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Re: [oletrucks] Cooling fan clearance.

To: "Durwood B. Darbin" <dhckdkcsk@hotmail.com>, <antonio@innercite.com>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Cooling fan clearance.
From: "Jack Halton" <safesix@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 00:14:18 -0500
I'm pretty sure it was a Flex-o-Lite, about $30, they make the true flex
fans with the razor-sharp stainless blades, but they also have models withe
rigid aluminum blades. The latter is what I used. Most auto parts chains
sell them, and they are also available through Summit Racing.

Jack / Winter Park FL
----- Original Message -----
From: Durwood B. Darbin <dhckdkcsk@hotmail.com>
To: <safesix@earthlink.net>; <antonio@innercite.com>;
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 1999 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Cooling fan clearance.

> Jack,
> Could you maybe, kinda, sorta help us in the 'my fan don't fit cuz I gotta
> 235 in where a 216 was blues club' by telling us what brand name of
> aftermarket six bladed fan that you used?  I for one would really enjoy
> information.
> My 51 1/2 ton had a 235 in it when I bought it.  Later my four bladed fan
> became a three bladed one because of metal fatigue.  I obtained another
> original fan and then realized that the previous owner had flattened the
> out with a hammer.  Soon after that my water pump took a vacation and
> returned, probably because of the unbalanced fan that experienced metal
> fatigue.  I have had no luck finding a fan that would fit without doing
> quasi major modifications to it.
> Durwood
> 51 1/2 ton 5 window with no fan
> >From: "Jack Halton" <safesix@earthlink.net>
> >Reply-To: "Jack Halton" <safesix@earthlink.net>
> >To: "Antonio R. Tijerino" <antonio@innercite.com>,        "Ole Trucks"
> ><oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> >Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Cooling fan clearance.
> >Date: Sat, 20 Nov 1999 12:17:13 -0500
> >
> >Antonio,
> >
> >     You don't mention if you are using an original or aftermarket fan -
> >I'd
> >recommend you use an aftermarket aluminum six blade fan with either less
> >pitch or shorter blades. You may have to try several to et the right one.
> >That way you can avoid cutting the original fan, which will then need to
> >re-balanced.
> >
> >Jack / Winter Park FL
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