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Ok when i first got my kit, the instructions for the cpu mounting nuts where top nut>spring>plastic washer but i noticed it came with metal washers. I didnt see anything in the instructions about them so i didnt use them but afyer removing my block today i noticed that the plastic washer sunk in from all the presure. My question is do i need the metal washers is it suppose to be top nut>spring>metal washer>plastic washer.? And sorry if there is spelling mistakes im on my phone typing this.
post #2 of 12
I've just had my rasa off earlier today. I'm sure mine goes nut-spring-plastic washer. I have had mine on for a couple of months now and have had it off a couple of times within that period. I have had no issues.

I am unsure of what you mean by they have sunk? If you have everything in the order you say then the washer should be between the spring and the rasa block. I don't see how or where it can sink? Can you post pics?
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post #3 of 12
i recently installed my rasa kit and have my manual handy.

the manual says: Bolt > Nut > Spring > Washer
post #4 of 12
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Yea i saw tht my manual said nut>spring>plastic washer but im confused by the metal ones
post #5 of 12
I didn't use them if it makes you feel any better.
post #6 of 12
I didn't use them either, weren't sure what they where for lol
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I didn't get any metal washers. I suspect the springs are crushing the nylon washer and that's why they are including them, . I would use them: bolt>nut>spring>metal washer>nylon washer>bracket
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I stopped using the washers after the plastic ones were destroyed in the first mounting.
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post
I didn't get any metal washers. I suspect the springs are crushing the nylon washer and that's why they are including them, . I would use them: bolt>nut>spring>metal washer>nylon washer>bracket
Your probably right there, i'll be taking my Rasa off at some point, gonna try remounting (Feel my temps could be a little better) i'll see if my washers have suffered the same fate as the OPs. I may take a photo when i do it if anythings broke and upload it in this thread if its still going, not sure when im going to do this.
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post
I didn't get any metal washers. I suspect the springs are crushing the nylon washer and that's why they are including them, . I would use them: bolt>nut>spring>metal washer>nylon washer>bracket
yep the nylon ones where crushed when i took it off from the pressure but now i have it bolt>nut>spring>metal washer>nylon washer> bracket and know everything is perfect and nothing is getting crushed!
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