Wiring electric fan for thermostat and dash toggle??? - Page 6 - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
Jeep-Short Wheelbase All discussion of short wheelbase Jeeps: CJ, TJ, YJ and JK

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #51 of (permalink) Old 05-14-2009, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 181
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
bandhmo2 & CJ7Taz - thanks for the diagrams.

Hank - yes it's still active, I still need to get home so I can test the fan....gonna be at work for a couple more weeks yet, unless the office decides to ship me off somewhere else.

I guess I shouldn't complain, as I'm sure there are a few board members without work still.
Warthog is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #52 of (permalink) Old 05-16-2009, 02:17 PM
Dex
Old Hand
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Forest Park,Georgia
Posts: 525
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
cooling fan

yes i want to install a fan or fans for a back-up and maybe set therm at about 210 deg. maybe i can find one at junk yard around here , a tarus or what ever but the wiring will be a puzzle to me also?? 350 chevy built, but the fan sets a bit low at the radiador, and ill have to build a shroud. cj5

ROLLIN'THUNDER
Dex is offline  
post #53 of (permalink) Old 05-16-2009, 09:34 PM
Keyboard Implanted
 
jeepgod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Wildomar, CA
Posts: 4,618
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
 
Here is how I wired my Taurus fan... I keep it on low, which the relay is hooked up with a temp sensor so when it hits 180 degrees Low is turned on... then you have the middle position for OFF.. and I can switch it to high if I need too..
the fan also has one more wire, which is ground coming off of it....

the low relay is the generic fan control relay from Autozone.. it's like 40 bucks.. and you can adjust the temp for when you want it to come on..

the high side is a 80 amp relay i get off line for 8 bucks.. works great.. but you need larger connectors for the power in and out of it.. since it is made to handle high amps..

Survival is instinct, Living takes guts!
jeepgod is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome