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flix_29
01-07-2013, 12:46 PM
Hey guys,
for a long time I was just an inactive reader here at xtreme systems, but after seeing the announcment of this contest I needed to register. Even though I had some problems, german mail adresses aren't that popular, I'm finally here to show you my contribution to this contest :cool:



I'd rather let the pictures tell, so let me just say that the theme of the mod is Lamborghini. I really like these cars and I let myself inspired by especially the Lamborghini Aventado and Reventon.

Here some pics of the original case:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1669_zpscf85cbf7.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1675_zps8f4ba0d1.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1677_zpsaf7dccc3.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1679_zps4021a8b4.jpg


The finish is actually to nice to destroy, but who cares? :eleph:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1682_zps8eddb91f.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_1687_zps92a4516d.jpg


Big thanks to my girlfriend and a friend of mine which helped out some times working on the case.


Now I'm very proud to name the sponsors of this project:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/K640_Enermax_07_zps3e4f52c0.jpg (http://www.enermax.com/):

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2264_zps622d8052.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2276_zps062b5395.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2299_zpse3aad4b0.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2310_zps1fd7ca3e.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2282_zps492c7464.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2320_zps2ea1878e.jpg


http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/K640_adata-logo_zpscbb6a72a.jpg (http://us.adata-group.com):

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2212_zpsf2c6a496.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2225_zps9ba87234.jpg



http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/caseking-gutschein_zps1ffe96bc.jpg (http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/BitFenix:.:259.html):

Caseking supports this project with some nice stuff from Bitfenix.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2361_zpscfe793c3.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2364_zpsd60e9d8b.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2366_zps157ef118.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2367_zps5545dd01.jpg


Thanks a lot :)



I hope you have fun while reading this worklog and I'm happy for every feedback


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Now lets start with the first real update about what I did so far!
At first I disambled all the stuff I didn't need, that was a lot :D But I didnt take pictures.

Second step: I cutted some angle sections:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080295_zps1ea3875e.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080298_zpscf886762.jpg


These parts were mounted on top of the case. But why? :P

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080324_zps80c874ed.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080327_zps270d9aec.jpg




After that, I began to cut out some plexiglass.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080301_zpscd6565c6.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080302_zps9dd41eae.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080305_zps20f17008.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080306_zpsde4a41de.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080318_zps113c8768.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080355_zps72c08175.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080342_zps055238e4.jpg


After cutting it, I arrange the parts...

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080310_zpsa5eea419.jpg

...and began to glue them together:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080315_zps5f1ea0de.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080356_zps546469c4.jpg


Some parts were bended by using a heat gun:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080336_zpsb1c0ea7a.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080338_zps2b721aff.jpg


Adjusted, ground and mounted:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080349_zpsa0b21fa6.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080363_zpsd9dcd5ac.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080367_zps81784089.jpg


Continued the glueing:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080379_zps107832f2.jpg


Now it looks like that:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080397_zps67185db5.jpg


The top of the case must be adjusted to fit the All in One Watercooler from Enermax:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080396_zpsc1e8528c.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080388_zps2a4b825d.jpg



Now it's time for the highlight of this mod. :)
What would a Lamborghini mod would be without some gull-wing doors?
I will use some gas springs which are normally used for furniture.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080329_zps5db1cae0.jpg

The bracket on the sidepanel:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080370_zpsb35ac1be.jpg


At the end some pics of the working sidepanels: ;)

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080374_zps68a8eb46.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080375_zpsd95b88d2.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080376_zps89b57b6d.jpg


I hope you like it. ;)

k.3nny
01-07-2013, 03:27 PM
Sick!

thechoozen
01-07-2013, 07:23 PM
hy flix, nice to see you here too!!!
i really like what you did to the doors!!!

Snelleedie
01-07-2013, 11:52 PM
Love the doors man, but with the amount of work U got there something tells me that this case is already close to finished. :p

flix_29
01-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Thanks a lot. :)

Today I started with the front. First I cutted some plexiglas and aluminium bars and screwed it together:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/K800_P1080408_zpsd2a74cc0.jpg


Mounted on the case:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/K800_P1080411_zpsadf26415.jpg


Filed it :

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/K800_P1080415_zpsccc5deff.jpg


Some other Hardware I am going to use:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2344_zps3aa0ad2d.jpg

I love this card :)

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2357_zps5848cc7b.jpg

I am going to work tomorrow the whole day on this mod, I hope I can make a big update tomorrow ;)

flix_29
01-14-2013, 11:48 AM
its time for a new update.

Didn't take a lot of pictures these days, but it was every time the same kind of work: cutting, glueing and filing the plexiglass.

I continued with the front:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080419_zps2b2c8d3f.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080421_zps0f3fb2b1.jpg


Cutting this parts by using a scrollsaw:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080425_zps5dd9833e.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080426_zpsf803c90a.jpg


Started to grind the front and mounted it on the rest of the case:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080428_zps044113e3.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080431_zps079aa7da.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080432_zps717cce86.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080436_zps33206518.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080435_zps136644fd.jpg


Still a lot of work to do...

flix_29
01-15-2013, 12:05 PM
Update time :)

The front is nearly done. :)

Tomorrow I won't go to university... deadline is comming :shocked:



At first I wanted to mount the fan controller inside but I didn't quite know how. So i decided to mount it at a "standard" place.
I don't like to see it all the time so I need a cover. I used some tiny magnets to hold it. Works great.

This is how it looks at the moment:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080442_zps4775770a.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080444_zps5325303b.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080449_zpsad7f12f9.jpg


Hope you like it, see you tomorrow ;)

flix_29
01-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Actually I wanted to be done by now but filling and grinding is such a time waster...


Nothing exciting to see, just some small blocks of plexiglass. They will hold the fins on the front.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080453_zps8256e474.jpg

First coat of primer, just to see where I need to fill again:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080452_zps482b2a84.jpg


Yesterday I broke some parts...
So I needed to fix that. That was really discouraging, but now its done :)


Bended the mesh for the front:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080461_zps7391a664.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080459_zps540aea28.jpg


The top cover is also cutted and glued::

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_2013-01-17105829_zpse1adbf65.jpg


Startet to paint:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080462_zps84b6cfa5.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_P1080467_zps4ad9f22d.jpg


Front is nearly done:

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2397_zpsbb907d22.jpg

flix_29
01-18-2013, 04:33 PM
Thats it :)
Still some small things to do (for example lightning) but I'm satisfied.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_vorne_zps41060848.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_vornebitfenix_zps590749cb.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_schraumlgvorne_zps0437bdcf.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_Seite_zpsa5d8d9ad.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_schraumlglinks_zps8d88e611.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_tuumlrenoffen_zps2b8ab35e.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_hardware_zps297dda7e.jpg

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr5/flix_album/Lian%20Li%20Contest/K800_IMG_2506_zps745b15e2.jpg

Good night ;)

k.3nny
01-19-2013, 01:06 AM
Verry nice :D! *u forgot to paint? the inside of the winghinge :( Its all nice flatblack i like it :D!

masbuskado
01-20-2013, 01:37 PM
Nicely done... excellent craftsmanship... keep the hard work... stuff like this is what we need... :)