Intel Tribute PC to Schabel Honda CRX ITA Racing Car
This is Tribute PC to Tom Schabel, inspired by his 1990 Honda CRX Si ITA Racing Car.
This project is being sponsored by INTEL!
NZXT's Phantom 410 was donated to this project by The Smart Computer store. I don't think we could have chosen a better PC case for emulating our Honda CRX race car theme.
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Bill Owen brainstorming ideas for modding the NZXT Phantom 410 while visiting Tom's Honda CRX Si SCCA ITA Racing car in Storage at TheAlignmentGuy.com
"It's got an issue with the idle" Jeff said as he helped a customer. "His shop is open on Sundays?" I thought to myself. This was my first time meeting Jeff. I knew of him and his shop through this forum and friends. You feel like you already know him because he was recommended on your best friend's experiences. It's like being referred to a Doctor. All of us in this forum can get overly sensitive to whom we'll allow to wrench on our race car. I had only planned on being at Jeff's shop for an hour and slowly became immersed in "The Art of Wheel Alignment" and "Life of a Sole Proprietor Car Shop." Five hours later the three of us went out to dinner. I had a great time and will be sharing my visit as a highlight in the build video.
I sat behind the wheel of the CRX imagining the excitement Tom felt on the track. I wanted to wake it from it's slumber, and find an empty road, mash the throttle and really feel the car out.
Jeff Forss and Greg Lorsung share stories about Tom during his racing career. We all agreed that the "Schabel Tribute" computer should be located on the counter behind the Alignment rack, so customers can access internet while waiting.
Jeff "The Alignment Guy" Forss warns to stay behind shop safety line, otherwise you'll get "Slammed!"
Thank you to Biostar for supporting this tribute custom PC build with their new Hi-Fi Z97Z7 Ver. 5.x
- Support for 4th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, enables overclocking on Unlocked Intel® Core™ Processors
- Intel Z97 single chip architecture
- Support 4-DIMM DDR3-2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2200 up to 32G maximum capacity
- On board HDMI supported 4K2K resolution enables high-definition image display
- 100% Solid Capacitors
- BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Technology inside
- Hi-Fi Cap for premium sound quality with lower distortion
- Support PCIe M.2(10Gb/s)
- Support SATA Express(10Gb/s)
- Intel SRT (Smart Response Technology)
- Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology)
- Intel Rapid Start Technology
- Intel Smart Connect Technology
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