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I'd like some ideas on where to mount this heater core...the dimensions of the case are...
Height is 24 ½â€. Width is 7 1/2â€. Depth is 17â€.
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You may want to mount it in the spot I chose first but sideways. That is a huge case. I like the second spot as well up and down.

What were you thinking originally? If you mount it on TOP do you have a pump strong enough?
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Well, #1 spot...PSU location, #2 spot...pump location, heh...I'm pretty sure it'll reach there, I was thinking of returning the pump I bought and getting a stronger one today, but I do think it'll reach that.

Delivery head: 1,50 m/wat.col.; 4 ft. 11 in./wat.col.

Those are the specs I got on my pump, that means I'll be able to pump water 4ft. 11 in. up correct? I am using 1/4" tubing tho, how much will that restrict it?
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I think you could mount a '77 Bonneville in there!

Awesome case man--at first glance I thought it was a home entertainment center. In a sense, I guess it is.
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Found it on ebay for $40 bucks, hopefully will make everything A LOT easier with all of this room! Also, been working on a bunch o' mods with it, modding it and the WC is for graduation project for school...going alright so far. One of my issues with teh case is that it isn't as deep as I would like it...but, i guess the height makes up for that! heh. I'm still thinking on where to mount it, AND HOW! So all input is still appreciated!
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Man I about bought a case like that the other day on ebay. Lots of room for mods.
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post #7 of 7
There isn't really much room to mount that inside your case. If you had a single heater core it's pretty simple. If you want to mount the dual HC internally you're gonna have to make some sacrifices like fans, shrouds, etc. Plus it'll probably have to sit flat and unless it's suspended in mid air you're gonna have dead spots.

Externally you have the ambient temperature advantage plus more room for fans & shrouds. Who knows, maybe you can break out the dremmel and make room inside.
    
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