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clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby scoobert_doo » November 20th, 2015, 7:33 pm

hello all, i own a 2005 mitsubishi k74 l200 and im considering removing my clutch fan and install 2 electric fans, is this a good idea? can i damage my engine by doing this? any imput would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby supercharged turbo » November 20th, 2015, 7:37 pm

You suppose to gain a few more horsepower from the engine.Make sure you buy high quality fans that can take the heat.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby Ted_v2 » November 24th, 2015, 11:11 pm

buy good fans and a proper fan controller.

make a good shroud also. its a Good idea but it has the pros and cons.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby scoobert_doo » November 26th, 2015, 9:19 pm

im thinking of ordering 2 mishimoto 12 or 16 high flow race line fans, and their fan controller as well, would those be sufficient for the conversion?

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby venum » December 8th, 2015, 4:45 pm

Y :?:

if the vehicle is stock then it doesn't matter, these fans are not usual failure items

if you doing it for power, the results may not even be noticed on that 4D56 direct injection

if you do offroading and water crossings with the van, those mishimotos will get fcuked. may sure and wire a master switch to cut off when doing the water crossing . . . and make sure that you never switch off the master switch when driving on road.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby Ted_v2 » December 8th, 2015, 6:08 pm

scoobert_doo wrote:im thinking of ordering 2 mishimoto 12 or 16 high flow race line fans, and their fan controller as well, would those be sufficient for the conversion?


yep, those and a aluminum shroud and u gt

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby black start » December 8th, 2015, 6:26 pm

Venum making real sense...

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby scoobert_doo » December 8th, 2015, 9:54 pm

I was considering it because I get a rise in temperature when the van is at idle especially with the ac on...... When it idles with the ac on the the ac blows warm until the vehicle starts moving..... I cleaned the radiator Fins and the ones on the evaporator.... No dice.... The heat just builds up in the engine bay and I don't know why.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby supercharged turbo » December 8th, 2015, 11:21 pm

Your compressor need changing.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby rx80 » December 9th, 2015, 6:08 pm

Try changing the clutch fan fluid

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby Ted_v2 » December 9th, 2015, 9:24 pm

clutch fan failure

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby speedaholic » December 29th, 2015, 11:29 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301698802100?_t ... 100.N36.S1

this is a direct fit for the k34T radiators.. Spal or Flex a lite are what most of the Race cars locally use.. excellent quality and durability

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby 10-01 » December 30th, 2015, 12:09 pm

running an electric fan on a WL in a Mazda b2500 2 years now no problems thus far

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not

Postby speedaholic » January 27th, 2018, 12:30 am

10-01 wrote:running an electric fan on a WL in a Mazda b2500 2 years now no problems thus far
What brand fans u using? Is it wired direct or connected with a thermostat?

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby Dave » January 27th, 2018, 6:30 am

Always use a thermostatic device to turn them on otherwise a fan running all the time would burn out prematurely.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby Ted_v2 » February 6th, 2018, 8:10 pm

Dave. What you recommend locally?

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby Dave » February 7th, 2018, 6:37 am

It is as simple as Nissan Sunny B11. They used a sensor at the bottom of the radiator to turn on their electric fan. Those switches are readily available and inexpensive.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby Ted_v2 » February 7th, 2018, 3:11 pm

Yep mate. I'm thinking of using one from a b13 to trigger my fans in my lancer.

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Re: clutch fan to electric fan conversion...good idea or not?

Postby Dave » February 7th, 2018, 4:01 pm

There you go. I am condemning my clutch and bought a kit for an electric fan

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