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Old 06-07-2005, 11:20 PM   #1
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Has anyone here tried using after maket cooling fans?
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I haven't seen or heard of anything yet. But I'm also interested
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Old 06-07-2005, 11:32 PM   #3
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i plan on tacking this project within the next couple of weeks
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What we should do.....Measure our radiators in between the tanks, and find 1 big fan to replace the 2 lil ones. But how would we work around the PCM and SES?
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Your best bet is to find one fan with a shroud that would cover the the whole surface area of the rad.
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Your best bet is to find one fan with a shroud that would cover the the whole surface area of the rad.
That'* about what I was getting at in my above post. I prolly didn't type it right.
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It might help cruising around town, but frankly, the fan override works far better than stock, and it'* alot easier to do. Most of the fans on our cars don't run in slow traffic unless the AC is on, so the size of the fans isn't really an issue, but rather WHEN they come on.

You can run a seperate temp sensor somewhere, and have IT trigger the fan override to come on at a certain point.

With the override already done on my car, it would only cost me about 20 bucks or so to do that.
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very true willwren . . . . . . . the only thing that I could really see it truely helping on is track cool down.
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or when you are stuck in traffic.
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Those are the 2 reasons I did the fan override.
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