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Old 12-27-2015, 06:18 PM   #379
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Old 12-27-2015, 06:27 PM   #380
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The monitor has a tilt angle adjustment, so you are good
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Old 12-27-2015, 06:36 PM   #381
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I did a quick check of the dash top overhang and its about 3/4" however the dash face has a slight angle maybe 3 to 4 degrees which will also help. So hopefully the tilt adjustment will be a last resort!
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Old 12-27-2015, 08:56 PM   #382
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Here is a look at my fan arraignment Peter. Taken just before mounting the new airdam. I'm not at the coach , so can't look for numbers.

Hope this adds helps in your considerations.

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Old 12-28-2015, 04:50 AM   #383
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Here is a look at my fan arraignment Peter. Taken just before mounting the new airdam. I'm not at the coach , so can't look for numbers.

Hope this adds helps in your considerations.

Cheers Richard
Thanks Richard, both a trans and Oil cooler, nice. Is that an aluminum radiator? I know I need to separate mine sooner or later, just dont have much motivation, since I am running a nice 190 degrees without the fan clutch and aux fans.
Here is a suggestion for you and everyone for those early evening, long distance travels. This is such a cheap and easy preventive measure and keeps you from using potentially damaging high pressure to get all the bugs out. I use tie wraps to quickly fasten the mesh to the front of the radiator. No airflow problems.
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Old 12-28-2015, 06:02 AM   #384
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Bugs? You have bugs in Texas?!

I thought they were small airplanes...
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Old 12-29-2015, 07:40 PM   #385
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Bugs? You have bugs in Texas?!

I thought they were small airplanes...
Yup and June Bugs are B-17's!
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Old 01-10-2016, 03:49 PM   #386
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Pushing and pulling

Installed 2 10" fans in front of the radiator. Easy does it, right?
Well, when I switched them on (controlled by a switch on the dash), it was blowing towards the front. Great for auxiliary braking...
So I checked if the wires are reversible, nope. Finally figures out that the fan blades can be reversed for pushing or pulling air. Confirmed it with the manufacturer, took it all apart and reversed fan blades.
Now its not pushing the air towards the front anymore, but it does not really push it towards the rear. So, I suppose that pulling Air through a fan like that does not equal pushing. Can anyone confirm that?
I am not sure if I am clear, after reversing the blades it quit blowing to the front, but it does not really blow towards the back
There is no way these fans could be mounted the other way, since that would expose the rotating blades.
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Peter, what fans did you install, model plz
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Old 01-10-2016, 05:51 PM   #388
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Peter, what fans did you install, model plz
Channing,
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Peter, these rigs need all the braking help they can get!!

The issue with the fans sure doesn't sound right. I used a pair of these S-blade cooling fans as pusher fans and there is definite air movement through the radiator when they are running.

I've used the straight blade fans before and have not been as impressed with them as with the S blade style. I'll have to check but I thought the ones I bought were reversible. I'll check this week to see if that's the case.
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:53 PM   #390
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Peter, these rigs need all the braking help they can get!!

The issue with the fans sure doesn't sound right. I used a pair of these S-blade cooling fans as pusher fans and there is definite air movement through the radiator when they are running.

I've used the straight blade fans before and have not been as impressed with them as with the S blade style. I'll have to check but I thought the ones I bought were reversible. I'll check this week to see if that's the case.
Everything except the shape of the blades is identical to mine, even the 12V 80W label. Reversibility has to take into account that the moving vehicle will turn the blades only one way. The rotation of the fan has to match that.
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Reversibility has to take into account that the moving vehicle will turn the blades only one way. The rotation of the fan has to match that.
I'm not sure I follow this. When a fan is powered it's going to turn the direction it's designed to turn.

It's late and I'm tired, am I missing something obvious?
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I'm not sure I follow this. When a fan is powered it's going to turn the direction it's designed to turn.

It's late and I'm tired, am I missing something obvious?
Let me try to explain in a different way.
With the fan turned off, the blades will rotate while you drive.
With the Fan turned on, the blades have to rotate in that very same direction AND pull the air through to increase the Air flow
If that is not the case, you would have a very hard working and non efficient fan while in motion.
Makes sense or did I loose my mind ?
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