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Old 08-18-2009, 09:09 PM
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i have a 06 mega cab wth the towing package,i'm hearing that a electrical fan is better than a crank fan.
really what is the difference, especially if the truck already has the rads for the towing portion.
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A little extra cooling never hurt... I wouldn't take away what CFM you have stock though. Maybe a push/pull electric fan? Replace the stock pulley mounted fan with two electrics pulling and add one in the front pushing?
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it takes hp to turn a fan on the front of an engine, if ya change over and get an electric setup going it helps hp and mpg, not sure how much but anything and everything ya do will add up,
like chithead said watch cfms for the fan, make sure its gonna move as much or more than the stock setup...
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it takes hp to turn a fan on the front of an engine, if ya change over and get an electric setup going it helps hp and mpg, not sure how much but anything and everything ya do will add up,
like chithead said watch cfms for the fan, make sure its gonna move as much or more than the stock setup...
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Flex A Lite makes some good stuff. Their kits fit. If you are a do it yourselfer, check out the junk yards for a wrecked Charger, Magnum or 300..they have electric fans.
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what operates the fan? Does it have a thermal switch in the block? it would be cool to get an electric water pump too I havent seen many of those around lol
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The electric fans will have a probe that comes with them. You are supposed to wedge it between the fins of your radiator and then use the set screw to determine what temperature it activates. I just used a toggle switch, when the temp gauge moved up, flipped it on!
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a toggle switch would mean I gotta pay attention lol,
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...I've run a Mark VIII fan and am now using a Taurus fan...I do tow a boat (last time in 90+ degree weather, 2 hour drive one way, ac on the whole time) and it still kept it below the 12 o'clock line...
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you can buy a wiring kit with a temp sensor that will wire up any fan to any truck. try googling aftermarket fan wiring or look at jegs or flexalite
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