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How-to: Another how-to on de-soldering the chip (95 OBD I VR6s)

From gti-vr6-owner@dev.tivoli Mon Aug 24 16:10 CDT 1998
From: "Holland J. Phillips" <phillip3@Apple>
To: "Andy Nguyen" <aqn@dev.tivoli>,
Subject: Re: [gti-vr6] G-Chip
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 1998 13:56:15 +0100
 
>I have heard that Todd Sager (of A&W E, a distributor of the G chip)
>  does it using a propane torch with a small "fish tail" head to melt
>  ALL the pin solders on one side at a time.

I use an electric heat gun to do the same thing.  You move the output of
the gun around and around the chip until the solder flows, then just
"flick" the chip off the board.  It's not that hard, but if you're not
entirely confident, you should probably have someone who has done it
before do it for you...

-Holland
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