View Full Version : Complete electric fan setup for 58-60 T-bird
08-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Dual fans with shroud (new unit from Rockauto) plus Flex A Lite fan controller (part # 31163).
$100 plus shipping.
Requires only 3.5" of space between the radiator and water pump pulley.
Just bolt it in; install the temp sensor, and attach the red wire to your starter solenoid.
Pics are in this link below.
08-23-2015, 07:42 PM
link with photos added to the original post above
02-19-2016, 02:02 PM
02-21-2016, 02:38 PM
Darn, wish I'd noticed this before I bought a dual fan setup for our 58 from RockAuto :(
It's laying in my shop waiting on me.
06-07-2016, 10:21 PM
06-08-2016, 10:30 PM
So why are you selling now? Looks like you had it installed?
Have been thinking of doing the dual fan!
06-09-2016, 09:16 AM
Went back to a 6-blade mech. fan and a shroud. Temp is in control now when driving around, but slowly climbs when sitting.
With the new engine (a hopped-up 460) and the electric fans, the temp would slowly climb at highway speeds.
Seems I had to pick one or the other, and can't have it both ways right now!
The setup I am selling would be fine for anyone with a 352 or 390 in their car.
06-09-2016, 05:12 PM
This might be an issue for me also, I purchased a 410 short block and in the process of hopping it up. Can I ask what shroud you used on your fan now and was it an easy fit?
06-09-2016, 06:12 PM
I have a cheap, chromed half-shroud that I bought from Speedway for like 35 bucks. Better than nothing at all, for sure.
What I want to eventually do is have a full shroud fabbed up out of sheet metal.
I got the best cooling efficiency with the fan blades positioned halfway into the shroud. The 6-blade fan I have is a rigid unit; not one of those "flex" fans. 17" diameter.
09-13-2016, 08:44 AM
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