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Old 10-30-2007
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2.3 efan

Would it be ok to remove the oem efan and mechanical fan and replace with a flex-a-lite flx-150. The truck is a 2008, 5 speed, 2.3l. Not sure why Ford added the electric fan in conjunction with the mechanical one. Possible due to overheating issues and an all aluminum engine??

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it's really easy and people do it all the time. works great. I went with the flx-180.
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yeah i did it to mine i dont know the exact name but its a fle-a-lite as well
works just as good with less noise then my clutch fan
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which one sounds like a better fit? (# i mean. i was looking at the 40 but you two say 150 180?)

Edit. (40 1500 cfm $209) (150 2500 cfm $205) (180 3300 cfm $309)

For some reason the 40 is more expensive than the 150 which is better.

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i found this............it may be of help.........
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So for you guys that have installed an e-fan did you leave the stock electric fan in place?

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except i have a LIMA engine (Lima is tha SHI*!) and Lima's dont have the dual fan setups. to answer both of your questions. now can someone asnwer mine? lol.
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the cheapest and easiest way to go is just remove the factory clutch fan and leave the factory electric fan on it.......it never gets hot unless you leave it idling for a good 15 min or more and in that case just turn the heater/a/c on and the relay kicks the electric fan on and boom down goes the temp back to stock
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thats cool, but i have 97 Lima I-4. and it only has the mechanical fan. no e-fan.
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sorry to open a old threaad but i was looking on ebay at electric fan for my 97 lima and about how much cfm is needed to keep it about stock temp
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even the 40 series puts out enough. basicly any of them lol. but im trying to keep it COOOOOL. (^ Dezert rat ^) so im looking at the 150 or 180.
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