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Ramcharger dual fans - No more overheating!

I don't have a question, I recently put in a ramcharger dual fan in my 66 Fairlane and wanted to share that experience. I had a local garage put in an aluminum radiator and because of the clearance between the fan and waterpump pulley they put a low profile electric fan. Ever since it would go great rolling down the highway but overheat sitting at an idle.

I was worried about a head, etc. since they had just replaced everything, but after testing and eliminating the major concerns, I ended up finding a $35 fan from a 96 Intrepid that is only 3 inches depth in the middle so it cleared my pulley just fine. I'm still amazed, after putting it in and testing it on a sunny day the fan had no trouble at all keeping it cool. Actually I have not even needed high speed yet, but it does cool it down even faster.

I still have to put in the temperature switches, since I just wanted to verify that it works so I only wired in some relays (another thing the garage didn't have with the last fan, wth?), and some rocker switches. Yes, it is a giant pain and a good way to overheat if you don't turn it on accidentally. Down the road I'll do it right.

Anyhow, if anybody needs a low profile electric fan, check out the early ramcharger fans. The later model fans are pretty slim also but it was cutting close for me so I went with the old style. I couldn't be happier with it, I hope this helps somebody out!
 

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Are using the Intrepid fan or a ram charger fan? Do you have pics and measurements of the fans? Is this a dual fan set up like most Intrepids have?
 

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Maybe my terminology was bad, I had heard the dual Dodge fans referred to as "ramcharger", but not necessarily from a Ram Charger. Either way, I am using one from a 96 Intrepid. I can post some pics later today. I'll get better measurements then too. Yes, dual fans.
 

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That fan's "box" is about 15" tall by 25" wide without the mounting tabs. However, the fans bulge out on the sides to an overall of about 27".

David
 

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Re: Ramcharger dual fans - No more overheating!

Yep, those are the dimensions of it that David mentioned. Here are a few pictures that show the clearance problems I had. For the size and price of it, I'd say it's top notch.
 

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