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Old 03-06-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
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Radiator and Fan Upgrade

Anyone know of any decent upgrades for radiator and fans for the Zetec? I'm starting a list for my 02' build and wonder if any of you guys/girls have some good suggestions. I want to go with an electric fan so I don't have to worry about that god-foresaken resistor issue (yes, it's been a thorn in my side..car not going to be a DD-at least not much) and I hear Mishimoto fans are pretty good (they do have one for the Focus, but no radiators).

I know Fluidyne used to offer a radiator as well, but no longer does (at least through them).

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Old 03-06-2013, 09:52 PM   #2
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Stock set up works just fine no matter what application you can throw at it. There are some people who have run the track scene along with auto-cross for most of a day and never had a problem. So I would just stick with what you have.
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Are you saying both stock radiator and fans will be fine?

I only ask as the build car already has a shot fan resistor and issues with the A/C. I figured it would just be easier to pull them and replace with a potential upgrade (at least just the fans' unit).
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You can throw in the electric fan if you want for peace of mind but the stock radiator should be fine. I know a lot of the guys on here that are running high HP turbo cars are just using stock radiators for the most part.
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Good to know. Thanks-
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Fluildyne makes a rad.
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