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Is my fan clutch working???? 5.0

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by blackwatertaco, May 3, 2010.

  1. May 3, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Well the mustang board im on sucks...


    Ok dose anybody know how to tell if my fan clutch is toast? I really can't hear it due to my exhaust. My temp is a lil bit higher than normal. So is their a quick test on to see if my Fan clutch is done?
     
  2. May 3, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    What kind of setup do you have? Belt driven like our trucks I'm guessing? Or electric?
     
  3. May 3, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    SantaCruz'n

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    If your fan spins super easy just by actuating it with your hand, usually you have a bad clutch fan. It should have a little resistance.
     
  4. May 3, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Let the car idle for a while with the hood open and watch for the fan to come on. Keep an eye on the temp gauge to make sure it doesnt get to hot. As long as it is warm out the fan should come on.
     
  5. May 3, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Ok thanks ya'll. Yes it's a stock motor for now.
     
  6. May 3, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    If the fan clutch is shot replace it with an electric fan to free up a little power.
     
  7. May 3, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    TRDKenE

    TRDKenE DAMN GOOD DEAL!!

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    electric water pump to free up some power too.
     
  8. May 3, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Ohhh ya, I got Electric fan and waterpump for my current block im building. This will do just for now. I should have my nasty 5.0 built in about 2Mo.
     
  9. May 3, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Nice. Post up some pics of the car.
     
  10. May 3, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Fresh pic...About hour ago...[​IMG]
     
  11. May 3, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Nice project car. Im thinkin about gettin something like it to play around with. A mustang, camaro, monte I havent decided yet
     
  12. May 3, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Ya, This is the future of my car.

    Paint, I don't know if I want the original color blue and silver or white and black

    Engine, Soon to be finished, 306 E303 cam, GT40 heads, Cobra intake, Roller rockers, bigger valve springs small shot or nitrous.

    Black pony wheels

    Grey leather interior.
     
  13. May 3, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Nice. Keep us updated. Im kinda lening towards a 80s SS monte and dropping in a big small block and a 6 speed.
     
  14. May 3, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Cool, Even more chevys for me to eat up...LOL :)
     
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