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Case cutting mod for better coolingAuthor: Dennis Garcia
Published: Wednesday, June 28, 2000
First I assembled my fan assembily. In this pic you can see the filter material and the casing that holds it. You will also see some mounting screws. Most of the sites that have fan mods don't include these, granted they are hard to find but it makes putting this project together tons easier.
On to the fun stuff. The following pictures show how I cut the square for the intake fan. I used a square so the fan fiter could fit though. In doing so I could use the mounting hardware to hold the fan in place. If you look carefully you will see some notches along two of the edges. That is where the fan mount clips to. I used the Dremel tool to make the cuts and tape as cutting guides. 10-15 min later the space was clear and the fan was mounted.