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E-Fan

I am not the most electrically inclined person in the world, so how hard would the E-Fan be for me to install. Also is there anylinks to how to's with pics, any info would be appreciated.
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also I have heard of problems with cooling the trans. At idle or slow speeds, is this true and what can I do about it?
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The E-fan will do a better job at slower speeds then the stocker.

However, an after market trans cooler is also a good idea. Look at ones in the 15k+ GVRW if your going to use them as a stand alone.
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if i installed and e-fan could i put my radiator back at stock hight? since the fan is not connected to the ngine anymore.
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^^^yes
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if i installed and e-fan could i put my radiator back at stock hight? since the fan is not connected to the ngine anymore.
yea.....mine is back at the correct mounts (were it would be without a body lift).....and it actually cools better than it did when it was moved down...
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also I have heard of problems with cooling the trans. At idle or slow speeds, is this true and what can I do about it?
There is definetly that possibility. I certainly had tranny cooling problems, and a couple of buddies did as well. However, ther are plenty of people around that have absolutely no problems. I would definetly put on a tranny temp gauge if I was you.
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I have a flex-a-lite S-blade and thier VSC controller. I too am not good at electrice stuff and can recommend this setup!

Thier controller handles everything, all you do is run the wires as needed. IMO it's very good because it lets your fully control the fans.. and it ramps up the speed only as needed. (like OEMs do) Only draws about 17 amps max.

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There is definetly that possibility. I certainly had tranny cooling problems, and a couple of buddies did as well. However, ther are plenty of people around that have absolutely no problems. I would definetly put on a tranny temp gauge if I was you.

yep, mine was getting way to hot.

routed it out of the radiator(no longer flows through there) then the stock cooler and then an aftermarket cooler.

temps run much cooler now, and i like it.
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if i installed and e-fan could i put my radiator back at stock hight? since the fan is not connected to the ngine anymore.

yep mine is moved up as well.
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where did you mount your new cooler at, behind the grill or..........where? also would this one work? http://store.summitracing.com/partde...500+4294839034
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