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#1 ()__1337_CRAYOLA__()>

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Posted 30 May 2006 - 09:03 PM

Should My Car Have A Mechanical Fan As Well As A Electric Fan On A FWD EA82?

#2 pheonix165

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Posted 30 May 2006 - 09:20 PM

why would you ask that?

my 4wd only has an electric so i'm thinking no...

#3 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 30 May 2006 - 09:38 PM

Only if it has AC - which was common with EA82's. It's there primarily to cool the AC compressor.

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#4 SOOBOUTLAW

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Posted 30 May 2006 - 09:38 PM

My JDM EA71 (1600) came with a clutch fan on the water pump. My wagon was already rigged with an electric fan (real common) on the passenger side of the radiator. Helped big with cooling, but I took the clutch fan off and I got a buttload of hill climbing low end torque. If the thermo switch turns the fan on when it should, cool. If it don't, the mechanical fan is handy, but, replace the thermo switch so you can place the power your right foot demands to the pavement.

#5 SOOBOUTLAW

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Posted 30 May 2006 - 09:43 PM

I removed all the AC equip that came with it though.. JDM Rip n Ship.




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