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There are few fan delete kits like Zionsville and CNS Racing, RK autowerks.
Would like to know which one that works in cooling the engine and easy setup.
 

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Same here. I'd really just like a cheap option. Most decent fans are under $100. The wiring is the part I'd really be worried about.
 

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I like my Spal fan but I had make a custom shroud. Wiring isn't that difficult depending upon how you want it to work. I chose a simple on/off switch but others have gone with a thermostat. RK Autoworks has a kit with instructions on here.
 

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We run our fans with our stage 2 kits, have sold about 30-45 of these kits all around the world. Everyone seems to be happy with the setup. Very easy installation and everything comes in the box so no hunting down parts. If there are any other questions, i'll be more than happy to answer them.

You can purchase it directly from the website.
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E53 X5 fan, E60 M5 and 3 series OEM electrical fans will work. I've done it several times.
 

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Timely thread as I have to replace my e-fan. Can anyone clarify if the black metal piece than runs the width of the engine bay (where the headlamps attach) has to come off to remove the fan? I know the bumper must come off, just am not sure as to what else.
 

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Are you referring to the puller fan? If so, any links?
No links, something I used in the past. I moved away from these due to high failure rate and it's a PITA to replace since its custom fitted.

I actually deleted these from my phone. I'll look for some on my laptop.

Tim's solution seems to holding up, so I would look into that cause BMW electric fans are not cheap.

Since we are discussing heat, how are your oil temps?
 

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I will say this, during the 2 hour police escort during Timmayfest, that stayed below 40mph the whole time, my oil and water temps were perfect. My oil never topped 200F and my water stayed on point. AC on high the whole time. We probably averaged 20mph to be honest with you. My voltage also never dropped below 13.8V. I am 100% satisfied with both my oil cooler and radiator fans.


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On my e46, I deleted the aux fan and fan clutch and installed a 16" spal fan. I hooked it up to the aux fan controller and had Evolve reprogram the temp vs speed values to be the same as the Z4M (which only has an electronic fan from the factory, no fan clutch or aux fan). Works fine, is only obnoxiously noisy when it needs to be, ecu controlled.

I'll likely do the same on the e39 when I'm due for a cooling system refresh. Easier on the water pump (no fan clutch/fan loading the bearing), no fan clutch to replace, less parasitic loss.
 

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I will say this, during the 2 hour police escort during Timmayfest, that stayed below 40mph the whole time, my oil and water temps were perfect. My oil never topped 200F and my water stayed on point. AC on high the whole time. We probably averaged 20mph to be honest with you. My voltage also never dropped below 13.8V. I am 100% satisfied with both my oil cooler and radiator fans.


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I was leaning to get OP feedback on the oil temp. Since Egypt and SoCal have the same weather minus the sand storm. Haha


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Why do you want to get an electric fan conversion?

I had an electric fan with a SPAL controller and I had higher coolant temps than I did with the stock mechanical fan. I actually went back to the stock fan, it's simple and works very well.
 
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RK Fan setup works well and have been on the car for 1.5yrs now.
 

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Why do you want to get an electric fan conversion?

I had an electric fan with a SPAL controller and I had higher coolant temps than I did with the stock mechanical fan. I actually went back to the stock fan, it's simple and works very well.
I want it because it should eliminate the need for water pump or fan clutch replacement. Combine with some high quality silicon hoses and a well made alu rad, and your only cooling system wear item becomes the thermostat.
 

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I want it because it should eliminate the need for water pump or fan clutch replacement. Combine with some high quality silicon hoses and a well made alu rad, and your only cooling system wear item becomes the thermostat.
I was unaware that removing the stock fan would stop the tremendous amount of wear and tear our water pumps are subjected to.
 
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Why do you want to get an electric fan conversion?

I had an electric fan with a SPAL controller and I had higher coolant temps than I did with the stock mechanical fan. I actually went back to the stock fan, it's simple and works very well.
same here.... when I had the BMW electric fan my temps were fine before i migrated to an SC. Post SC the issue was that the engine bay heat destroyed the BMW electrical fan components. No electrical fan can be compared to OEM fan clutch when it comes to pulling heat out of the radiator. Hence I went to fan clutch. I rather replace a water pump once every ten years than an electrical fan every few months.
 

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I was unaware that removing the stock fan would stop the tremendous amount of wear and tear our water pumps are subjected to.
Most s62 water pump failures are the bearing, and a large portion of the load on the bearing is weight of the fan/fan clutch spinning on it.
 
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