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What to look for when cleaning for chip install

How clean is clean when I install my chip in the morning? anybody got a clear pic of cleaned up contacts? Dont want to screw it up

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From everything I have read and the way I did it, DO NOT clean until you see copper. You want the contacts to be silver still. I found it easier to pull the PCM, I don't have any pics sorry, but it is pretty straight forward.

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Thanks sir, thats exactly what I wanted to know

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You'll know if it's not clean enough. If it's not, it won't start when the chip is installed.

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Yup know that part, just want to get it right the first time

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Use a scotch Brite pad green side and remove all the whitish film is what I did, even got it out the grooves, your gonna love the tunes bud

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No problem bud, u get it in yet?

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Nope finishing up breakfast and then gonna go warm up the truck and pull it.....remember bro...cold here

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