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How do you convert to a Taurus fan into a pusher?

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 3:52 pm    Post subject: How do you convert to a Taurus fan into a pusher? Reply with quote

So the 3.8L Tauras Fans are well known for being a great puller fan - So how do you convert these to a pusher fan for mounting in front of the radiator?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

if its electric shouldnt you be able to just reverse the terminals ?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well thats what I was kinda thinking but they are two speed fans with a single ground and two positives (one for each speed) so I didn't know if it would screw t up.....
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2005 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

try just using the high speed only and reversing the terminals, i dont think it will hurt the motor any. my normal process for something like that would be to get some wires and touch them to battery terminals with the fans on the garage floor to test the theory out Cool

i bought the bling bling flex a lite fans for mine Cool
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2005 9:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't have the fan yet, hence I can't test it......
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

On top of switching the terminals, you will have to flip the actual fans over inside the housing and flip the housing over when you bring it infront of the radiator. This is because one side of the blade is concave while the other side is not.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now since I've got the fan, I can answer my own questions on this. As a 2 speed puller fan the fan has one ground, high spped positive and low speed positive. with how its designed, you can't flip the blades over. so to get it to run in the reverse direction you just wire it backwards.... One hot, one high speed ground and one low speed fan.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 3:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fan blades are only designed to turn in one direction as they are not symmetrical. One side is concave while the other side is convex. I think they had this problem on moster garage or something. This is why companies like Flex-A-Lite have one model for pusher and another model for puller. They have different blades. It's not just as easy as switching the terminals.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 7:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

True! but what am I suppose to do.... a fan running backwards is way better than running no fan at all.
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