Is there a good write-up in the internet where I can see how I have to install the "Flex-a-Lite Wrangler X-TREME Electric Fan" and what tools I need for that? Does that fan come with all parts that I need or do I have to buy some other parts?
How do I remove the stock Fan? Do I have to remove the stock fan clutch? Or does it stay like it is?
Does the manual fan switch come with this fan? I don┤t think so..
What Kind of switch do I need?
How do I have to wire the switch up f I want to turn the fan off during water crossings?
I think i┤ll have to connect the fan control modul to an A/C cable. Where ist this cable located?
the install manual says, that i have to use a diode protected switch, otherwise the control box could be damaged.
why that? i don┤t see a reason why i shouldn┤t use a normal switch instead of the flex-a-lite switch.
Is it right that I can remove the 2" radiator drop that I installed with the 2" bodylift?
Yes you can remove the radiator drop if you are doing away with the factory shroud.You may have to spin the upper hose a little but the shroud is the main reason for the rad drop in the first place.Well pretty much the only reason.
Less engine inertia > more rev friendly
Less load (especially in higher rpms) > freed up hp
Fan is not allways running (even at low speeds when the clutch is disengaged fan is still slowly running) > faster warmup (especially in winter)
Better cooling in the lower rpms since the fan allways gives lots of air flow and doesnt depend on engine speed.
At last your fan clutch eventually wears out and goes bad which costs more than the entire DIY electric fan setup.
Thats all i can think of for now.
An electric fan is a good upgrade for very marginal mpg gains and an unnoticeable power gain. I would do it too if it was necessary. If your fan clutch should ever go out its a $60 item that needs no modification to installed.