Upgrading your radiator cooling

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Upgrading your radiator cooling

Postby slobbo » 14 Feb 2020, 19:40

Well just finished replacing the old 2 speed fan with a much better Spal fan. Massive difference. I used a 16" Spal fan and swapped the temperature switch from a two stage switch to a single stage which opens sooner and shuts off at a lower temperature. The fan appears to be quieter as well.

The reason for doing the swap is because the vr6 runs hot and uses a water cooled oil cooler so I want to see if the fan makes a difference.

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Re: Upgrading your radiator cooling

Postby maxstu » 15 Feb 2020, 11:03

Good info Slobbo.
Got any links to Spal fan products?
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