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E-Fan Setup??

Discussion in 'Towing' started by TBK224, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. Oct 25, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    TBK224

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    Does anyone know of any companies who make an electric fan kit for the 2nd gen Tacos? Really wanna get rid of my stock fan and go to an e-fan setup. Just didnt wanna have to build my own kit.
     
  2. Oct 25, 2009 at 9:13 PM
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    ummmm i dont think that posting the same post in 3 different topics is how it works...Just puttin that out there:)

    I'm sure someone will be along to give ya the information you want though...
     
  3. Oct 25, 2009 at 9:24 PM
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    3 Threads with the exact same posts?


    Anyways, Flex-a-lite makes a setup specifically for the 2nd generation Tacoma. Go to their website and you'll find everything you need about it. Not to mention, if you use the search function that is located on this website, you would have found this same information.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Sorry guys...im new to the website. Wasnt sure where to post it. lol Bear with me! Thanks for the info.
     
  5. Oct 26, 2009 at 3:37 AM
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  6. Oct 27, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    jsut ribbing ya:) post it once and no matter what topic it is under it will be under the "recent post" portion of the site.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    Perfect. Thats what I was looking for. Thanks
     
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    i really wanna do this..probably as a winter project..
     
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    What is the major benefit to this fan over the stock?
     
  12. Oct 28, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    Your engine doesnt have to work as hard because it doesnt have that fan attached to it. With the fan attached the motor is also spinning that. It just puts more load on the engine. Plus the e-fan is much quieter and more efficient. You can actually add a few horsepower and MPG's just by switching to an electric fan.
     
  13. Oct 29, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    The engine still has to generate electricity via the alternator, which loads the engine. This load is more evenly applied, and has a benefit under lighter load applications, where the fan might run less frequently. As for making more than a slight differance in mileage, it is unlikely. On vehicles from the 90's that was true, especially of vehicles with no fan clutch. The newer fan clutches uncouple at higher rpms, so the hp loss is nowhere what it used to be.
     
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