband to keep the door shut, lol. Case has had a rough life as you can see.
  4. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Thought i would post my ghetto watercooling setup

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  5. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    That is pretty ghetto :p Why not move the pump/res in front of the PSU and hang the rad off the back 120mm fan spot then run the lines through a empty PCI slot?
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    i just sold that res so you should see my new ghetto mod in the "Your PC ATM" section
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    Modded a 120mm fan to suck air in the front of my crappy case.

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    Sucks in a ton of air and doesn't look to shabby.

    Also rigged up a small 60mm fan to where the floppy drive use to be, as well as a old CPU fan on my GPU's heat sink.

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  8. p_o_s_pc

    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    not bad for a ghetto mod. Replace that stock heatsink. Seeing stock CPU heatsinks drive me crazy
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    Radical_Edward

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    It's on the list. Sadly my list keeps getting bigger and bigger these days. :ohwell:
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    El_Mayo

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    As some of you may know the front mounting holes on the Casecom 6788 are awkward and only support 20mm thick fans.
    so i had to cable tie, blu tak and tape down (bandage tape!!!) my 25mm thick xilence red wing 120mm

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    Radical_Edward

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    Well, I got tired of being poked all the time from the fan in the front.... SO I got to redoing it's mount and ended up managing cables too. Also mounted a bigger fan on my GPU'c heatsink. :D

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    (This larger fan lowered my GPU's temp from 40-45c idle, to 35-36C idle. :D)
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    What about cars? Does PVC piping and a DIY manifold count? 6psi baby!

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    (FIH) The Don

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    cutsom turbo upgrade ftw man:D
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    ye with wome pvc glue, nothen can take that shit apart haha
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    Except heat and eventual degradation. How much heat can that PVC handle?
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    Enough to school some Civics. :D

    EDIT - It lasted all summer. Eventually the pipes started to crush at the clamps.
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    QFT! :laugh:
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    Way back in time I've made myself a ghetto mod to my case/airflow looking for silence.
    There are some pictures if Google translate fails. :)
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    Pick a color.:D

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    Jesus I thought I was bad, here's one of my entries:
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    That's ethernet wire if you couldn't tell.

    Notice the bracket's reduced size here:
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    BTW, this is for sale right now. It needs the home of someone like the people in this thread :D
    check my [FS] thread
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    Nice Nissan, looks to be a ka24de? Nice job on the manifold as well.
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