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Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by dallassnowman, Aug 3, 2004.

  1. dallassnowman

    dallassnowman 1/2 ton status

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    I need to replace fan clutch, someone at work said to go with a straight fan no clutch(flexfan).
    I think this would help at idle for my ac, I guess.
    What should I do replace clutch and add an electric helper fan??
    Or straight flexfan?? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Replace the fan clutch. At higher rpms a flex fan will flatten out and effectively block airflow, plus they are somewhat dangerous. Many shops refuse to work on vehicles with flex fans as they have a rep for losing blades now and then.

    Rene
     
  3. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    I have a fan clutch for sale. Has maybe 24-48 hours /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif of use on it. I replaced mine about 5 months ago with this one, truck has been parked for about 4 3/4 months due to the truggy build. I am going to run my radiator in the back so I won't need the fan or the clutch anymore. I paid $100 new, will sell it for $65 plus trip. Let me know. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  4. dallassnowman

    dallassnowman 1/2 ton status

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    Ok when I called autozone they said "Do you want standard or the heavy duty, the hd one is for motor homes and higher rpm's" Which one do I get??
    Reg--$45.00
    HD---$85.00 and have to order one /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     

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