Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Gordon » Thu 27.11.2008, 13:08

I'm just waiting to get my rad back from being re-cored, then I'll post some pictures.

I paid £80+P&P for a pair, (£10 P&P), however I've already aproached the guy and he says he'll do 5 pairs (10 fans) for £60 pair (+undiscussed P&P) - which I thought was pretty good.

I'm happy to fund a group buy for 5 people (10 fans), but wasn't going to say much more until I had pictures to show how good they look.

They are just bare wire tailed, so you have to connect them to your loom - not a problem for anyone handy with a soldering iron, but some people might not be too keen. I was going to go on to say that, if any buyers wanted to cut the plugs of their (scrap) renault fans, and post them to me up-front, I could solder & heatshrink the correct plugs onto the fans (which is what I'm doing with mine).

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby bobbrown » Thu 27.11.2008, 13:25

May be you should start a thread in the "group buys"
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby ailwyn » Thu 27.11.2008, 13:27

Gordon,

Please start a thread in the group buys section.

I'll be up for 2 cars worth though ;)

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Gordon » Thu 27.11.2008, 13:30

I will when I have pictures - I'd be happier if people could see what they're buying.
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Galsia » Thu 27.11.2008, 14:00

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Gordon » Thu 27.11.2008, 15:00

Just to test the temperature (without fans?) so to speak...

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby ailwyn » Thu 27.11.2008, 15:22

Gordon,

I read with interest the "fits some S2s" comment on the group buy thread.

Any idea what the difference is? Was there a replacement rad for late S2s?

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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Gordon » Thu 27.11.2008, 15:42

ailwyn wrote:Gordon,

I read with interest the "fits some S2s" comment on the group buy thread.

Any idea what the difference is? Was there a replacement rad for late S2s?

Ailwyn


AFAIK, the later fan was just a lotus substitute due to unavailability of the renault fan. The rad & frames have never changed, so I guess the later fan must mount on an adaptor plate of some kind; don't really know.

The later fan is also NLA from lotus...

That said, I dont think anyone with the later fans has had any problems anyway?
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Sy V » Thu 27.11.2008, 15:58

Group Buy thread started...
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Gordon » Sat 29.11.2008, 18:03

Sy V wrote:Group Buy thread started...

Now with some pictures!!
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby novacaine » Sat 22.02.2014, 19:53

Anyone know where Gordon got these Fans from?
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Sun 23.02.2014, 00:35

Send him a PM. Remember, he was buying in bulk and HE replaced the connections on the replacement fans to make them usable with the M100...
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby basher » Sun 23.02.2014, 12:56

I bought these ones from Ebay, looked identical to Gordon's and needed the same mods to fit, although there are no plugs. I just chopped the old ones off the original fan. 9 inch I believe but check first, it's been a while.

Item No. 111279975884 £19

Mine are in and working ok.
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby novacaine » Sun 23.02.2014, 18:05

Panic maybe over, I managed to find some on eBay that look to be a good fit. The seller measured the distance between the fixing holes and they are the same, so finger crossed they fit
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Re: Cooling Fans, (UK, Turbo, no air-con)

Postby Enright » Sun 23.02.2014, 18:24

Just a quick question: why is "UK, Turbo, no air-con" specified?
Do they list different fans for N/A's or cars without air-con?
I just would have thought that the difference was in the control system, rather than the fans themselves, that's all.
You could be discouraging other potential buyers, when the same items are equally compatible for their cars. :?
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