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Cooler Master Mastercase Racing, Porsche 917 Le Mans Tribute

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by MonsterMawd, Mar 8, 2016.

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    Finished painting the video card waterblocks, bridges, and backplates with Porsche 917 GULF Racing Factory Blue Paint.

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    Koolance GTX 980 waterblocks with Porsche 917 GULF Racing Factory Blue Paint
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    Koolance waterblocks re-assembled with painted backplates

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    Thank you for watching and commenting! I re-sprayed the front bezel grill to match the case.

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    Decided on dual serial for the SLI bridge so I had to cut and bend new SS tubing segments for entering and exiting the GPU blocks. Here is the Koolance SLI Bridge, GTX Backplate and Blocks

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    On Saturday I received my DDR sticks, 32GB of Corsair Vengeance. The sticks were Black, so I hit local home improvement store and found a great aerosol substitute paint for the Porsche Gulf Racing Blue, it's Harbor Blue enamel paint by Rustoleum. I'm using these to create a DIY video guide to painting DDR heat spreaders, too!

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    A friend referred me to Ensourced for custom paracord cable sleeving and extension cables. I'm really impressed with the quality and price. I thought I'd go with a color that accents the Stainless Tubing, so I bought these three variations of Grey.... Hmmm

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    8 pin GPU Paracord individually sleeved cable in "Smoked Grey"

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    "Charcoal Grey" paracord

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    "Graphite Grey" paracord
     
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    The finished build with piping in place shows it connected differently, and wont be as efficient as it flows immediately in one port, then out the adjacent port.
     
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    I personally like the "smoked Grey" vs the others. I think it looks more like a metallic product than the others and matches the tubing much better.
     
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    I'm voting for the Graphite Grey.
     
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    Thank you!! Finally back from other commitments and got to fill the loop last night for leak testing. Only remaining items on to-do-list are connecting all of the cables, installing SSD and Operating System.

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    Steve would be proud.

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    Back at the workbench today...finally hahaha, what a crazy month... anywho, I created a PSU shroud for my Cooler Master Mastercase 5 build. It's made from 1/8" thick cast acrylic with embedded magnets I found on ebay, I drilled holes and glued on two legs with weld-on acrylic cement for easy on/off installation. Next step is painting the shroud gulf racing blue and draping over the orange stripe onto the shroud.


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    Ok, so Slow progress is better than no progress.. ha! Found time this week to get the Mastercase PSU shroud painted to match the chassis. Here is the plate with and without the gulk racing stripe and just after applying the gloss clear coat

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    This is my favorite one. No doubt.
     
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    Thank you for watching and commenting! I'm looking for GULF pin to mount over the LED, so it's illuminated from behind. Here is some of the progress photos of my SLI bridge mod over the weekend. Replace green nvidia logo with transparent orange acrylic window,

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    Posted video of my SLI Bridge mod and magnetic PSU cover for my Cooler Master Mastercase build

     
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    EEL Ambiense & Noobas4rus got me really interested in customizing mech keyboards after we did this Keyboard Modding Hangout,



    EEL suggested a good mech KB that allowed custom keycaps for my Mastercase Racing 5 gaming PC setup, I've given my Qisan Magicforce "Blue ICE Crystal" 108-Key Mechanical Gaming Keyboard custom keycaps that compliment my GULF RACING Porsche 917 theme.

    The Magicforce Mechanical keyboard utilizes GATERON black key switches. It's really nice deal for $69.99, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01HGDKJK4/?tag=tec06d-20

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    EEL helped me with the layout for the gulf racing theme custom key cap order, $53.75 shipped from from WASD, http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/

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    Shift key was replaced with STICK SHIFT,
    Escape = PIT
    Backspace key = PADDOCK
    Windows key = GULF OIL logo
    Function key is number 5, for Mastercase 5 racing.

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    I have seen this mod around the internet so many times and I love it. For some reason it was never added to the CM gallery. Email us at mod@coolermaster.com.tw so we can get it added. Hope to hear from you soon.
     
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    There's so much attention to detail man, its awesome.
     

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