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post #1 of 13
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Ok i just bought a psu sleeving kit and ive been wondering if i need a molex remover or what not,ive seen these online but they seem expensive for just being a little tool and also are they worth it? can i substitute with some other tool? if not where can i get the tools needed for cheap?

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post #2 of 13
frozencpu.com has a plastic tool for 2.99. I got it and it works decent... does the job, but a metal tool will be much better.

when I sleeved my psu I used this kit... it's got everything you need to take off all your connectors.
http://xoxide.com/sunbeam-psu-tool-kit.html
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post #3 of 13
couldnt you just use like a clothes hanger? lol, dont you just stick a lil pin in the hole and pop it out?
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post #4 of 13
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couldnt you just use like a clothes hanger? lol, dont you just stick a lil pin in the hole and pop it out?
Yea thats what im wondering? do i have to pay $20 for a few little tools or can i easily improvise?
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post #5 of 13
you can probably easily improve...way easily.
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post #6 of 13
All it does is put a sleeve down over the pin inside the molex, then push's it out so its straighter I supose. You could use somethinglese just try not to damage the pins.
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Any ideas on how to do that without damaging anything?
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post #8 of 13
why worry about damaging them if you arent going to use them again? after all, thats what theyre for correct? removing.
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post #9 of 13
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Yes im removing them so i can slide some fancy wire sleves onto the wires.... then put the molex connectors back on...
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post #10 of 13
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anyone...im about to just buy them unless someone has a better suggestion.please!
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