Wire Harness Connectors?

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  1. coalman

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    These connectors are Delphi Packard type, correct? If so does anyone have tool recommendation's for pulling the inserts out? Thanks
     
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    They are called Packard 56 connectors. I just use a small pair of needle nose pliers on the male ones and a small flat screw driver on the female ones.

    Cley
     
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      Ok, Thank you....
       
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      My smallest screwdriver was still a bit too fat so I flattened the end of a piece of coathanger and tweaked it with a file.
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        Thanks, one thing I have are small screw drivers, I don't know if I have a small enough needle nose like 89on35s stated...
         
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        Yeah, Needlenose work best, but you could also nudge the 'barb' bit over with the screwdriver enough to pull the connector out of the holder. Just be sure you're pushing at the spade from the correct (barb) side. The other side won't move.
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          Any recommendations on crimping tools for these??? Thanks
           
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          You can buy special crimpers for them but I use high quality (Greenlee, Klein or T&B) electrical crimpers and make sure you fold the tabs right. You'll know what I mean when you do it. They can always be soldered after crimping but I never bothered.

          Cley
           
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          Ok, Thank you...
           
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            Had I known they were that cheap I'd have bought one. Maybe still will.

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            Anyone have a good source for these connectors? Thanks
             
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            I just searched Packard 56 on Ebay. That's where I got mine.

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            Ok, Thanks....