This isn’t your usual Case Mod! Engine PC

18. april. 2021
420 938 Ganger

You guys said I should build a PC in an engine... so I did!
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  • Using an actual small block electric water pump for the cooling system pump would be cool.

    HoogovensHoogovens12 timer siden
  • You should use a slightly perforated tubing for the exhaust headers

    Boomer CorleyBoomer Corley14 timer siden
  • If it's possible to set up your fan RGB to flash in the correct firing order, that would be badass.

    Majima NowhereMajima Nowhere19 timer siden
  • Use Adhesion promoter plz

    Bigboyxxx420Bigboyxxx42021 time siden
  • when is part 2:P?

    Christer AspenChrister Aspen23 timer siden
  • Wish you were a Ford man jay.

    Mich ConnorMich ConnorDag siden
  • If you want a 360 rad to fit you could just turn it into a 4.3 block.

    mr1337357mr1337357Dag siden
  • 2JZ swap or bust bro

    Jondrew1Jondrew1Dag siden
  • It's almost a must to figure out how to use a Meziere electric water pump to run the water cooling.

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  • I just went in there, and Phil is gonna be runnin' THREE Honda Civics with 3090's. And on top of that, he just came into Harry's and he ordered three X570 mobos, WITH NOS, and liquid cooled exhaust!

    Mirsad RedzovicMirsad RedzovicDag siden
  • Suggestion, you gotta do gas color water like a yellowish hue Can't wait to see this engine run!

    Paul GalePaul GaleDag siden
  • See about mocking up a pair of headers and add a 120mm (something really high rpm) for the header collector to exhaust everything out

    rewop23usrewop23usDag siden
  • Jay are you sure redux has no parts markup? Looks like 3080 they are charing 1100....that might be lower than scalpers but it isnt MSRP

    James BerryJames BerryDag siden
  • have the tubing come out the exhaust headers!

    Sour DieselSour DieselDag siden
  • I Can't believe I only came across this video now, I love this idea of combining the pc into a racing simulator. How will you incorporate the power supply to match this I wonder, maybe perhaps hide as a Holly dominator ECU of some sorts. I can't wait to see this project in it's completed staged...

    Wessel PretoriusWessel PretoriusDag siden
  • i saw the exhaust ports provided enough airflow but still think it would be cool to see custom headers with maybe with fans at the ends for extra push/pull assist

    Timothy PeartTimothy Peart2 dager siden
  • maybe coat it with mod podge to seal it, then prime it . that is what diorama makers do to build stuff out of foam materials

    CyrilouCyrilou2 dager siden
  • High rise intake manifold to mount the motherboard and GPU.

    MrB3RTMrB3RT2 dager siden
  • Where's part 2?

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  • uh no

    Samot OremorSamot Oremor2 dager siden
  • This is pretty sick !

    Jan-Peter FrankeJan-Peter Franke2 dager siden
  • Jay, Why not buy a valley cover plate to mount the motherboard and video card?

    Michael BatsonMichael Batson3 dager siden
  • That’s going to look tremendous!

    Philip WilliamsonPhilip Williamson3 dager siden
  • It would be kind of cool to maybe run the wires from the PSU through a distributor cap and make it look even more like a stock motor.

    Ben MerrillBen Merrill3 dager siden
  • There was so much drama cause of this PC engine on reddit Lol......... i recommend ppl look into it........

    KoreaRiceBoxKoreaRiceBox3 dager siden
  • The fan wires can be your spark plug wires

    Jerry ManciniJerry Mancini3 dager siden
  • 6:32 Hey Phil! Wait..... Phil isn't behind the camera?

    Shaun The CeraunophileShaun The Ceraunophile4 dager siden
  • ???

    ZonediverZonediver4 dager siden
  • you have to put the pump where the water pump would be and have tubes running out the front

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  • Have the exhaust ported and polished and it'll up your hp airflow! Lol

    Michael GoodwinMichael Goodwin4 dager siden
  • Intake scoop!

    AArdy AArdvarkAArdy AArdvark4 dager siden
  • SMH. Ur crazy lol (love it)

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  • No Jay reservoirs

    Duane PutnamDuane Putnam5 dager siden
  • You could rear mount it to the back of the seat make it a rear engine

    Panther DenPanther Den5 dager siden
  • You (or me), could design a or CPU cooler (or if its too hard, utilizing a Chev chrome cover) that looks/functions like a air cooler on top of the motherboard (circular chrome an actual engine air filter)...remove the cover to reveal the motherboard. I have an idea about the rads and front of the block. Holly shit. ..Jay I have a whole heap of ideas for your project.

    Nicholas BosnakisNicholas Bosnakis5 dager siden
  • missed your chance to LS swap your PC bruh

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  • It’d be cool if you ran LED strips in the both combustion chambers so the lights made the PC look as if the engine’s actually on since you could feel the heat through the exhaust ports. I’m not sure what kind of look you’re going for or how complicated you’d want to make the build, but it would also be cool if you made a supercharger to house the graphics card above the motherboard and added a “bug catcher” style blower where the intake vents would open based on the clock speed of the fans to simulate throttle response or engine workload.

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  • We getting an update on this sometime?

    StephenStephen5 dager siden
  • Liquid reservoir distributor?

    Trevor IrvineTrevor Irvine6 dager siden
  • I’d want a real one then have water cooling go through the actual engine channels, feel like that’d be super cool.

    Conor timmConor timm6 dager siden
  • i wonder what the passive cooling capacity of an engine block would be

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  • I know I'm a little late to this but any time you're dealing with casted materials like that they will usually use a release agent to get it out of the cast. You need to wash it with dish soap to get it off. Similar to resin models.

    jonathan schoenherrjonathan schoenherr6 dager siden
  • is it gonna take a year to complete jay?

    kenkai shinkenkai shin6 dager siden
  • Go get some Helicoil that are correct size for mounting the rad , drill holes and screw in Helicoils "voilà " a threaded insert in correct location that can be reused for servicing later when it needs an oil change

    chad burtchad burt6 dager siden
  • This whole project is bad a$$!!!! I couldn't justify a $400+ custom case until I saw this, the combination here is perfect!

    Michael McArthurMichael McArthur6 dager siden
  • Lifter valley oil baffles protect the bottom of your intake from hot oil splashing out of the lifter bores. Lightweight aluminum tray holds the lifters in their bores, preventing the loss of oil pressure or possible bearing damage in the event of push-rod or rocker arm failure. Yes lifter valley.

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  • Please do the fan lights like the fireing order would be.

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  • Have the fans light up in the firing order of the engine

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  • I really like how the 'first of many' is still a decent chunk of content unlike a lot of multi-part builds really avoid showing any actual building on the first video.. 👍Looking forward to the next!

    Stuart CorbishleyStuart Corbishley7 dager siden
  • inline 6 with turbo air cooler would be nice too. V8 is getting too old.

    JoBBuSJoBBuS7 dager siden
  • With the near correct rectangle metal cover, that cpu cooler could look like a Rochester Fuel injection system used on the early SBC.

    Ken BlackKen Black7 dager siden
  • Intake gaskets and drill holes

    Ken BlackKen Black7 dager siden
  • The 350 came out in 1969 and I believe ceased in 1999, somewhere around there.

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  • Adhesion promoter for polyurethane before you prime. Also some polyfill or featherfill 2k primer will full in a lot of those pits.

    Charles W.Charles W.7 dager siden
  • put that in a racing sim setup :D

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  • Block facing forward in sim frame, mobo ports facing back where you can connect your racing wheel and bits and pieces (keyboard, mouse, whatnot). gpu outputs facing front where you can connect to your monitor/s. Should work nicely!

    generalrengeneralren7 dager siden
  • Does Jay build computers for people? I wouldn't mind having him build me one but can't figure out how to contact him.

    Paul WardPaul Ward8 dager siden
  • They sell valley covers you can use, then drill and tap onto

    Jared martinezJared martinez8 dager siden
  • The oil filter boss needs to be a water reservoir for water cooling

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  • Hey I was thinking if you made it light up 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2, on the fans it would mimic the firing order of a SBC

    chad burtchad burt8 dager siden
  • i would put an actual radiator in front of it with a jegs type fan. heads can hold coolant

    Engine InformantEngine Informant8 dager siden
  • I am thinking fake spark plugs drilled out,hollow leads running to them with the wires for the fans,fed from a distributor cap.. see where I am going with this ?

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  • 427Ci of cooling potential lol

    Daniel WilkasDaniel Wilkas8 dager siden
  • I think you should flip the radiators around and run the tubing to where the water pump would go and you can put your reservoir and your pump there and run green coolant.

    Brandon GulbisBrandon Gulbis8 dager siden
  • poly urethane needs a special primer or the paint will peel. also etching primer is for etching raw metals not plastics. computer guy that is a car nerd here.

    TbarrfowTbarrfow8 dager siden
  • A Noctua themed PC would be cool. Like using the light and dark brown colors on the case, PSU cables and stuff like that. With A LOT of brown Noctua fans oc.

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  • Phill: *walks over* Me: "OMG, Jay has an Umpalumpa!"

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  • Since you're using 480 mm rads, since you put 4 fans on each side, you could set up the lighting to reflect the firing order of each cylinder... that would be pretty damn cool. :) Also, for holding the radiators down onto the block, what about the old-school valve cover wing-nuts in chrome?

    Andrew HornbackAndrew Hornback8 dager siden
  • I know you wont see this but if you did it where it fan flicker in a sequence you could time it to make it the same firing pattern as the actual engine Also if rusted go copper tubes would look sweet IMO

    YourKing HockeyYourKing Hockey8 dager siden
  • Smartest man alive

    Patrick HabeggerPatrick Habegger8 dager siden
  • I literally just realized how short Phil is in comparison to Jay lol

    i AnimeGodi AnimeGod9 dager siden
  • for $400 plus bucks, it would have been cheaper to use an actual engine block from a junkyard and pay a buddy to acetylene torch the internals out

    Joshua SzetoJoshua Szeto9 dager siden
  • Nice vid see u guys in 2 years when the build is finished

    Blair JacobsBlair Jacobs9 dager siden
  • would of been better to use sheet metal.. I would of gone with a slight bigger engine block to cater for an atx or server mainboard It also depends on the game you are going to install with dlc and mods personally i would also cater for a kvm control switch

    Jason howeJason howe9 dager siden
  • There should be a version of this edited just enough to give the impression you're working with a real engine block. See if you can fool anyone with handling it like it's almost weightless.

    UnCrunchUnCrunch9 dager siden
  • You need to code your fans to light up in piston firing order!! that would be epic!!

    CharlySwitzyCharlySwitzy9 dager siden
  • Use some arduinos to make the dash acutally work!!!!!! wrap around projector screen and 3 axis force feedback. hit up the guys over at Hacksmith Industries for help :)

    Leigh GarnerLeigh Garner9 dager siden
  • get an actual junk transmission and cut the bell housing off and use that to hide the wires coming out the back. If it were my build I would hog out the valley and set the MB down in there and find someone to vacuum form a Lexan (or some thin plastic) mold of an actual manifold as a cover, we had a rig in school that did that.

    ReaprxXxReaprxXx9 dager siden
  • If you don't take advantage of the oil filter spot for a tank reservoir to use with the water cooling I'll be really disappointed lol. Put an oil pan on it and make a stand around that to hold the motor up.

    violentdawgviolentdawg9 dager siden
  • There needs to be an acrylic box around the heat sink to simulate the scoops on old drag cars, just saying

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  • making the fans flash in the firing order would be really neat.

    James OwenJames Owen9 dager siden
  • Velocity stacks over the GPU.

    Namegoeshere OrhereNamegoeshere Orhere9 dager siden
  • Cool it with a car radiator mounted in front of it!

    Hammyboi GamingHammyboi Gaming9 dager siden
  • What if you had a plastic exhaust and the exhaust was the heat from the radiator blowing downwards? id honestly do that myself and it would look much cooler

    Transgender.Mutual.Gaming&RetroTransgender.Mutual.Gaming&Retro9 dager siden
  • For your radiators, you could cut thin strips of metal with screw holes that line up with the radiator holes and screw holes that line up with the valve cover bolt holes. Insert small enough screws or pegs through the valve cover holes in the thin strip of metal so that they can drop/slide into the valve cover bolt holes. Then screw the strip to the radiator and you will then be able to set the radiators onto the heads! Can't wait to see what you do with this! edit: You could even use automotive plastic push pins so that its pressed on and could still be pried or pulled off. I would also use some sort of gasket or thin double sided tape to seal the radiators to the heads.

    Matt SmithMatt Smith9 dager siden
  • yet one more pc that will take years

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  • Please tell you're slapping a turbo on this bad boy 😂

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  • Moist

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  • Having worked with plastic in computer cases before I can tell you one thing for sure. You want the metal sheet for a ground. If you don't have it you might wind up having random rebooting or other static related malfunctioning.

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  • If you air cooled you could put a big 8” fan coaxel and put a old round filter and hat for your carb blowing right on the motherboard

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  • Facing

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  • I would not have the motherboard on top, but on the bottom

    bart klumpenaarbart klumpenaar9 dager siden
  • use the oil filter connection as a pump/res. combo

    Steve EasterlingSteve Easterling9 dager siden
  • This is awesome. Very excited about this build.

    Andrew TuckerAndrew Tucker9 dager siden
  • I wish my boss would build a racing sim for the work place.

    Justin Note3Justin Note310 dager siden
  • This needs zoomies more than anything I have seen in my life

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  • New test bench hearddddddd

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  • Multi-port COOL injection!

    Thedosius DreamtwisterThedosius Dreamtwister10 dager siden
  • I'm sorry but I just don't get it. The dude that did the engine block build used a real block, aluminum, and he noted that it basically weighed the same or marginally more than a big full tower case. Doing this out of a poly mock-block is just derivative and less authentic. But we'll see.

    Mark LetschMark Letsch10 dager siden
  • You should use fans that are able to daisy chain to reduce the wires on the radiators.

    Mark McRaeMark McRae10 dager siden