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Grrrrrrr!!!!!!! (Screw broke off CPU water block)

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  1. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Jesus, right in the middle of FINALLY assembling my 2500K system to start crunching and a fucking screw frigging broke off on the CPU waterblock mounting plate!!! :banghead::banghead::banghead:

    I have a sneaking suspicion that the damn thing was fucked up from the get go!

    Got a Swiftech GTZ awhile back and noticed that two of the mounting screws had, in the past, been installed with a screw driver rather than the outer thumb screw usage. A couple of them went in kind of tough but were going in okay. Was adjusting from side to side when one of them just let go! Was using my fingers to tighten them. That is what makes me believe there was a crack in that screw to start with.

    None the frigging less, this fucking build is, once again, put on the damn back burner until I can pick up the back plate and screws! Naturally the mounting screw broke off flush with the back plate. :banghead:

    God Damn It, I am about to sell this shit off guys!!!! Every damn time I go to put this system together, some other fucking crap happens!

    On a good note, I did get the pump and res mounted and plumbed. :laugh:
     
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    You feel better now:laugh:?
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :roll: Not really, but damn Bog, that was funny as hell and did make me frigging laugh out loud!! :roll:

    Thanks bro!

    Of course now I am pretty much needing a damn water block or plate and screws for this shit. :laugh:
     
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    You forgot the [rant][/rant] tags stinger. Being SB, there's still BSOD 124's to play with once it's up and running :laugh:

    Anyway, good luck with that build/re-sale :toast:
     
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    Hey stinger if you want to send the block to me I can see what I can do with extracting the broken screw and repairing the threads. We also do machine work at my job. :toast:
     
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    Try super glue on a screw driver you don't need. Just rember to let it set.
     
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    :rockout: yea I am going to take it to work Monday. Just damn it! Wanted to get this puppy running today. I am a machinist by trade, so I can get that damn thing out.......But, the screw broke off at the seat. Still need to either machine a screw or buy one.

    Oh yea......And damn!!!!!!!! I am currently frigging ROCKING OUT on some Led Zeppelin "Moby Dick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Go John Bonham!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    ^^ just got some new cans and should find one of the drives with that track on it.
     
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    John Henry Bonham is the best Drummer to ever live. With Jimmy Page being one of the greatest guitarist. No wonder it was such a great group. :toast:
     
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    How do you think I would feel if I broke a bolt in the CPU socket on my LGA2011 board. The back plate is built into the motherboard. Now you're short a P9X79 Deluxe. That's one expensive brick. I like the socket being built into the motherboard because it keeps installation easy, but it makes you worry about the mount itself.
     
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    :banghead: I know how it feels man. :banghead:
     
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    :respect::respect::respect:Hell yea!!!!!! Been listing to it on a set of Logitech Z5500's!!!!!!! Frigging awesome when things are down!
     
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    Well crap, since this dang 2500K is on the back burner for yet another week, I am putting my little ION system crunching.

    At least it will be another 4 cores crunching for the team. :)
     
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    patience my friend. I own a DSM, and these things are nothing but headaches most of the time. I've owned it for over five years now and I love it to death. There's always setbacks my friend, take it easy, use this time to cool off and go at it once the new mounting hardware comes in! Keep us posted but don't sell it! :)
     
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    Aint that the truth. Dsm stands for don't start monthly. I own 2 of the cursed things. :banghead:
     
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    Bro, I gotta show you a video of my rear diff, holy crap! Thank god I just got my solid diff bushings in today! Going to do them, the subframe, and the driveshaft carrier bushings this weekend. My rear diff has play about two inches up and down! Insane!

    So yeah, patience my friends, patience!
     
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    Crap man. I haven't even though of checking mine. Maybe I should.


    And for those who don't know what we are talking about.


    This is a Dsm.

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    And Also this


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    And this is what we as Dsmers feel.


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    shit the Uk version of that pic looks so lame in my head , an escort turbo followed by a soup'd up fiesta 2L (200Bhp) both reasonable cars for a young hoodlem over here but they look funny imagineered into that pic :) I too have a DSM and my last 5 Dsm's did me well for 1-3 years a piece, the trick is dont spend too much and have enough for the next shitter within reach(borrows count)

    cheers for Dsm im keeping that one
     
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    The Blue one I picked up for $800 with a wrecked clutch. I went in a rebuilt the engine and trans, also installed a Exedy clutch. Now it's a Daily driver.
     
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    Man, I got a huge task coming up with mine. Doing Drive shaft Carrier Bushings, Rear Diff Bushings and Rear Subframe bushings. Yep :(
     
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    Man I pitty you on the carrier bearings. The diff and subframe aren't bad but that little bastard in the drive shaft sucks. I got to change the clutch Mc tomorrow in the blue one. Great fun..
     
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    I just wished I could find a fixable 1G for a good price. Around here they are either been to mexico or back (yea RICEd to the MAX) or they are in the junk yards with too much wrong.
     
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    Hell if you where close enough I would cut you a deal on old blue. Ol red and me will never part ways. I really only need one dsm. :toast:
     
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    HMMM I know if we did you would have more crunchers cause I would be getting rid of them and driving ole blue home! There is one local on craigslist but jumped time and has bent valves for 1250$ too much honestly. If I had to get that I would do gates timing belt with hydraulic pulley, balance shaft removal and 272 cams but.... I wish :(

    I had a 1996 DSM with a 420A but it was a POS for sure!
     
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