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Old 02-17-2012, 03:06 PM   #1
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I am thinking about installing an electric fan on my 75cj5 It has a 4.2 in it. What brand should I look for and how hard is it to install? Do I just take the four bolts off the fan blades and leave the pulley. I am really nervous about this one....

 

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Old 02-17-2012, 03:16 PM   #2
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There's tons of info out here on the ford Taurus electric fan or contour dual electric fan junkyard swap.

I did a fair amount of research on it, including the wiring details etc.

I believe "Jeephammer" has done some real good write-ups and wiring diagrams on jeepforum

Heres one (Not from Jeephammer, but still good one with some interesting twists): Ford Taurus Fan Install

and Just google "Electric fan swap cj" you should get enough to read about for hours. (I did )

I'll try to search up and re-find some of the better ones i found for you.

Here was the thread with some of my research and links: http://www.jeep-cj.com/forums/f2/clu...lectric-11419/




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Old 02-17-2012, 03:19 PM   #3
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One of the best electric fan swaps for a CJ is from a Ford Contour. The are write-up all over about this swap.

Here are a few threads on it.

http://www.jeep-cj.com/forums/f2/contour-dual-fan-5169/
http://www.jeep-cj.com/forums/f99/us...-665/#post3084
http://www.jeep-cj.com/forums/f49/an...question-8743/
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Old 02-17-2012, 03:21 PM   #4
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Do I just take the four bolts off the fan blades and leave the pulley. I am really nervous about this one....
Those 4 bolts secure the pully to the water pump. Simply remove the fan and re-install the bolts.
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Old 02-17-2012, 03:24 PM   #5
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I want to buy a new electric fan from morris 4 x 4 or quadratec. One specific for the cj. Any ideas

 

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Old 02-17-2012, 03:30 PM   #6
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Buy a new contour replacement fan instead. It fits as well (or better), pushes more air and can be replaced if broken by ordering from any parts house.
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Old 02-17-2012, 03:47 PM   #7
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For what year contour should I order?

 

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Youre on the right track now Tonka. DO NOT get a generic fan that is secured through the core. I havent done this particular one but Im guessing the nice shroud on a factory contour one can be modified to bolt to the rad.

Either jegs or summit sells an improved control system now too; I think its by flex a lite. The common relay system isnt the best because you get a big 100amp hit when the fan starts. Ive used a delta current controller before and was happy with it.

 

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Who has done the contour swap with a 4.2??
I seem to remember it being done with a V8 but I think the l6 is a bit closer to the radiator.
Please correct me if I am mistaken.
I used a Taurus fan and had to be rather creative with the placement of it.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:37 PM   #10
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For what year contour should I order?
95 - 97 V6 fan.
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