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    Motor fan extension cable

    Is it possible to remove the white signal wire from the female end of a servo extension cable? I know I can remove it cleanly from the male end. I need an extension for my motor fan and can buy the 3 pin extensions all day, but 3 pin with one removed, is nowhere to be found.

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    Not sure what your asking. Traxxas fans use a jst rcy plug don't they? I think that's what they are called. Are you trying to find a jst extension:
    https://www.amazon.com/12-Male-Femal.../dp/B00QQZY9SW
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    Futaba style servo plug with signal wire removed. 3 pin connector, but only 2 pins in use, red and black. I wish it was JST. This: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VND9KMF..._wp2XEbYVKCR97

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    Can’t you just use a Futaba servo extension cable? White wire is still there, but not used/open.
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    That's what I was wondering.

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    This fan comes with what I need. I didn't buy this fan. https://www.amainhobbies.com/reedy-3...c27423/p773272.

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    It won't hurt anything to have the 3 wires. I have splitters on mine that are 3 wire with fans plugged into the far side of the connectors.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/olds97lss

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    Great, thank you all! Didn't want to order an extension and not be able to use it. Sounds like no issues. I was worried the unused signal wire would have the rx trying to send a signal to something that wasn't there, causing things to booger up.

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    There is a "spring" clip that holds the pin into the plug. Push it down and push out the white wire. Remove it from the other end.
    If you have a servo that goes out, clip the wire at the case and use the wire as an extension. You can purchase the male and female plug ends and make your own extension(s) to the length you desire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double G View Post
    There is a "spring" clip that holds the pin into the plug. Push it down and push out the white wire. Remove it from the other end.
    If you have a servo that goes out, clip the wire at the case and use the wire as an extension. You can purchase the male and female plug ends and make your own extension(s) to the length you desire.
    Thanks for the replies! Got a regular extension cable and it works as it should! Now I know!

    Regarding removal of a wire, it's easy from the male end, but there is no access to depress the spring and remove the connector from the housing on the female end that I can tell. But, no worries, as you don't need to remove a wire anyhow. Thanks guys!

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