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Old 06-13-2011, 11:16 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried mounting a big electric fan like this on ebay inside the stock shroud about where the stock fan would be? This fan is about the same size as the stock fan. I would make some brackets to mount it to the 4 unused hole bosses that are on the back edge of my stock shroud. (Scroll down the ebay listing to see this fan in a Ford shroud). Is this gonna work?
Also, what's the best adjustable controller? Can I mount the fan relay in the stock fusebox?

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Old 06-14-2011, 08:43 AM   #2
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I have a Flexolite under my stock shroud

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Old 06-22-2011, 01:15 PM   #3
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The 18" Lincoln Mark VIII fan fits inside the stock shroud perfectly and they're rated at 4300 CFM.
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Old 06-23-2011, 12:06 AM   #4
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The Mark VIII is mounted in its own shroud like the Taurus, right? This one basically has no shroud. It's supposed to be more cfm than a Taurus but less than the Mark VIII. Also less current and I'm thinking less noise. Anyway, it's ordered up, so were gonna find out in the next couple weeks! I'll update when I get it in.
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:03 PM   #5
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like this, viper fan
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Old 07-04-2011, 11:47 PM   #6
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The big *** Furd fan
[img]http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n486/NewBlueRam/E-Fan/efan002.jpg">
is in and seems to be working OK.


Many more pics here:
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I'm no electrician, so, this might be a stupid question. Why the need for relays, and/or controllers? Couldn't it just go directly to the battery with a fuse, and toggle switch?
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Jay- I suppose that would work if you wanted it to run all the time or be controlled by the driver. Running all the time would be less efficient than the mechanical fan. I wouldn't trust myself to control the temp with a switch. With a controller, it only comes on when the radiator gets above your setting. It never runs unless I'm stopped or going very slow. The relay is just a way to switch a high amp item like a fan motor with a low amp switch or thermostat.

Bob- I missed your response before- yes, like the Viper fan you pictured! I always thought the viper fans came attached to a shroud, I didn't know you could mount them to the stock shroud like that. Are they spendy? I heard they really draw the juice.
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:31 PM   #9
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About a month ago I finally finished this up by wiring in a manual switch and an LED to indicate when the fan is running.

I switched +12 volts to the unused A/C wire on the fan controller to act as a manual fan on, and I used the output for an optional second fan motor to drive the LED. Works slick.

Overall, I'm real happy with this fan. I'm probably going to put in a 180 (or 190 if I can find it) thermostat and call it good.
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