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Hi i have a 1997 thunderbird l/x with the 3.8 is there a way i can wire the electric cooling fan to kick on were it will run all the time wile the engine is running like through the ignition.......Thanks
 

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Why would you want to? The easiest way to make sure your fan runs all the time is turn the AC on
 

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Well thats great but um it gets a lil chilly in the car in the winter time lol o well ill figure some thing out thanks for all the help any way
 

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i dont know if they make one for our cars but a friend of mine bought a manual switch for his grand prix that plugged into his harness and gave him control of high and low while leaving normal function to the computer.
 

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skully said:
Well thats great but um it gets a lil chilly in the car in the winter time lol o well ill figure some thing out thanks for all the help any way
What is the point of it running all the time?????

If your car is overheating it has other issues
 

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the only purpose for them I've seen is for staging but if your that good you've found yourself a lakey pit crew to push you, lol.
 

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O hell no thats is my wifes car lol i wouldnt drive that thing i drive a 1968 plymouth barracuda 340 ci built with the 727 auto i have line locks for the staging lane
 

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Nice ride. My first car was a 70 Barracuda convertible with a 318 and a 727. Wish I had never sold it.
 

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I'll be you don't drive the 68 Cuda everyday and timb, convertible Barracuda. That's a retirement fund if you waited until today to sell that.

Skully, explain why you want to wire up the fan to come on all the time the engine is running. Most likely we can help or at least talk you out of it.
 

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Thanks for the compliments on my cuda guys true i dont drive it much thats my baby ive owned it for 10 years lotta blood sweat and tears there,my daily drivers a 88 chevy pickup,i was just tryin to find out how to keep that bird cool i just bought it for my wife and she dont even put gas in her viehicals let alone watch the gauges lol ive read here them head gaskets cant take to much heat
 

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You don't want the fans running before the car reaches thermostat temperature anyways.

They should come on after the car reaches about 210. and it should not go over the factory 195 deg of the thermostat unless you stop and there is no air flow through the rad.

Anyways running it to 195 or 210 will not fail the head gasket. The real problem is if in fact they do fail. You must fix it right away before the coolant goes into the oil and reaches the engine bearing.
 
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