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Old 09-07-2004, 11:32 PM   #41
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Well I finally got it all wired up. It definately makes a difference being able to turn on the fans manually. Now I never go over half a gauge. After all summer of having my car overheat I finally realized that my high speed relay was shot and that'* why I never got cooled down. Well now i'm ready to stay cool for the winter now.
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So what was your final solution? Replacing the relay and wiring the override?
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Well since this post is back again I will share my ideas for us 95 guys....
I was tooling around (last month) with trying to figure this out using the relays like in willwrens picture, if you have a 95 this will not work (to my knowledge) While I was fooling around I remembered a post from someone saying that if you disconnected the AC evaporator sensor (i think thats what it was called) you can have the AC on and running but without the compressor running and taking power from youre engine....with this setup you could just disconnect the plug and leave youre AC on and when it got to temps the Hi-speed fan would come on, thereby cooling the engine just like it does when youre AC is on but without the parisitic drag. I havent tryed this yet but was thinking of running a wire from the sensor wire to a switch and back to the sensor wire to sort of loop the system into a switch so that whenever the switch is on the AC works like it should always work and when its turned off the signal isnt making it to the sensor therefore the compressor turns off. This all sounds good on paper but does anyone think this would work in the real world?????

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So what was your final solution? Replacing the relay and wiring the override?
Yep, I guess I was driving around all summer with just the fans working on the low side.
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Good find. I'm glad you went after this!
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eh... I'm cheating .. the aftermarket dual fans I'm throwing in the delta already have there own Hi/low with override switch, and the provisions to splice into factory Fan control (a/c, high temp, etc etc)

when all the bloody fans in the nose of the car turn on it'* gonna sound like a jet
(2 rad, 1 a/c, 1 trans/oil cooler) wheres that 200 amp alternator
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yea where is the 200amp alternator how long did it take u bill to install the switch?
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One hour, start to finish. I had the advantage of knowing where the relay was, and knowing how I was going to route the wire through the firewall. I already had a hole for my trans temp sender.
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One hour, start to finish. I had the advantage of knowing where the relay was, and knowing how I was going to route the wire through the firewall. I already had a hole for my trans temp sender.
thanks i might do that
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Well I went ahead today and finished my switch install. I also decided since I already had the 3 position switch I would go ahead and wire the low speed fan as well. Getting a hole in the firewall was the hardest part I think. So hard in fact I still haven't gotten a hole yet.
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