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Old 10-02-2014, 10:24 AM
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2003 Kodiak, Best Cooling Method

Picked up a 2003 Kodiak this year to replace the C3500HD that was rotting out.

The cooling fan has been damaged by the previous owner.

I need to replace it, but wondering if I should go stock or go electric?

Any thoughts?

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Old 10-02-2014, 12:12 PM
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electrics tend to put less strain on engine, but then you've got the hassle of wiring them and either adding a switch or relay to turn them on, especially if your vehicle previously had an engine driven fan
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Old 10-02-2014, 01:25 PM
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Hassle of wiring is not that bad. Hassle is finding fan(s) of proper cfm to equal the factory clutch fan.
Not that it'll change my mind, what engine in that bad mofo
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:42 PM
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Hassle of wiring is not that bad. Hassle is finding fan(s) of proper cfm to equal the factory clutch fan.
Not that it'll change my mind, what engine in that bad mofo
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Old 10-03-2014, 12:55 PM
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I say go stock for simplicity. I put a dual electric fan setup in my old corvette. You have to wire it up which isn't bad, but I had to hook into the water temperature sensor with the control box so the fans would come on automatically and shut off when they were supposed to. I didn't want to have to worry about flipping a switch on and off according to the temp gauge. It was a hassle, but I did gain a few horsepower. Spal makes good kits if you go electric.
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