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Old 08-06-2008, 09:42 PM
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is it worth replacing the pully-powered fan (Disco 1) with an electric unit? i thought the removal of the drag may increase usable power/improve efficiency.
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Do you off road? If so then no, you will overheat. The electric fans dont pull enough air.
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is it better to replace the pulley powered fan with a aftermarket pulley powered fan?
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No, just replace your viscous clutch when it goes bad. You should be able to spin the fan freely by hand.
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ok thanks because i was thinking of doing that but wasn't sure about the electric switch or not.
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There is no electric switch on a viscous fan clutch, it is controlled by a bi-metalic spring. When it gets hot it locks the clutch. The clutch is filled with liquid.
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no sorry what i ment is that i was thinking of switching to a electric fan but didn't know if i wanted to and then i wanted to replace the stock fan but didn't know if it would be any better.
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Ok, I think we are on the same page now.
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