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Is there a special crimp tool or size that I need to look for to crimp the pins on fan connector?
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Idk exact size, but I just use the smallest one on my crimper.
    
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There is a gauge size for the fan, I got the crimp tool off Jab-Tech. That particular crimp tool support AWG 18-30 pretty much any fan wires should work. I think most fan use AWG 24 gauge size wire, you can check the gauge size by the small label on the fan wires.
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Needle nose pliers and a dab of solder works as well.
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Needle nose pliers and a dab of solder works as well.
This is what I ended up doing, cheaper and works well enough, thanks.
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Hmm. I use needle nosers, followed by the smallest notch on my crimp tool. First face down into the valley to curl the little flaps around, then flip it and put the back in the valley so the curling tooth comes down and presses the little grippers into the wire.

But I'm definitely interested in a specialized Molex crimp tool. Thanks for finding it. +rep.
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