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Pocket Rocket - Turning a quad bike, into a gaming/show system!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MT Mods, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    Welcome to my Project logs of 'Pocket Rocket'

    What's the deal ?
    For this project, i'll be transforming a brand new 50cc mini quad bike into a full gaming/show system.
    I'll be removing the engine and replacing it with the motherboard and GPU's
    I'll then replace the exhaust system with reservoirs and tubing.
    There's still some stuff to figure out, but very soon i'll get the quad and figure out all that.

    Special thanks to my wonderful partners
    ASUS Republic Of Gamers UK
    Thermaltake technology inc.
    TeamGroup Global
    Cablemod

    Specs
    Intel core i7 7800X
    ASUS ROG Sytrix X299-XE gaming
    ASUS ROG Strix 1080 OC
    ASUS ROG Strix 1080 OC
    TeamGroup T-Froce Delta RGB 16GB DDR4
    Cablemod Custom cables
    Cablemod RGB/W Lighting

    Thermaltake
    Riing Plus 12 RGB Radiator Fan TT Premium Edition
    Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Gold Fully Modular
    2x Pacific T22 Reservoir's
    Pacific P1 Black D5 Pump w/ Silent Kit
    2x Pacific V-GTX 10 Series Transparent (ASUS ROG)
    Pacific W4 Plus CPU Water Block
    Pacific M-Pro G1/4 PETG 12mm Fittings - Black
    Pacific G1/4 PETG Tube 90-Degree - Black
    Pacific G1/4 PETG Tube 45-Degree - Black
    Pacific G1/4 Pressure Equalizer Stop Plug w/ O-Ring - Black
    Pacific G1/4 Female to Male 20mm Extender – Black
    Pacific G1/4 Y Adapter – Black
    Pacific Drain Valve – Black
    Pacific G1/4 Stop Plug w/ O-Ring – Black
    Pacific G1/4 Male to Male 10mm Extender – Black
    x3 V-Tubler PETG Tube 12mm OD 10mm ID 500mm 4 Pack
    Thermaltake Pacific Hard Tube Bending Kit for ID 10mm x OD 12mm Hard Tube
    Thermaltake C1000 Opaque Coolant Black
    Thermaltake Pacific RL360 Radiator


    Photo's!
    So... Here's some photo's of the quad, it's due for delivery on monday, excited to start.
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    So the quad measures at 1 meter long, 60cm wide and 60cm tall. (Tons of space!)
    One of the first things i'll be doing is removing the panels from the quad and spraying the underside of them, hate seeing that white.

    ASUS ROG UK Delivery.
    First up: Strix X299-XE Gaming motherboard
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    Strix 1080 OC edition graphics cards
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    ASUS ROG HB SLi bridge
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    TeamGroup Global T-Force Delta RGB kits
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    Will update more as the final parts arrive, this is to be hopefully completed BEFORE EGX!!
    Insane time frame, but i must try :D

    Thanks for looking.
    Craig.
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2017
  2. Dan103

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 18, 2017

    Posts: 273

    Location: County Durham

    Subbed ! cannot wait to see this finished best of luck ! Going to be pretty tight for EGX ;)
     
  3. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

    Thanks, :D
    Yeah it's tight, had a little misshap with a partner, put me back 2 weeks, so uit'll be all hands on deck for the next 12 days. :)
     
  4. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    Update 1:
    Quad bike has arrived, and put together.
    Currently deciding on where components should go.
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    Will be removing the engine a little later tonight, when the kid goes to bed :)

    Thanks for checking out my logs
    -Craig
     
  5. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    time to get some work done.
    After removing the engine, i had space to start working on the motherboard plate.
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    So i measured, cut to size, drilled little holes for the standoffs, and then drilled holes in the quad chassis, to secure the tray.
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    Got bored waiting for the paint to dry haha

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    Once the paint was dry, i screwed it all down, and it's not perfect, but not supposed to be, it's completely hidden :)
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    Now that it's fitted, i added the MB, and secured that down.
    Perfect fit, Literally no spare space lol

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    Will update more as i go.
    Thanks for looking
    -Craig
     
  6. Dan103

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 18, 2017

    Posts: 273

    Location: County Durham

    Nice to see you making a start. was there much aggro removing the engine ?
     
  7. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

    in all honesty, 4 bolts and it was free. take back wheel off, to get the chain out, done lol.
    Still gobsmacked at how perfect the bay size is for the motherboard. Didn't measure before i bought it, just eyed it up and thought, that's be nice lol.
     
  8. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    Cablemod cables and lights have arrived.
    Already started to train the cables into position.
    Amazing quality and service as always! Thanks guys
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    And how they look in the system!
    Also added the logo's from our partners (Looks way better)
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    Thanks for looking
    -Craig
     
  9. johnny sublime

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 5, 2009

    Posts: 826

    Location: DONcaster

    That is screaming for an electric motor so you can ride into shows
     
  10. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

    Oh godd... no.
    Some people have already said this on social media. Some have also suggested turning a helmet into a sound system too.
    I do like the sound system helmet though :p
     
  11. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    While waiting for the Thermaltake goodies, i got to work on some of the details.
    Like this!

    I used to have a motorbike, always kept my helmets, this was an old one, So.. I cleaned it down.
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    I then sprayed the whole helmet black, and temporarily fitted 2 6w speakers inside the helmet (Will later affix these properly)
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    I personally think the helmet adds so much to the build, Just need to decided exactly where i want to put it, front of the seat or back.

    -Craig
     
  12. mistersprinkles

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Apr 21, 2016

    Posts: 1,246

    Location: Oh Canada!

    This is completely insane but also insanely cool. :) 5/5
     
  13. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

    Thanks :D Insane was the plan lol
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    Back to work on the helmet/Sound
    Sprayed the visor black
    And started to cable manage the 3.5mm jack cable and power cable.
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    vinyl wrapped the side vents, and cut the project name and my name, stuck on the visor.
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    Overall, it adds some really nice aesthetics to the project.
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    What do you think ?
    -Craig
     
  14. mistersprinkles

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Apr 21, 2016

    Posts: 1,246

    Location: Oh Canada!

    It still need a lot of RGB.
     
  15. Dan103

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 18, 2017

    Posts: 273

    Location: County Durham

    nice touch.
     
  16. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    Watercooling is almost all here, just waiting for the CPU block now.

    Here's some snaps!
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    Fittings
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    GPU blocks
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    Fans!
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    PSU
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    PUMP
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    Reservoirs

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    Bending kit (Please note, this ain't no cheap crap barrow kit, this is brushed aluminium with some serious weight)
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    So far i've only played around with some stuff and can say this... Holy ****! lol
    The pump looks like it was purposely designed for this quad.
    It fits the build so well.

    Then the twin reservoirs.... Damnn... this wasn't a planned build, meaning i didn't spenmd hours going over design ideas thinking carefully where to put stuff.. everything has gone on instinct and so far it's gone well.

    Some closing images
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    thank you Thermaltake for this awesome gear, crazy nice too.
    -Craig
     
  17. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

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    UPDATE!
    CPU block has arrived!
    The Thermaltake Pacific W4 PLUS

    Mighty fine looking too!
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    Now we just wait for the radiator, and the quad project will be complete!
    Sorry about the delay in updating, it's been a hellish few weeks, multiple projects in the works.

    Thanks for looking
    -Craig
     
  18. mikeggratton

    Gangster

    Joined: Aug 30, 2012

    Posts: 119

    Location: Manchester

    Epic build, looks amazing so far!
     
  19. MT Mods

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 142

    Location: Scotland

    Thanks :) Really excited to get this finished and running! Been a long time coming :)
     


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