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Sweet, I will keep that page bookmaked. What was the total cost outlay? Inquireing minds want to know.
 

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Interesting and well done! Definitely NOT Ford fans though. They appear to be generic aftermarket. Quite likely better than the original Escort fan.
 

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The fans were alot, they like to gouge you for junk these days. The fans were $19 each, and the switch was $16, quick math, comes to $54. More than I thought it would cost but still cheaper and more fun than buying an already made kit for it.
 

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Nice work, looks good! If someone hasn't already done so, I do hereby certify you as a Shadetree Mechanic, First Class! So what wrecking yards do you frequent? Windsor? Or is that a Shadetree secret? /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
 

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Lets see....$54 for 2 fans and a switch

vs. $200+ for one fan and a switch......= $150+ savings and more parts elsewhere! /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
 

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Looks like a great bang for the buck.Any reason you couldn't reverse the wires and make it a puller instead of a pusher?According to the research I've done lately,pullers mounted on the engine side of the radiator cool better than pushers..
 
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What's the width (err, side to side dimension) of each fan? I would not have thought that two would fit side by side, but you've obviously done it.

Since I've never worked on anything but my '66, I'm at a loss for whether or not the '67 had a bigger radiator. What's the dimension on that as well?
 

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how have you attached the temp switch to the radiator? is it just resting against it?
Damn, ive got an almost new water heater in the garage, and to think i was ready to trash it ,because in my ignorance , i thought i had no use for it. So now ive got half the parts needed, all i gotta do is find some fans.
neat idea...thanks
 

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As I was rumaging thru the local Junk Yard getting some misc items and I looked for some electric fans. Found an after market one plus some very nice ones in the Chevy Cavalier. I asked about the price..............$30! Each! He said that was a good deal. I wanted to stay under $20, but offered $25 and he said no. I just walked away a little irrated /forums/images/icons/mad.gif. Oh well I'll look again later /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
 

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I don't see why not. I just mounted them there because it was the easiest way to do it, no other reason other than that.
 
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I use an electric pusher fan in a similar way to how you did it, only it's not enough to cool a hot 351c by itself if sitting in traffic on a hot day, even with a huge Be-Cool aluminum radiator. On a cooler motor it would be fine. Anyway, do yourself a favor and wire in a manual switch to turn that fan on without the termostat cause you might need to someday. I have found those types of thermostats to be worth exactly what they cost, which ain't much!

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