I do like the zip tie idea though Sirnixalot, didn't really notice that before. 4 0. Aside from trying to adapt OEM Fans to our cars, I know many have tried the major aftermarket fans... was wondering what your experience might be with these four (Spal, Derale, Flex-a-Lite, Mishimoto)? I purchased dual 11" Spal hi performance fans for my new cooling system, as yet not installed. SPal's look like they should have 3 fans vs 2. I lowered the temp on a 48 Ford Woody powered by a 350 Chevy by 25 degrees measured while cruising at 60mph on an 80 degree day. I found both the SPAL and F-A-L fans for $99. I used the threaded inserts to also mount from the bottom and to attach the catch can. 4.7 out of 5 stars. Spal fans have multiple slide in mounting flanges on the sides of the fans. I have a 50-trim turbo and the thick Koyo radiator. I found both the SPAL and F-A-L fans for $99. Electrical fans can either push air through the radiator or pull air through it. My car overheats at idle because it cannot pull enough air through the radiator. The dimensions (thickness) was what I needed for this application. 30130011 Bracket and Strap mount. Read More. Show Less. They are a very well made product. SPAL fans are durable, reliable, and the choice of many NASCAR teams. At that time I plan to go to the dual fan unit from flex-a-lite. A forum community dedicated to Chevrolet Chevelle owners and enthusiasts. Here at SPAL, we have complete control. The outstanding thing was it was remarkably quiet. I'm not 100% sure, but i think spal makes most of the O.E. THey also make pusher fans that you can mount in front of the radiater. NS, Corvette (Vette) Model Years on this site: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982. View Full Version : SPAL, Derale, Flex-A-Lite, Mishimoto Radiator Fans? Both are 12" and both flow approx 1250cfm. It's a perfect fit. Regards, Axel 1990 SEC, Arctic White w/gray interior, M119.960 326 Hp. The full product line now includes the patented Flex-a-fit aluminum radiators, electric fans, belt-driven fans, oil coolers, Mojave heaters and Flexite windows. Stuff and just decided to make some units for the aftermarket. Joined Dec 5, 2012. Universal. it is part number 118. Joined Dec 5, 2012. sherbrooke, QC, Canada . The Ron Davis's sound like like a lot of money but for a fully-welded dual pass radiator with a built-in shroud and Spal fan they are actually a really good deal. You can find all SPAL fan dimensions, CFM flow rates, diameters, and other physical specs. 0. Video of Flex-a-lite 16" Syclone S-Blade Electric Fan - Reversible - 2,500 CFM. Performance cooling products for the automotive market. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Primary electric fans (pullers) are designed to mount behind the radiator and replace a factory belt-driven fan. I've had Flexalite fans quit on me as well, that's why I ask. The Flex-a-lite Lo-Profile S-Blade Dual Electric Puller Fan is designed to offer optimum cooling for situations where clearance is an issue. Fortunatly I hadda rear drive buick that I converted to R-134 that eventually used up an otherwise waste of money. Mechanical fans work best. Flex a lite 398 did a great job. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended, or implied and are in fact used to support GM, Chevrolet and Corvette. Official C3 Vette Registry content is Copyright 2001-2019, Vette Registries, LLC. The fan keeps my radiator temperature cool all the time, I use to see the temp climb up to 100degC before the SPAL runs at full speed to cool it down. Switched to an aluminum unit from Be Cool and put in a 16" spal puller fan, and now it won't go over 185 unless i have the fan turned off. Better quality than the Flex-a-lite. Joined Jun 18, 2012. 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