Does anyone know why the color was changed from red to yellow? Could it
have been that the yellow was easier to see, and thus prevented more people
from losing fingers in the fan? Just curious.
From Doug Ingram <dougi at home.com>
To: Spridget List <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, February 05, 2000 12:02 AM
Subject: Re: Early cooling fans
>Michael Lupynec suggested that the red blades were seen up to around car no
>14000, which will be very close to yours. Perhaps yours was originally all
>red, with the fan replaced at some time. Or, it's entirely possible that
>decision to change the fan color was made, but red hubs and red square
>plates were still being used up when the yellow fans started to be
>installed. No end of little details with these cars......
>1958 Sprite (AN5L/636)
>1963 Sprite Mk II project (HAN7L/30003)