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post #1 of 4
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hey guys so i have a PA120.2 rad, and the holes for the fans dont seem to have any thread on them.

is that comon?

what can i use to make the thread?
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post #2 of 4
Just get some sheet metal screws and it will work fine depending on how thick the metal is. My black ice radiator has thin metal so just get some sheet metal screws and you're good to go. Just don't go too deep.
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post #3 of 4
Make sure they are the correct thread screws. Some use 6-32 and some use m4. I tried m4 on a rx360 and it seemed like there was no thread. If that's not the case then shorty fan screws work well
 
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post #4 of 4
Use a hand tapper with a #6-32 self-aligning bit. Be sure to use plenty of cutting oil, else you risk damaging the threads of the tap itself. I actually opened up the holes with a #29 and tapped them to #8-32 (allows for the use of thicker, stronger screws). And don't forget to install the neoprene gasket .
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