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Old 10-16-2016, 05:05pm   #1
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can anyone shed some light on the best electric radiator fan conversion from stock engine fan.. (size, brand, CFM ) for a 73 with a performance 350ci/390hp/425ft?
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Old 10-30-2016, 03:02am   #2
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this is just my opinion--and you know what they say
about that........

i have never found ANY electric fan ( single or dual )
that will cool my motors. granted, they are a bit nuttier
than the average guys build
-current is a 10-1, 461" with a 292/.595/108 cam-
but still...

and i tried 'black magic' fans, taurus SHO fan, lincoln
MKVIII fan, viper fan, twin 16" pullers, etc...

my standard 'go to' fan is the 18inch black plastic
flex-a-lite # 418 in the stock shroud.
https://www.amazon.com/Flex-lite-418-Black-Driven/dp/B00029J3XO/ref=pd_sbs_263_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00029J3XO&pd_rd_r=4EEB869TGRMGERZZRPH3&pd_rd_w=FwaTF&pd_rd_wg=W3peu&psc=1&refRID=4EEB869TGRMGERZZRPH3which seems really cheap and cheesy--but BOY, does
it move some air!

it keeps my motor on the 180 t-stat even in 2 hours of
93 degree heat stop and go, bumper to bumper traffic.
not to say my feet arent cooking in the car, and i am
sweating like the pig that i am, but the motor aint
overheating!

your results may differ, just letting you know MY personal
experiences with electric fans.
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Old 11-09-2016, 01:02pm   #3
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thanks fatguy... i will check out this fan .... was close to buying the Mark Vlll stock fan.
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