RE: [DML] High-performance radiator fans
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RE: [DML] High-performance radiator fans



I would be interested to know more about these Toby.
As many of you know, I have John Hervey's fans installed.
I would like to hear from John what the CFM of his fans are, both 
unrestricted and mounted,
and compare those numbers with his, yours and stock.

I have had some real issue keeping my car cool, and I know that the air 
conditioner is the cause because when my A/C belt broke the other day and I 
was forced to drive home without A/C
I noticed the engine temp was running much cooler, almost half as cool.
One of the modifications I would like to do when I finish my time machine 
replica
is that I want to mount two small horizontal fans at the base of the rear 
vents to blow
engine heat out the back to keep the engine heat down and to protect the 
props mounted
on the decklid from excessive heat.
Has anyone ever thought of venting heat with small fans from the decklid 
this way?
- Videobob


>From: "Toby Peterson" <tobyp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] High-performance radiator fans
>Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 04:33:48 -0000
>
>Hello List - I have been holding back on this announcement because I
>still need one more data point, but have decided to take the
>plunge.  I received some data that showed that the stock radiator
>fans on the DeLorean move as little as 1100 CFM (cubic feet per
>minute) combined when installed in the car.  This isn't that great
>of a level of performance by today's standards, so I decided to see
>what I could come up with.  The result is a very high-tech looking
>fan set that has a very clean installation, allows good air flow at
>high speeds due to the open architecture of the fans and attachment
>structure, consumes only 15 amps combined, is very quiet, and moves
>a respectable 3300 CFM combined.  This air volume capacity is
>uninstalled, with no restrictions.  The data point that I am missing
>is the uninstalled volume of the stock fans, which I hope to get in
>the next week.  These fans have been installed on Winged1 since last
>April, and have stood the test of a hot summer, long parades,
>Seattle rush hour traffic, and high speed drives across the state.
>They are great (IMHO).  I have uploaded a picture of the fans just
>before installation into the DPNW folder.  Search for Wings-B-Cool





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