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Anyone know the type of screws I need to mount a fan to the rad on my Asetek LCLC?

They are long and thin ones if that helps
    
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Which one do you have? 92mm or 120mm? What model number?

Probably 1 1/2 or 1 1/4 (inches), but depends on the model I believe.
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Which one do you have? 92mm or 120mm? What model number?

Probably 1 1/2 or 1 1/4 (inches), but depends on the model I believe.
120mm is the fan thats on at the moment, I want to mount one the other side too.
    
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You know, you could just measure your screw or take one into a harware store to get an exact answer and a perfect solution!

Asetek does not say what size on their site, so I would just do that. I know that requires leaving and talking to people lol.
 
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post #5 of 6
Check what's on there first. Always the best option.

That being said, you likely need a 1 1/4" 6-32 machine screw for a 25mm thick 120mm fan. For 38mm fans, you need 1 3/4" 6-32 (for panaflos, etc).

Again I can't stress enough to either measure the ones on the other side first, ask Asetek, or slowly screw it in and make sure it isn't hitting by doing one corner with the fan swung around so that you can see the inside and check how deeply the screw is going after secure mounting.
post #6 of 6
Check your rad specs from the manufacturer's website. They're either going to be 6-32 or M3, maybe M3.5 or M4. I've seen different screws for different rads. If 6-32 are what you need, these or these will work nicely, we also have M3 in stock.
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