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Show me your electric fan conversion

Discussion in 'Tech Discussion' started by austinado16, May 26, 2012.

  1. Camar068

    Camar068 Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Perfect, thanks for the pics. I'll be doing this tomorrow hopefully. I've been looking for this for about 30 minutes. Thanks Again. Gonna put a shortcut to this in my 5.3 thread.
     
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    I know this post is a little old, but does this fit a small block radiator? How much is your controller harness?
     
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    No it does not-it barely fits a BBC or diesel radiator.
     
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    Ok, thanks.
     
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    Just cheap fans, but a huge diesel radiator. I can barely get to 150 with the fans on on our hottest days. 20190714_210946.jpg
     
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    You know, over the years there have been many threads on electric fan conversions on numerous web forums. I'm honestly surprised that I've never seen someone use a box fan plugged into a power inverter. Seems a logical choice, especially with leaf blower turbos being all the rage :rofl:
     
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    Just ordered a dual fan controller from Summit, a 2010 Chevy fan/shroud assembly, CS144 alternator and wiring harness with resistor. Will hopefully be putting it all in in a couple weeks. My truck cools ok now, but I’m really hoping the electric fan will help keep my A/C colder in traffic. On a related note: I’m planning to wire it up so the temp switch will turn it on, and also the A/C clutch wire. That way it’s always on when the A/C is on, but will also come on if the A/C is off but it gets too warm. My question is does it make sense to have the A/C kick on both fans, or just one?
     
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    I just rewired my whole setup to run on a relay. It made a big difference in draw on my alternator. So your summit setup should be great.

    Still on a switch though. Water crossings make it necessary for me to have that control.

    Took me all day(pain, swollen feet. LOL). So I only drove it like 5 miles. But it seems to have really made a difference.

    Worth it. All I had was the blue wire. Lol 20190728_194503.jpg 20190728_194450.jpg
     
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    Personally, I'd have the A/C kick both fans on.
     
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    That’s what I’m leaning toward.
     
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    BTW, I’m in Fayetteville!
     
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    Awesome man. Less than 10 min away.

    Bertha is running pretty good if you ever wanna meet up.
     
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    Awesome. Mal isn’t much to look at, but he runs (usually).
     
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    Here’s the dual 14” fan assembly, pre-wired and ready to go minus mounting hardware. These fans are reported to move 6,000 CFM together so they require a serious relay kit-I use a resistor setup for 3 speeds in parallel as well as 100A rated load relays and a 50A switching relay. This is an OEM Motorcraft fan assembly so the quality is leaps superior to anything on the typical aftermarket.

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    what is this setup from? I need as much fan as possible for my vette.
     

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