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Old 12-01-2007, 10:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Electric Fan Switch ?

My electric fan switch controller keeps going out. I don't think i'm getting it wet maybe a little when i wash it. It's a Black Magic switch, is there a better one or what?
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use the coolant temp sensors off factory cars with a relay. we just look through our napa book until we find the correct temp sensor, then hardwire it all in. i ran one of the FAL controllers, but they dont seem to like water...

then you can put a toggle swith on the power to the relay to shut the whole thing down...

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Old 12-01-2007, 11:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i run my fan directly off the switch. use a heavy duty A/C (not air cond)switch
less shit to go wrong that way.
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use the coolant temp sensors off factory cars with a relay. we just look through our napa book until we find the correct temp sensor, then hardwire it all in. i ran one of the FAL controllers, but they dont seem to like water...

then you can put a toggle swith on the power to the relay to shut the whole thing down...

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so this would just tie in to the standard temp sensor on the block or intake?
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use the coolant temp sensors off factory cars with a relay. we just look through our napa book until we find the correct temp sensor, then hardwire it all in. i ran one of the FAL controllers, but they dont seem to like water...

then you can put a toggle swith on the power to the relay to shut the whole thing down...

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That's how I've done it, too. Find a place to stick it in the water jacket and go.
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Old 12-02-2007, 08:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Search for the autozone switch, it is just a probe that goes in the radiator, is adjustable, cheap, and has not failed me yet.
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