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Old 11-28-2010, 03:58 PM
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Never said it doesn't work better to pull thru the radiator fins.... that said, sometimes you don't have room for it where it's supposed to go or as the OP stated .... he got the wrong fan etc.... and it works just fine pushing thru the radiator.

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sometimes you don't have room for it where it's supposed to go or as the OP stated .... he got the wrong fan etc.... and it works just fine pushing thru the radiator.

Well with all the years I have been doing cars, I have to say: I have ''NEVER'' seen a chevelle That ''HAD'' to run a elec fan In front of the rad because of no room.. Look I'm not gone to keep bumping head with you.. I do know the difference by now, what will work, AND WHAT WILL WORK BETTER.. Man!!!! some people just don't get it.. Good night..
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Then don't! Just because it's not your way, doesn't mean it's wrong! And with all your years of experience etc..... you should know that by now.
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as the OP stated .... he got the wrong fan etc.... and it works just fine pushing thru the radiator.

Thats the key word here,, It works just find,, And I Posted a better way for it to work for him,,

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I drove the car and it cools okay
And Here he said It cool's Okay... Not just find.. There is a difference Between okay and just find.. You should know that..

Sorry!!! but on a car that can be worth $20 or $30,000.. I don't think he want's just OKAY !!!

Or ''HE WOULDN'T BE ASKING FOR HELP''..


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Then don't! Just because it's not your way, doesn't mean it's wrong! And with all your years of experience etc..... you should know that by now.

It has ''NOTHING'' to do with my way.. And your right I do know..

But I ''WILL'' let him know WHAT'S BEST !!! He can do what he likes, Its his car.. But When you come here asking a question,, I will give him the Best answer I can...You try in have a good day now..

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Sounds like you've got it figured out..... for everyone
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Hey chevyrally68.. Sorry you had to have ALL this BS on your thread.. Hope you get it worked out..
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Yep that's one statement I agree with
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I haven't built as many cars as you all have but for what it's worth, my understanding is that if the fan has curved blades you need to flip it so the blade tips are trailing.
If your fan has straight blades it is less important to flip the blade, unless they have a definite airfoil shape, then the thicker edge should lead for optimum performance. If the blades are straight and flat, there is probably no advantage to flipping the blade over.

Hope this helps....
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Hey Fellas,
It is all good everyone has good advice and I appreciate all your opinions. I only have two wires coming from the fan itself one black(ground)
and one blue(positive) and more from the little box mounted on the fender. I am not sure if there is a way to reverse this dam fan to make it change polarity? But I am going to call the shop where I bought it to see if it only a pusher. Otherwise I guess I might have to start over with a new fan, maybe go with a twin puller fan set up. But I hate to wiring this darn thing again, wiring is not friend, I should of checked this before, dam it!
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Old 11-29-2010, 07:12 PM
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I only have two wires coming from the fan itself one black(ground)
and one blue(positive) and more from the little box mounted on the fender. I am not sure if there is a way to reverse this dam fan to make it change polarity?
All you need to do is reverse the two wires to the fan. Power to the black wire and ground the blue.
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All you need to do is reverse the two wires to the fan. Power to the black wire and ground the blue.
I agree..
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All you need to do is reverse the two wires to the fan. Power to the black wire and ground the blue.
Yep, I agree also^^^
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I'd like to post some advice that no one seems to have offered yet..

READ THE ********G MANUAL!!!! ( I mean that in a nice way)

chances are, it will describe what is necessary to convert the fan.. if possible.


I bought a hayden fan from the parts store.. it came out of the box as a pusher, after reading the directions, I learned it was necessary, and easy to convert it to a puller.. remove the nut, pull the blade off, turn it over, put it back on, re-install the nut. the directions even explained which way to connect the wires so it ran in the correct direction..

as for running the fans in front of the radiator.. maybe in extreme applications where every square millimeter of radiator surface counts.. I've seen MANY guys at the local street races running pusher fans with no cooling problems.

personally. .my hood is 6 feet long.. I could just about put two smallblocks end to end in my engine bay so I just set them up as a puller
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If you can not convert it to a puller or get a refund/exchange....since you already have it and before you shell out the bucks for a new one why not try putting it in the front, if it doesn't perform as you like then buy the new one. One piece of advice given here that I agree with totally..... It's your car, your money, your time ... use them as you wish.
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If you can not convert it to a puller or get a refund/exchange....since you already have it and before you shell out the bucks for a new one why not try putting it in the front, if it doesn't perform as you like then buy the new one. One piece of advice given here that I agree with totally..... It's your car, your money, your time ... use them as you wish.


Man !!!! This has became a battle for you it seems.. I have to say: You are very determine to win the battle...
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