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if i take out the mech fan, and hard wire a manual switch to the ac elec fan, will the bee enough to keep the motor cool. i already have the ac gone but am planning on remounted the elec fan, hopfully in replace of the mech fan. will it work or do i need a higher power fan

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Originally posted by BimmerKris@Jan 26 2005, 10:19 AM
if i take out the mech fan, and hard wire a manual switch to the ac elec fan, will the bee enough to keep the motor cool. i already have the ac gone but am planning on remounted the elec fan, hopfully in replace of the mech fan. will it work or do i need a higher power fan
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i would guess you need a higher power fan, you could get one from princes auto for like 50$ canadian probably, but you can always give it a try, drive it arround localy and see if the temp gets above normal park it and get a big elec one and if it sits at the normal operating temp then leave it.

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