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Old 06-03-2012, 01:57 PM
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ram2300, I got your message. The electric fan is directly behind the radiator, inside the huge fan shroud. It's hard to see, but if you lean over the fender you can see in the shroud and see it.

I wouldn't remove the mechanical clutch fan without the ability to change the fan settings. Since you have a 2011 you can't change the fan settings since there's no tuners available for 2011 or newer models. If you remove the mechanical clutch fan and don't adjust the electric fan settings, then when you are sitting still(in traffic, at a stop light, etc) the truck will keep rising in temperature until it hits 222 deg F and the electric fan will come on. 222 deg F is what the stock programming is for the electric fan. I wouldn't ever want my truck to get that hot, and you probably wouldn't want yours to either.

A 180 deg tstat is a good idea, but it won't keep the truck from getting too hot when sitting still, since there wouldn't be any airflow across the radiator(without the mechanical clutch fan).

Hope this helps.
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