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How do I secure my pumps to the bottom of the case? I see there is this weird pad...is it sticky? They also sent screws, what is that for?

I will also be installing them into a DDC Dual Top so how do I make sure it is 100% secured to my case?
post #2 of 14
double sided sticky pad and 2 bolts for extra security

exterior 3m double sided tape (available at local hardware store) works great hold GREAT after about 2 hours of sitting
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post #3 of 14
Which pump model do you have exactly? The MCP350 and MCP355 have feet specifically for mounting to the case, and the MCP35X has two threaded holes on the bottom of the pump.

As long as there is something soft, like rubber or foam between the pump and the case you shouldn't run into any problems with vibration.
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Yeah I've got an MCP35x. I'm getting pissed off too because they didn't send me anything to remove the odd shaped screws from the bottom with.

I hope the DDC Dual Top comes with that because I can't find any that fit...
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What does the screw look like?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screw_drive
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post #6 of 14
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It's a somewhat large hex. Not large enough for my CPU/GPU waterblock hex wrench to work but not small enough for my others.
post #7 of 14
ah that pump should be fine with double sided sticky tape

your top will fit just gotta secure it so it doesn't flop around
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WHy don't you just use this:




Sorry could not resist .


Will we be seeing a work log or at least some images of your build soon - I hope so??



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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post
It's a somewhat large hex. Not large enough for my CPU/GPU waterblock hex wrench to work but not small enough for my others.
Maybe it is a metric/inches thing?


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post #10 of 14
Metric Hex then. Do you happen to have one?

Also, have you tried just using a smaller head? Sometimes it will fit well enough to allow extraction of the screw.
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