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Ford Taurus Two Speed Fan Swap

Author: Swamp Boy

This is the best mod I have ever done to my ZJ. Any of you with a clutch fan know what I am talking about when I say you can feel that thing dragging on your engine when it comes on. Not to mention the noise it makes and if you do deep water crossing you definitely want to be able to turn your fan off...

It is a Ford 8C607 fan. It comes in the 90 to 95 Ford Taurus and Lincoln Mark VIII with the 3.8 litre engine.

Ford 8C607 Fan

So without further ado, here is the picture of my new fan...

Installed fan on Jeep

Here is the location of my relays - passenger side behind overflow tank.

Installed relay on firewall

In this picture you can also see where I ran the wires to the switches thru the fender into the cab.

Here is what the front of my engine looks like now

Front of engine with new fan

To do this install you first have to remove your clutch fan

This is done by holding the pulley still and turning the big nut that you see in the engine picture (you will see it when you look at your motor.)

For 4.0 people there is no big nut, just four 13mm bolts.

Anyway remove the fan and the stock shroud and take the new fan.
It will clip right into the radiator edge where your stock shroud was.

This is one of the best parts - it snaps right in!
I had to fab up 2 small strips that I bolted to the stock shroud screws and then bent to fit against the fan. I then drilled 2 holes in the electric fan shroud and put a screw and nut to hold them on. (1/4 X 1" and use a washer)
Wiring is simple .. Green is ground.. And one of the others is high the other is low..(three wires =))

If you have any questions just ask. If you need help wiring the fan, PM me.

Good luck and enjoy...
Carl

Oh, I almost forgot... This is where I put my switches.

Fan control switch inside Jeep

The first from the bottom is my OBA. The 2nd is for low speed and the top is for high speed.

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