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Re: What fan to use?
53&Me #1398656 Wed Feb 24 2021 07:19 PM
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'Bolter
When my '53 1/2 ton had the original 216, it had the large 4-blade 18" fan attached, and never ran hot except idling at a stoplight in 105 degree Mississippi summer heat.
Swapped to a rebuilt 261 with 4-blade 15" fan.
No problems whatsoever.


-Patrick
1953 Chevrolet 3100
261 / 4-speed / 4:11 / Commercial Red

Re: What fan to use?
53&Me #1402530 Mon Mar 22 2021 05:55 PM
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I found an 18" fan on ebay identical to my original so I'm good not
Thank you all for your input.

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