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Unread 09-06-2012, 09:05 PM   #196
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1. When the stock shroud is used (as has been mentioned in this thread), you get better airflow in a pull situation than you ever would in a push.
2. If you really want to test it when using the AC full blast, either wire it so it goes to full amperage when the AC is turned on, or install a bull **** switch as I did. Either way, get the fan going as fast as you can for optimal cooling of the engine and the AC
3. Your tranny being hooked up to the radiator, going out or not, will not add to engine heat....unless your tranny is so bad it's shooting fire through the cooler lines

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Unread 09-06-2012, 09:35 PM   #197
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Pushing is a good way to lower your condenser temp but little else.

I'm thinking of installing a small pusher fan to the driver side of my condenser, just to help with condenser cooling.

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Unread 09-07-2012, 12:37 PM   #198
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We have 4 large junkyards here with loads of Taurus's but every one of them has had the cooling fans ripped off. I think we have reached the end of our pool of used Taurus fans. There is a huge off road scene here however. One of the junkyards said that the "Stupid Jeep guys" took all the fans. I didn't tell him that it was for a Jeep.
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Unread 09-07-2012, 01:58 PM   #199
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New Taurus fans (with shroud) are only $84 apiece at Rockauto.
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Unread 09-07-2012, 02:20 PM   #200
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I was able to locate a Taurus this afternoon that still had the fan in it. The motor was already pulled. I don't know if the motor was the 3.0 or the 3.8. What is the difference between the fans? I took a gamble and bought it for $25. It looks just like the 3.8 fan. Will it work if it ends up being the 3.0 fan?
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Unread 05-11-2013, 03:40 PM   #201
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i got the mk-8/t-bird e-fan , it pulls more air and draws a little more amps on high , perfect fit on the radiator

thanks for the heads up on the starter relays
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Unread 05-11-2013, 09:15 PM   #202
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I was able to locate a Taurus this afternoon that still had the fan in it. The motor was already pulled. I don't know if the motor was the 3.0 or the 3.8. What is the difference between the fans? I took a gamble and bought it for $25. It looks just like the 3.8 fan. Will it work if it ends up being the 3.0 fan?
The 3.8 Taurus fan is 2 speed, 3 wire. The 3.0 is a 2 wire fan. I think the 3.8 fan is also larger in circumference. I just picked one up off eBay, item # 230976486756. If it looks like that, should be a 3.8 2 speed fan. No local yards had one and this item looked really nice. Seller Doug was very helpful!! This is one of his specialties!
I will be useing the DCC FK-55 controller. A bit pricey, but one and done. http://www.dccontrol.com/constant_te...ontrollers.htm. It has a lot of very good reviews.

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Unread 05-11-2013, 09:51 PM   #203
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You can't go wrong with the DCC controller in my opinion. I've had my FK35 for about 5 years, and it's still going strong. I thought it was dying about a year and a half ago, but it was just corroded butt splices. Replaced them with waterproof ones, and it's running perfectly.

Brian makes a great product, and I'd recommend it to anybody. Lead time has been long in the past, but I don't know what it's like now.
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Unread 09-22-2013, 10:27 PM   #204
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what temperatures should the low and high speed fan come at and shut off at ?
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Unread 09-23-2013, 07:47 AM   #205
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what temperatures should the low and high speed fan come at and shut off at ?
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No expert, but I would guess lo 200, hi 220. If you go lower than thermostat rating, the fan won't turn off.
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I am doing this to a 1997 2.5 wrangler I was wondering if mine will have the same blue and gray wire? I bought a kit that I need to tap a wire into my ignition switch. Thanks
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