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Old 08-11-2009, 10:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Electric fans

What fans are you guys running I'm running the flex-a-lite fan and I've had problems from the begining. It is really nice though it bolts to the radiator, no zip tyes needed. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-11-2009, 11:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Srock Ford Taurus electric fans.
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I run a Ford Taurus fan, working pretty good for me. It fits pretty good on the back of a stock Toy radiator.
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i went to advance and bought a cheap fan ($40) and mine stays 160 deg through this whole year competing and trail riding
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i went to advance and bought a cheap fan ($40) and mine stays 160 deg through this whole year competing and trail riding
Do you have a part number for the fan you bought? I can't get mine to run under about 180 but that is way down here in South Texas also.
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My flex-a-lite is 4 years old and going strong...it's probably just you.....
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Old 08-11-2009, 04:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Taurus 2 stage but never use the high.
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Taurus 2 stage but never use the high.
X2 and use a temp sensor that turns the fan on and off. Mine is adjustable and can keep the temp pretty much where ever I want.
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Spal. There are no others in my opinion. I use a cool temp sensor we get from Summit and a beefy 70amp relay I get from a buddy at Comp Cams (Fast fuel inj). No failures to date.

Here is the 12" Spal with custom shroud from my buddies at FSR on a FSR heavy duty radiator. This fan pulls 1800 CFM, with this shroud will be more than adequate for this radiator. Normally I use a 14" or 16" but this is for a buddy's truck with limited space so the fan needed to be offset.
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My flex-a-lite is 4 years old and going strong...it's probably just you.....
I've had problems with the t-stat switch from the begining it will intermitintly work. I'll have to hop out of the buggy and jiggle the switch to get it to turn on if the buggy starts to get hot. I can't remember where I got it, but do you think there is any sort of warranty on them.
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I run a 12" SPAL fan and thermo switch. Came with Griffin Radiator/Shroud/fan combo.
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vovlo fan - at high speed it will easily suck a rag to the radiator.
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I just pulled mine apart and wired it up bypassing the t-stat, so it runs all the time.
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