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This is how I did the final installation of my Black Magic electric fan on my 72 coupe.

Though on earlier stangs (65-68) you can't follow this step by step (no mountign tab at the top of the radiator), you can use the same concepts to hide you're own electric fan (the mounts that';ll go from side to side). But for those of use with the similar style radiator that i have on my 72 you can use this as a step by step guide.

Let me know what you all think!

http://www.desertmustangs.com/1972coupe/Elec_fan/72-ElecFan.htm

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http://www.desertmustangs.com/1972coupe/Elec_fan/EF-Orig-Install.jpg

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http://www.desertmustangs.com/1972coupe/Elec_fan/EF-Final-1.jpg
 

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Wow that is clean to the max! Nice work... I wish I could be so industrious!
 

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This won't fit on a 65/66 without major rework. Not enough clearance between rad and water pump snout.
 

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Looks great. :) This is a project that is on my list. Your notes will definetly help me. Thanks

Rob
 

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Yes i know this particular fan won't fit in the 65-66 (it's about 1/4" too thick). But you can use the same mounting ideas to mount another electric fan. Though it wouldn't be hidden though because of the shallow original fan shroud design.

Thanks for the compliments.
 

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Flex-a-Lite electric fan part# 475 is almost identical and will work for the 65-66 type cars.

Part#-------------fan diameter-----mounting surface----cfm
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Black Magic (#150)---15"-----------18 x 16 x 4 1/4-----2800
475----------------------------15"-----------18 x 16 x 3 7/8-----2030

http://www.flex-a-lite.com/auto/auto.htm
 

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couldnt you just leave the stock fan shroud and mount the electric fan per instructions with the thru radiator mounts? ive mounted sevral this way and never destroyed a radiator. i guess thats how us 65/66 guys could do it..
 

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couldnt you just leave the stock fan shroud and mount the electric fan per instructions with the thru radiator mounts? ive mounted sevral this way and never destroyed a radiator. i guess thats how us 65/66 guys could do it..
I've talked to several guys and a coupe radiator shop owners that have told me that those through the radiator post mounts have a high tendancy to destroy radiators in a while. Plus they are not as strong or stable as mine now is (IMO). Plus you don't have the four bases showing up at front.

But i took the other guy's advice though :shrug:
 
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