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Old 01-17-2009, 09:05 PM
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Tarus cooling fan- amp draw?

Two questions: I understand that the Taurus/ Lincoln cooling fan has 2 speeds and is a good choice for a reliable high performance fan. does anyone know what the amp draw is on this fan. also I assume this is a puller and I need to convert it to a pusher. Would I just reverse the leads and flip the blade?? Thanks in advance for any help. Ken

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Old 01-17-2009, 09:43 PM
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Buddy of mine grabbed a Taurus fan like yours at the wrecker, I think he said it was around 15 Amps load but I don't know if that was low or high speed.

You're looking at 25 or more Amps surge getting that fan spinning up so don't go too small on that fuse / breaker...
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If you can keep the fan as a puller. overall it works better that way. Sometimes you can flip the blades over but if can't, you won't get the same air flow running in reverse. The blades are made to move air only one direction. I had to buy new fan blades for my Flex a Lite fan unit when I changed it from pusher to puller. Good Luck
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taurus fan

I think the amp draw is more like 30A continuous and upwards of 90A at start-up. It's a popular swap among jeep conversions. I used to have the link bookmarked at pirate4x4.com but if you search taurus fan in the tech pages over there you'll find wiring diagrams and relay requirements for the swap. mudlust.
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the maxi fuse for the fan is 50 or 60 amp fuse in the taurus or linc, i think the fan runs a continious 30 amp after start up
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