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I was going to make some changes to my NexXxoS Xtreme III radiators mounting but the M3 screws I bought don't fit. I know thees standard hardware store screws witch I think are UNC 6-32 (DIN934 ?) fit my Swiftech MCR320 so the thread's on NexXxoS the must be some other kind frown.gif

So I'm contemplating what to do headscratch.gif. I checked my WC part source (aquatuning) and they have differently threaded screws identified with a DIN number. Does anyone know the correct DIN number that fits NexXxoS radiators? The screws there are a bit expensive (0,5€ a piece eek.gif) so I'm also considering re taping the holes. Any advice on that approach? The difference does not feel very big so I could just force the "standard" screws but then I'm worried about the threads stripping later. The same thing could happen even if I re tap the treads as the hole size does not change. What I'm not gona do is re drill and tap the holes to M4's (I don't trust my self with a drill anywhere near this thing).
Edited by Bit_reaper - 2/11/12 at 2:03am
    
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A quick Google search tells me the thread's are m3 so maybe you picked up the wrong ones and you have m4 or something
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Lol. 12 minutes late. I solved the "problem". Turns out the issue was with the radiator. I tried all the holes in order and it turns out that some of the holes where poorly taped or had paint in them. I figured it out by trying a M3 nut on the factory screws and the new ones I bought. Perfect fit. So I went back and noticed that the screws turned freely in some of the thread an would jam in others so a bit of brute force fixed the issue redface.gif
    
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