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Old 11-11-2011, 08:07 AM   #1
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electric fan conversion

Read about taking out motor driven fan in my 97 2.5 in JP magazine.. They mentioned something about using a Ford Touras electric fan.
Anyone do this conversion.. If so how did it go.. how do you tie in the fan to go off and on automatically ?

Was there any power improvements or MPG gain ?
What fan did you use ?

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Old 11-11-2011, 08:44 AM   #2
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I put a electric fan in mine it wasn't a Taurus fan just a normal Chrysler fan. Taurus fans are suppose to be good because they're 2 speed and have a built in shroud. Honestly get you a fan out of a mustang 97 and up doesn't matter v6 or v8 it'll be. Cheaper and do the same job. You can pick up a adj switch at O'reilly's for around $40 I believe it's adj for temps 160-210. I have mine set up 2 ways. One is it will still kick on with the thermostat, 2 is I have a manual over ride wether I want it on if it's off or if it auto kicks on I can shut it off.

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And power improvements you notice when going up the huge hills it won't bog down so much.
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:04 AM   #4
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Have never had good luck with electric fans, so I consider them total junk!!
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Old 11-12-2011, 10:15 AM   #5
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You either love em or hate em. Keep all of your factory items just in case your not happy with it. I myself like them and have never had a problem with them.
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There is no downside to having a electric fan if your set up is right.

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