With all of this talk about fans, why wouldn't an after market electric fan work
well. It would seem to cool better, and free up some horsepower as well.
Is anyone doing this? If so what brand and size?
1963 Sunbeam Alpine Series 3 GT
Ian Spencer wrote:
> The Series VI prototype has a 7 blade fan. :-)
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> To: <Jay_Laifman@countrywide.com>
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> Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2001 12:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Stock 6 bladed fan??
> > At 08:39 AM 4/25/2001 -0700, Jay_Laifman@countrywide.com wrote:
> > >That said, I seem to recall years and years ago on this list, geeze
> > >close to 10 years ago, wow it's been a long time, someone commented (and
> > >was probably Dick) that when production was stopped, it was a surprise
> > >that it wasn't like there was a foreseeable end that they were simply
> > >throwing cars together with whatever was left. That however, doesn't
> > >that from time to time they didn't run out of something and made due.
> > This is the explanation generally given for the presence of the hand-crank
> > bolt on the Series V, after it had been superseded on the IV by a plain
> > bolt to hold the fan-belt pulley in stock -- someone opened a warehouse
> > door, and there was a passel of these hand-crank bolts, so they used them
> > up on the V's. The blue six-bladed fan was, I recall, originally part of
> > the Series II racing kit.
> > Marc
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> > Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!