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Electric fan controller - where to get one?


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I scored an electric fan which I want to use to replace the stock fan, and place it in front of the radiator. I want it to switch on only at higher temperatures of the coolant fluid and have it idle the rest of the time. That means it needs some (programmable) intelligent device - aka the controller - to steer it. Any one knows of such a device and where to buy it?

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I bought mine at Pep Boys. I wanted the adjustable Hayden unit like you want but it was $70 so I went with the cheaper $30 not adjustable unit. Mine was super easy to install. No drilling or tapping for a coolant temp sensor. It has a brass rod that you insert in between the radiator fins as a temp sensor. It turns on the fan at 185 degrees ( I think) and shuts off at around 170. Working good so far. It also has a lifetime warranty. Check any autopart store or Summit. Hope this helps.

This is the one I bought....

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1∂=HDA%2D3652&N=700+115&autoview=sku

This one is very adjustable....

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1∂=HDA%2D3651&N=700+115&autoview=sku

David

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Get the 82degree temp switch for the Aux fan on an E30. Fit that to the bottom of your radiator (get a rad shop to weld in a bung). Then check out the wiring diagram on the FAQ pages - it very easy to follow. Beaner7102

1971 - 2002 RHD VIN 1653940. Agave (stock with Pertronix & 32/36 Weber) - "Cactus"

1972 - 1602 RHD VIN 1554408. Fjord (with 2L motor, 5spd & LSD - Weber 40/40 to come) - "Bluey"

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Beaker,

Get this instead. I have it and it's fantastic. It will allow you to run your fan at variable speeds depending on the temp settings you determine.

http://www.spalusa.com/fans/automated/accessories/fanpwm.html

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I bought mine at Pep Boys. I wanted the adjustable Hayden unit like you want but it was $70 so I went with the cheaper $30 not adjustable unit. Mine was super easy to install. No drilling or tapping for a coolant temp sensor. It has a brass rod that you insert in between the radiator fins as a temp sensor. It turns on the fan at 185 degrees ( I think) and shuts off at around 170. Working good so far. It also has a lifetime warranty. Check any autopart store or Summit. Hope this helps.

This is the one I bought....

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1∂=HDA%2D3652&N=700+115&autoview=sku

This one is very adjustable....

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1∂=HDA%2D3651&N=700+115&autoview=sku

David

hi guys.,

i also mine hear summit i agree with MAD..

summit racing is the best place to have a survey to find your problem,.

please try this.,.

regards.,.

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