How to erase a early 2008 iMac Hard drive when the screen is dead

My early 2008 iMac's Graphics Module has died for the third and last time. I want to erase the Hard Drive before I offer it up for sale as parts or just re-cycling. But with the Graphics Module dead it will not boot up, therefore no display. So how do I erase my data and restore to a clean OS?

Make sure that your old Mac will boot into disk mode then buy this Thunderbolt to Firewire Adapter

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