Taurus Fan Ques.

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Any of y'all try mating the Taurus electric fan to the 2f? i did a search, but couldnt find any direct info on the stock 2f motor and rad. with the taurus fan. its a 76 as well

i have the general wiring diagrams to mate it with the thermostat, but none other than that.

help would be SHWEET!!!
 
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ive seen its popularity, seems to be, because it is relatively cheap,

its not running hot, but the dang thing is LOUD, and i'm aiming to quiet it up a bit, figured since the limited room that an electric is the only option
 
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invest in a very good Circuit. I went through 10 radio shack/ auto zone circuits form the amount of amps it pulled when It came on in my mustang. The casing would eventually melt and the fan would not come on.

My .02. The fan was a life saver in traffic in the Texas heat. That and my summit aluminum radiator made it run at around 170, and while the car was coming up to temp, I was able to shut the fan off all together, thereby freeing up the power that would have been used by the manual fan.
 
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Good mod, search around and you'll find the part number for heavy duty relays from NAPA. There's a pretty high current draw when it first fires up (~70 amp or so) before it settles down. The standard cheapo relay isn't going to do the trick.
 
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I was under the impression that the Taurus fan wouldn't fit with the 2F motor and this was only for V8 conversions (?)
Per the OP's original question: anyone have them in a 2F? Pics?

I'd like an electric to be able to shut it off for water crossings.....
 
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freeing up a little extra HP is also one of the reasons im switching.

You will not notice a difference in power with a 2F.
Good mod, search around and you'll find the part number for heavy duty relays from NAPA. There's a pretty high current draw when it first fires up (~70 amp or so) before it settles down. The standard cheapo relay isn't going to do the trick.
I've been running the same cheap bosch relay for mine since I installed it about 8-10 years ago.
 

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i didn't have issues with relays, i had issues with fuses. i needed 40 amp breakers, 30 amp glass fuses would melt the ends off. no issues once i went to the 40amp breakers though.

mine was behind a v8, but why do they say they won't fit with a 2f. it's pretty much the same depth as a shroud i would think. bolted up to a recored stock rad easily
 
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nuclearlemon said:
i didn't have issues with relays, i had issues with fuses. i needed 40 amp breakers, 30 amp glass fuses would melt the ends off. no issues once i went to the 40amp breakers though.

mine was behind a v8, but why do they say they won't fit with a 2f. it's pretty much the same depth as a shroud i would think. bolted up to a recored stock rad easily

Another option is using a fusible link instead of a fuse. They are able to handle the high initial amp draw better than a fuse.
 

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mine was behind a v8, but why do they say they won't fit with a 2f. it's pretty much the same depth as a shroud i would think. bolted up to a recored stock rad easily


2Fs are longer than V8s...very little room between a 2F and a radiator. Especially in Pigs.
 
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but why do they say they won't fit with a 2f. it's pretty much the same depth as a shroud i would think. bolted up to a recored stock rad easily

As pig said, it is the length. The stock waterpump pulley would be in the middle of your fan.

So I *THINK* the answer to the OP is that it can't be done with a 2F so ignore all the wiring recommendations.......
 
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You can always build your own shroud and offset the Dan for clearance.
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