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It's not hard, I did it with a dry wall saw and some thermaltake fan.

I know I know it's all I had...stupid Winter classes.
Ok so what exact part do I saw?

I will tell my dad cause he has a load of tools, I have my trusty screwdriver and thats it........
    
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post #12 of 26
I know it's small....but the this part.
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post #13 of 26
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I know it's small....but the this part.
Ahhhhhhh I gotcha

How far do you need to cut into it?
    
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Just far enough so that you can get a little wire clip into the screw hole...so maybe 2cm? or so.
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Just far enough so that you can get a little wire clip into the screw hole...so maybe 2cm? or so.
Thanks

Rep+ too J()() all

Will order this on friday.
    
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It works really well in combination
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post #17 of 26
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Take a jigsaw, hold the fan and cut the inside chunk of each corner out (two cuts on each corner, then take pliers and bend the piece back and forth till it snaps off)
Hey Rob,
It looks to me like your fan is backwards, unless the case fan in the pic is an intake (I can't tell) and the clip as well.
It's alot easier to mount the fan with the clip reversed IMO.



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post #18 of 26
An additional Duke Tip
If you add a bend at about a 10-15 degree angle to the V shaped area that fits in the fan screw hole the clips work much better. This makes for a slightly pointer "V" that fits the screw hole much better.
You must add the bend on the side of the "V" that goes twards the HS retaining end.
    
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Hey Rob,
It looks to me like your fan is backwards, unless the case fan in the pic is an intake (I can't tell) and the clip as well.
It's alot easier to mount the fan with the clip reversed IMO.



Sigh, it was backwards. I took the pic, fired it up realized I must have been sleeping (mind you this fan sat in a drawer for about 6 months so I forgot which way was which), took it all apart again and fixed it.

Man oh man that was annoying

Also, the clips had to go that way because of tight clearance with my aftermarket northbridge cooler it was a very tight squeeze
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post #20 of 26
AH, done that myself
Have you though about a push/pull fan set up?
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