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So my water cooling parts finally came in. Problem the screws that came with my HW Lab rad are nowhere near long enough. I need to screw on some 38mm fans (San Ace 9G1212H1011) I need to be able to go outside with a thin wash, through my fan, and into my Rad. The second Screw just has to go from my Fan through it and into my rad.

The plastic on my San Ace fan is a small bit thicker then my 3000rpm Ultra Kaze fan.
post #2 of 6
I wanna say 1 3/4 but I'll have to find my old screws.

I had 38mm fans on my RX360.
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
I wanna say 1 3/4 but I'll have to find my old screws.

I had 38mm fans on my RX360.
Sounds right.

Odds are a trip to the hardware store is needed...and either more washers or some cutting to get screws the right size.
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post #4 of 6
I use all HW Labs rads and you need M4 x 45mm or M4 x 40mm to mount 38mm fans on a HW labs branded radiator depending on whether you are using a washer or not.
 
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post #5 of 6
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M4x45 for just the fan. m4x50 for Case+Fan. M4x40 left 2 threads protruding after going through the fan.
post #6 of 6
M4x40 is too short. Get the M4x45 screws. M4x42 will also work, but they're generally plastic and strip really easily. A 45mm screw will be plenty for the fan + grill + anti vibration washer/gasket.
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