I seem to remember that the study pointed to the pusher fan as the best
single cool-down item (bang for the buck)--yes, no? Perhaps that might
be better than modifying the shroud?
SJC Worldwide wrote:
> Here's a cooling question for the list.
> Has anyone come up with a modified fan shroud so that the back 1/2 or
> 1/3 of the fan is not enclosed by the shroud?
> I checked the list archives and there has been discussion on the subject
> but no resolution, it seems. In my Tiger I don't really have the option
> of modifying the water pump/pulley to bring the fan closer to the engine
> due to my A/C installation, etc. I have what I think is the "Canadian"
> fan (F-C9DE-A stamped on the blades). Since my engine compartment isn't
> too stock anymore anyway, a modified shroud would seem to be one ticket
> to improved air flow in stop and go traffic. I think Tiger Tom's study
> mentioned this could improve things, if I'm not mistaken. I don't really
> have an overheating problem, but I'd like to cool things down a bit more
> under the hood.
> Steve Sage
> 1967 MK1A