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post #601 of 720
Thanks! Do you think the sound changes from mounting them vertical to horizontal? I plan on having 4 horizontal, 2 top and 2 button.

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I can only speak for myself but I've had 3 high speeds mounted horizontally for about 6 months and I havent noticed any weird sounds. It is probably time to lubricate them though.
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Thanks! thumb.gif

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post #604 of 720
Yeah I think if you're having noises that it's time to lubricate them. Get some 3n1 or Mineral Oil and a paper towel.

You have to remove the sticker to get access to the centerpin. Next is the rubber plug covering it. Don't lose it. Then you have a plastic/nylon ORing. Use a small flat blade screwdriver and you can get it out without borking it. Lightly pry on it til the split shows itself. Once you find that pry gently at it til it pops it free of the centerpin. Don't losethat badboy or you'll have to replace it with a cotter clip. Gently push on the fan itself because there is a rubber oring under the lock ring that you just took off. Once you remove the blade hub, take a paper towel and run it along the bearing and get all the debris off it that you can without using a ton of force on it. Then check the stators and make sure there are no bits of hair in them as well as the centerpin,(Just did one last week that had a fairly good size hair in it. ) then take a paper towel and put a bit of 3n1(lubricant) on it and run that along the bearing and the centerpin. Snap it back into place making sure not to force the Oring out of the hub and onto the pin. Once it's together give it a spin to check how it feels. If it's stuttery you'll need to add a little more lubricant. If it spins freely with no hangups it should be fine and you can replace everything as it's supposed to be. smile.gif

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post #605 of 720
Is Petra's Tech Shop still ranked good to order me some 140mm and 120mm Yate Fans?

Just dotting my i's and crossing my t's before anything.

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post #606 of 720
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Is Petra's Tech Shop still ranked good to order me some 140mm and 120mm Yate Fans?

Just dotting my i's and crossing my t's before anything.

dja2k

As far as I know it is. The thing to do is check the price plus the cost of shipping compared to other places. That'll tell you if you want them or not. I figure you should be okay, but why take the chance of having to pay a good price for fans if the shipping is gonna be outrageous. For example there was a price at another place that was just too good to pass up. Price was so good that I put 3 of them in my cart and went to checkout. These were flat lightweight items. Shipping was something like $25 for $6 worth of sale items. That's no sale that's regular price plus a reasonable amount for shipping. rolleyes.gif

So make sure to comparison shop everything whenever at all possible. thumb.gif

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Thanks! Shipping at Petra's wasn't that bad, $9 shipping for 8 fans.
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Damn that is pretty good for 8 fans. smile.gif

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hey guys

how do you know if you are getting the crappy YL fans or good ones? i was going to buy a few from here. The fans sound perfect for what i need and will be buying some 140mm fans as well. but after reading that there is a poor quality version of these fans that get sold I'm thinking twice about it.
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hey guys

how do you know if you are getting the crappy YL fans or good ones? i was going to buy a few from here. The fans sound perfect for what i need and will be buying some 140mm fans as well. but after reading that there is a poor quality version of these fans that get sold I'm thinking twice about it.

Isn't that the only Aussie site that carries Yate Loon? Not being from Down Under, I cannot rightly say but that seems to be where everyone here goes for gear. thinking.gif

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