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post #11 of 24
Please do mine next!!!
Great job
+rep
post #12 of 24
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Thanks for the +Rep guys.

Next up is preping the switches. I can't do the full install because i'm going to disassemble everything for interior paint this weekend. But I did all the prep so I only have to connect the wires when I do re-install.

Comments please ;-)

Switches.. I know they are green and red led, I couldn't get the blue ones, will replace at a later date with blue:


Supplies:


Pilot Hole:




Used Uni-bit for bigger holes:




Switches In:


Time to wire it up:








Heatshrink:


Tie-wrapped for this weekends install:


Heres what it will look like:




More to come..... stay tuned
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post #13 of 24
Looking mighty good.

Keep it up, can't wait for updates.
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post #14 of 24
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Thanks for the comments guys. Tomorrow I'm going to disassemble the rig and prep for chassis painting and tomorrow night I'm going to do the lapping of the cpu & heatsink. Saturday is painting and I hope to have the rebuild done by Sunday night.
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Getting ready to lap HS and CPU.. used 600, 800, 1000 and 1500 grit






Before Shot








After 1000 grit




After 1500 grit


Q6600 Before


After 600 grit


After 800 grit






Obligatory camera shot
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post #16 of 24
damn fine lapping job there
    
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post #17 of 24
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thanks.... Tuniq seemed to take forever to get mirror finish. Very deceiving because out of the box the HS looked extremely flat... turns out it needed quite a bit of work.

The cpu was actually very easy and quick. Took me about 2 1/2 hours for the heatsink and the cpu took less than one hour.
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post #19 of 24
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Complete.. See Post #2 For Final Pics
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post #20 of 24
Turned out very nice! Good work. A buddy at work has on of these cases and likes what you did with the paint work.
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