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by adams99z71 [OP] » Sep 10 2011, 4:44am
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by adams99z71 [OP] » Sep 19 2011, 3:49pm
by lzn197 » Sep 19 2011, 4:25pm
SilverSurfer wrote:While at speed, air being pushed through the radiator and condensor helps push the fan causing the motor not to work as hard. At this point the fan uses less electricity meaning less drain on the alternator, stealing less hp from the motor. The same happens with clutch fans, but they are heavier and rob more horsepower.
by SilverSurfer » Sep 21 2011, 3:35am
by msalvatorre » Dec 06 2011, 4:32am
adams99z71 wrote:so my baby has 202,000 miles and i seem to get about 15mpg unless i go for a lonnng hwy trip it'll jump to 17.
the fan has always been a little on the loud side but it has the severe duty fan clutch due to the 4wheel drive, 4:10 gears, tow package and z71 suspension. so my question is can i get away with a lighter duty fan clutch is it time to replace the original fan and how are those of you with electric fans liking them?
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