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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 (Pro Kit with aluminium Combs)
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.

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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

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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)
Video here:
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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

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This is completely insane but also insanely cool.

:) 5/5

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

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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.

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thank you Thermaltake for this awesome gear, crazy nice too.
-Craig

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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

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  • 3 years later...

It is in a mountain bike, I dare try to turn without leaning at high speed... If you do the bike, however, you can easily drive a push bike with no hands. This is the entire reason. Yes, the bike is going to turn the wheel, I'm not saying that it's not going to turn. You may be like this hand grip for dirt bike guide I'm just saying that you're really not force it. The effect on a dirt bike or a downhill bike is even more pronounced with its higher angles, making it even at low speed but more self-stable.

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