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Radiator Fans (one idea on better cooling)


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#1 The Beast I Drive

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Posted 01 July 2007 - 06:34 PM

One thing I've noticed in Subarus of the '80s is that some like to run hot no matter what you do to help cool them. One thing that I found really helps is running 2 electric fans instead of one electric one and a pulley driven one. I also set them up so I can turn them on or off from inside the car, so they don't run all the time. Also, I swapped out the old plastic radiator for an all metal version, and that helped reduce the heat problem dramatically. Installing the second fan is pretty easy; all you have to do is pull the fan off the water pump pulley, then find another fan from another subaru, and bolt it on. Then wire up a switch and your all set to go.




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