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RX360 + HAF X + Gentle Typhoon P/P Mounting Problem

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Hey guys, for those of you who have an RX360 and HAF-X, preferably in either pull or push/pull, I am wondering how you guys mounted it.

There are two flat, cross-sectional support bars with receded holes in them (these holes line up with the rad but are wider, possibly requiring a washer). The radiator only provided enough long screws for three fans that screwed in perfectly on the push side.

Perhaps I can use the short stubby screws provided by the fans for push, but they are wider and before I go boring a wider hole into the radiator, I'm wondering if that's what you used for the push fans.

And even then, the head on the screw head is too wide to tuck into the hole on the inside of each corner of the fans. Granted, I can dremel a wider gap to squeeze those screws in there, but something tells me that there's a reason they aren't supposed to fit there. Would help if the gentle typhoons came with a manual at least explaining what those fat stubby screws are for. Using those screws for the pull fans might not work because they appear to be too short to reach the radiator at points where there are the receding holes in the support bars.

Lastly, the pull fans above the flat, cross-sectional support bars won't screw in evenly into the radiator because sometimes the beam will be in between and sometimes the fan would be screwing directly into the radiator.

The only thing I can think if is to buy more long screws and some spacers to make up for the distance variables. But before I go buying stuff and having to wait for it to be delivered, I figured I'd try for an answer that might work based on the parts provided. Besides, I always have really bad luck buying screws. Often the lengths and widths are easy to get right, but the threads often never match what I need.
    
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You keep the top fans outside the case and then the RAD then then the bottom fans.
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I just put my Rasa 360 into my HAF X with just the parts I had.
If I remember right I just use regular fan screws with rubber grommets to hold the rad up and used the long screws that came with the kit to hold my fans for pushing up.
     
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
You keep the top fans outside the case and then the RAD then then the bottom fans.
Yeah I'm trying that:

Fan^Fan^Fan (pull)
--------------- (Chassis / Support Bars)
R.a.d.i.a.t.o.r
Fan^Fan^Fan (push)

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Originally Posted by Zate View Post
Yeah Tink and I have almost identical parts all the way through, so I posted on his thread, but I know there are others who have also gone with these same components.

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Originally Posted by Ithanul View Post
I just put my Rasa 360 into my HAF X with just the parts I had.
If I remember right I just use regular fan screws with rubber grommets to hold the rad up and used the long screws that came with the kit to hold my fans for pushing up.
Where did you get the regular fan screws and rubber grommets?
    
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