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post #21 of 24
Good placement of the reservoir, looks very clean! Looking forward to more updates
post #22 of 24
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Finally making some progress!!

1. Taking apart fans for painting!

Yate Loons:
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Best I can tell from online research these are the TRUE Yate Loons (ordered from Jab-Tech as direct from OEM.)
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Nzxt 140mm:
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Painting Fans:

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2. MCP35x replacement and heatsink arrived from Swiftech, this one was much nicer! Mounting MCP35x and heatsink to case.

Drilled mounting holes for heatsink:

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Mounting heatsink:

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Pump Mounted to heatsink:

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Added fill port, had to cut out a bit of a notch and then just slid right in:

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And last but best of all, All ready to start leak testing!:

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Update: Leak test has been in progress for two hours now, so far so good!
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Edited by Cheezit73 - 3/27/12 at 4:27pm
    
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post #23 of 24
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Good placement of the reservoir, looks very clean! Looking forward to more updates

Thanks saucon, I am very happy about how it is turning out!
    
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post #24 of 24
Great build. I like how you retained both drive bays without it looking cluttered. Definitely taking some ideas from yours for my upcoming water build.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Hitachi Desk Star x2 LG DVD-R-RW NZXT FN140 XSPC raystorm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech Helix Swiftech MCP35X EK Multioption Advanced 150 XSPC EX360 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Monsoon Compression Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Viewsonic 21" Microsoft Digital Media Pro 
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Corsair TX750M NZXT Switch 810 CM Storm Xornet Steel Series 
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