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Old 05-17-2013, 06:59 PM   #1
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Im using two electric fans but there is a lot of open space around them. Should this space be fill with material?

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Old 05-18-2013, 12:58 PM   #2
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Fans should be pulling air from a shroud, the shroud covers the radiator.

Lack of shroud = poor cooling.

Stuffing "material" in the open spaces makes for EVEN WORSE cooling.
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:57 PM   #3
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My fans have shrouds I was thinking of making one big shroud for both fans.

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Old 05-20-2013, 06:39 AM   #4
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Are you over heating?

Are you running the correct Cadillac specific thermostat?

A regular Chevy type of thermostat won't work correctly.

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Old 09-06-2014, 11:09 AM   #5
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I built a simple shroud with some sheetmetal channel and a panel across the whole thing, two 16" electric fans. Worked really well last time I was running the car.
I am sure it would be made more effecient but I did not have much room to work with.
Not a real good picture, i was documenting the header build.....
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