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Old 02-18-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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It'* nice having spare parts left over from my 95 B-ville. So what to do with them? Instead of throwing them out, I figured on using them for mods.

As most of us know, some parts are not heat tolerant. My first idea was to manually control the primary fans. So, I installed a small switch, disconnected the 1 wire from the high speed fan relay and hooked it up. Voila! I could control the fans as I wish. Useful for sitting in stop and go traffic.
What I didn't realize was, the PCM monitors the connection of the relay and it threw a check engine light at me. Phooey!! Back to square one.

I tried to squeeze in the big fan, but no matter what I tried, it wouldn't fit without serious modification. Then I tried the smaller fan. Fit right in without too much finangling.

Here is the finished install.



I had to notch away at the headlight assembly so I could access the bolt securing the assembly to the frame.



This leg I had nothing to bolt it to, so, what does Mcguiver do? Zip tie it.



The other leg just happened to reach the bolt down at the bottom of the radiator. It holds the vertical support bracket for the upper radiator support.



Once it was mounted, I ran the necessary wiring up to a spare relay I had into the main relay/fuse area. All done.
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I noticed if I'm going in excess of 130MPH and flip the switch, my voltage guage goes up higher than normal.
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??? you take your car to the track and can get it to 130 before 1/4? wow
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Fast car. Or are you on the new 1/2 mile track?
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I noticed if I'm going in excess of 130MPH and flip the switch, my voltage guage goes up higher than normal.
That was an EXTREME sarcastic comment just to see if anyone was paying attention.

Yes, my car is still governed at the factory 108MPH. But not for long....
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