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e-fan?

thinking about getting an e-fan,are thay worth it,also what is the cost? thanks for the help
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yes definately worth it.......get it from Jusnes Modified...they are members here and ranger owners...

comes with everything need to install it......i love mine took me about 1 hour to install.....i can tell a difference in power and a/c performance...

http://www.jusnesmodified.com/store/...products_id=79
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or you could do that.....it is definately worth it!
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thanks guys, it will be my next mod,need better mpg
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don't expect to get a HUGE milage increase, but it will a little.....it will add a little power, but most of all cooling is improved, and so how cool the a/c gets....
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what exactly is an e-fan, what does it do. i know its probably a no brainer but i am new to the whole mod your truck thing and would appreciate some knowledge.
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it replaces the engine driven fan on the engine with a electric driven fan. it pulls or pushes air through the radiator to cool the antifreeze that keeps the engine cool.....it is temp controlled and will kick on and off so it isn't on all the time.....it will help reduce wear on the water pump, increase horsepower, increase fuel milage, and increase the air conditioning performance.

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I have one from Jusnes Modified. After killing two of the stock clutch fans offroading too much, I switched over to an efan. I noticed a slight power and mpg gain, but mainly I love it becuase it replaced my broken clutch fan. Its great because I no longer have the sound of an airplane taxying down a runway every time I start up the truck.

Install is easy, only took me about 2 hours to do everything... if the radiator were a bit cooler it may have taken less time.
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I have one from if the radiator were a bit cooler it may have taken less time.
that always helps.....
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lol, I think I was on a pain trip that weekend, I also changed out the spark plugs and wires while the engine was still "warm". I guess 4 years of metal working tends to take some of the care away about burning your hands.
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lol, I think I was on a pain trip that weekend, I also changed out the spark plugs and wires while the engine was still "warm". I guess 4 years of metal working tends to take some of the care away about burning your hands.
lol....
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I ended up taking off my e-fan. I enjoyed all the benefits already mentioned, but my tranny ran considerably hotter from the day I installed the fan. I tried several things including new/bigger cooler, and an aux fan on the cooler. While the bigger cooler and fan helped SOME, it still didn't keep the tranny at an acceptable range...ESPECIALLY when towing. I put the stock clutch fan back on, and haven't had a problem with tranny temp since.
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my tranny stays at a good temp...it runs around 150*...when it starts to climb during high rpm driving, i just kick on the a/c compressor and let the fan come on...that drops the tranny temp back down to about 150*....that is considerable lower than stock.....i am going to add a second cooler and a remote tranny oil filter...
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Yea, I'm going to add 2 coolers with built in fans, 1 engine oil, 1 tranny fluid just to be safe. I usually do an overkill on everything.

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Good ol e-fan......
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Yea, I can imagine how you feel about them.

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I liked it! I just wish the manufacturer of the controller put a lil more thought into what they were making.

Hey I got a nicer LII out of it and a fresh slate to mod! =]
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Yea, I'm going to add 2 coolers with built in fans, 1 engine oil, 1 tranny fluid just to be safe. I usually do an overkill on everything.

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i know i dont have the room to add a fan to any of my coolers infront of my radio....
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Actually I was going to remove the 1 cooler thats there now & build a mounting base(2 straight pieces of flat iron) all the way across & mount the coolers @ an angle. Thats just my thoughts @ this point but I'll know more once I have both coolers in hand. If it can be done I'll figure out a way. I may have to remove that piece of plastic under the radiator. I sure hope thats not Fords idea of a front skid plate.

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Yea, I'm going to add 2 coolers with built in fans, 1 engine oil, 1 tranny fluid just to be safe. I usually do an overkill on everything.

Rick

yes! i want one of those for my tranny. in time i will have one.
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yes! i want one of those for my tranny. in time i will have one.
huh???? you have a manual tranny dont you? how do you hook a tranny cooler up to a manual tranny?
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Actually I was going to remove the 1 cooler thats there now & build a mounting base(2 straight pieces of flat iron) all the way across & mount the coolers @ an angle. Thats just my thoughts @ this point but I'll know more once I have both coolers in hand. If it can be done I'll figure out a way. I may have to remove that piece of plastic under the radiator. I sure hope thats not Fords idea of a front skid plate.

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yea you have more room infront of your radiator than i do......in '97 they didn't offer an additional tranny cooler except for what was in the radiator...
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huh???? you have a manual tranny dont you? how do you hook a tranny cooler up to a manual tranny?
No i think he has an auto
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zach has an automatic. but still turning them 35s with 4.56s will deffinatly heat it up some.
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