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Old 05-22-2011, 08:18 PM
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what the Best electric fan for wrangler tj 2006

hi there ..
I am a new member here . i'm from saudi arabia i have Jeep wrangler 2006

so . i need electric fan for my jeep Because As you know, air temperature in Saudi Arabia is very high in summer

My question is if i add electric fan in my jeep Would the cooling system well be better ?


i Found this Flex-a-lite Electric Fan 485 . is that good ??
Flex-a-lite 485 - Flex-a-lite Electric Cooling Fan for 87-06 Jeep® Wrangler YJ, TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec
if i buy that

Fan with Brackets
Thermostat Box with Probe
Wiring and Fuse

Do I need other Parts to installed in my jeep ? "i have StockRadiator "

Most of the people in my country adds For their Jeeps Subaru electric
fan and Thermostat 160 for Caprice car .. And become like this pic



And sorry for my bad English
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You will want your engine to run around 200 just because thats how it should run. You wont risk cracks in any of the parts on the engine.

You can get ford Taurus fans that work just as well and are pretty cheap. But then again I don't know the availability in Saudi, but here in the states they are a dime a dozen.

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You will want your engine to run around 200 just because thats how it should run. You wont risk cracks in any of the parts on the engine.

You can get ford Taurus fans that work just as well and are pretty cheap. But then again I don't know the availability in Saudi, but here in the states they are a dime a dozen.
Forgot type this my engine 4.0

do u mean that fan ?


yeah i thing Availability in Saudi .. but that fan need
Cutting and welding to installed in my jeep? or directly ?
What about Sound it is high ?

who better ford fans or Flex a lite 485 Fan ?
Price does not matter I want the best and i need installed directly

I have another question
the Stock mopar radiator Is it copper or aluminum

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Electric Fan

This Derale fan works for me here in SE Texas with our hot humid summers and it is a direct bolt in.

http://www.lpiracing.com/DERALE-Dire...279p183167.htm
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The best fan you can buy is a Lincoln Mark 8 fan bar none
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The best fan you can buy is a Lincoln Mark 8 fan bar none
How much CFM for Lincoln Mark fan ?
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on high speed up to 5000
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This Derale fan works for me here in SE Texas with our hot humid summers and it is a direct bolt in.

www.lpiracing.com/DERALE-Direct-Fit-Jeep-YJ-and-TJ-Curved-Blade-Fan-Kit-17-20161-13279p183167.htm
i thing Flex fan better because CFM 3300
Derale fan CFM 2400

thank you mrachal
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on high speed up to 5000
Is there a problem on the electric in my car if i add this fan ??
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You might have to upgrade the alternator but you can try it first. I would say that 90 percent of the time you can run it on low speed
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You might have to upgrade the alternator but you can try it first. I would say that 90 percent of the time you can run it on low speed
I heard the 2002 Dodge drango alternator Installed direct in wrangler tj ?

so i need 160 amps or more ??


Sorry to the many questions .. Because I do not have any info on this subject

Thanks for help me
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That might work, I haven't used one personally. As long as its over 100A you will be fine.
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Hi there
I have tried this cooling fan in Saudi Arabia with the Caprice thermostat and a high performance water pump .
it is fine but not as powerful as the suparu fan .
The best thing in this fan is that is it designed for your wrangler and has all the wiring with the controler available with it . ??????? ??? ?????

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