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G-raid gen4 2T drive wiring diagram

I have a gen4 2T Griad drive, and want to replace each of the 1T drives with 3T ones, (its a dual drive config). i am looking for a diagram of the wiring inside--the drives were disconnected before noting which harness to which drive

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