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Old 08-07-2004, 08:31 AM
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Ghetto has it right, you need a shroud, otherwise it`s defeating the purpose. There are 2 types of clutch units, thermal and non thermal, a thermal unit freewheels and operates when a certain tempature is reached. A non thermal operates mostly all the time except at freeway speeds. The thermal is the way to go for a street machine, since it freewheels a majority of the time it`s not costing you much power compared to a solid or flex fan.
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