Hydraulic fan delete

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Dxta
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Car: Infiniti M45 sedan base sport

Hydraulic fan delete

Postby Dxta » Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:17 am

Has anyone tried deleting the hydraulic cooling fan in their M/Q 45, and replacing it with an electric fan?


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VStar650CL
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Car: 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

Re: Hydraulic fan delete

Postby VStar650CL » Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:50 am

Don't know about M's specifically, but SPAL makes some new brushless PWM fans that move more air than any engine could ever want. SPAL is very helpful if you contact them. The main issue you'll run into is fitting the shroud to the radiator. For a controller there are two I know about, Lingenfelter makes one p/n VSFM-002 and this one on eBay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/143561612623

I've used the eBay controller on two projects, one for a customer and one for a shopmate. It's very cute and very simple, taps into the existing ECT and learns the temperature curve with button-pushes.


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