How To & Parts Guide S2 Lambo Door Butterfly Scissor Side Panel PC Case Mod

02/16/2019
by Bill Owen
How To & Parts Guide S2 Lambo Door Butterfly Scissor Side Panel PC Case Mod

Bill Owen & Mosquito share the do-it-yourself steps in modifying the Fractal Design S2 case with Lambo Door style side panels. These doors have also been described as Butterfly doors or Super car style scissor doors. Mosquito and Bill plan to share more PC case mod guide videos with Fractal Design's Define S2 chassis. Their goal is to get people excited again about easy do-it-yourself case mods. You don't need to own this case.


Use this guide as inspiration to create your PC case mods with any brand case. Just use your imagination and improvise. The series will end of with a fully functioning custom watercooled Fractal Design Define S2 PC build by Bill and Mosquito.

List of Links to Parts & Supplies used for Lambo Door PC Case Mod.

Fractal Design Define S2 case, https://amzn.to/2W2wECB

*Red Quik latch push button releases for lambo door pc case mod panels:

Quik-Latch Products QL-25-RD22, https://amzn.to/2Fai0Ue

Cabinet Hinges for Lambo Door PC Case Mod:

Qrity 170 degree cabinet hinges, https://amzn.to/2T4jL9h

Attaching hinges to spacer plate and acrylic lambo doors:

16x 8/32 x 1/2" screws for hinges, https://amzn.to/2TypLw2

16x 8/32 nuts for hinges to panels, https://amzn.to/2TyC2jW

Fasteners to tighten friction and increase lift force of Cabinet hinges:

12x 6/32 x 1-1/8" screws tighten hinge, https://amzn.to/2XUGWX7

12x 6/32 Nylon Lock Nuts, https://amzn.to/2TCU9p8

Parts for fabricated left side "Quik latch" latching ball socket bolt post:

2x Black PC Thumbscrews, https://tinyurl.com/y2jp23xu

2x 6/32 nuts for attaching bracket, https://amzn.to/2CiTlLf2x

6/32 washers, https://amzn.to/2VWdEFR


Download Printable Template for Lambo Door Case Mod Spacer Plate for Hinge Mount

Download PDF to your PC, then open and print. Otherwise it won't print to scale.
















6x 6/32 x 1-1/8" Long, Machine Screws to tighten middle of hinges (2 per hinge, 2 hinge per side, 4 hinges total)

6x 6/32 Nylon Lock Nut (3 per hinge, 2 hinge per side, 4 hinges total)

4x 6/32 x 1/4" Long Machine Screws to tighten base of (1 per hinge, 2 hinge per side, 4 hinges total)

Fasteners for attaching Mounting plates to side panels (one plate per side)

16x 8/32 x 1/2" Long 18-8 Stainless Steel Hex Drive Flat Head Screw. (8 screws per side)

16x Black-Oxide Steel SAE Washer for Number 6 Screw Size, 0.156" ID, 0.375" OD (8 washers per plate)

Order Quik-Latch Products QL-25-RD22 22mm Diameter Red Anodized Aluminum Mini Quick Release