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Offline austr6

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Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« on: April 18, 2017, 10:40:38 PM »
Hello all,
I need to know what the correct radiator fan is for my vehicle...
Genuine GT A code 289 with Air conditioning and power steering. 20/5/66
Also is it meant to have a clutch mounted to the fan because it has a/c ????
Your response will be greatly appreciated.
Kind regards,

Richard.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:06:33 PM by J_Speegle »
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A code,
Auto ,Air conditioning, Power Steering
Standard Interior
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 09:47:27 PM »
One reference I have says a 7 blade, 17.5", C40Z-8600-C and a casting number of C60E-C.  I don't believe these had clutches.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:07:51 PM by J_Speegle »

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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 09:00:57 PM »
Factory AC would have come with a clutch fan.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:07:42 PM by J_Speegle »
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Re: Radiator fan blade
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 10:43:36 PM »
Factory AC would have come with a clutch fan.
Typically maybe but not in all years and all Mustang applications.
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 01:56:17 AM »
Yes it was sold with air factory ordered, not dealer fitted. So does anyone know for sure what fan blade and if it has a clutch?
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:07:30 PM by J_Speegle »
May 20 1966
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A code,
Auto ,Air conditioning, Power Steering
Standard Interior
6R09A202931

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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 09:53:02 AM »
C6OE-G    7 blade fan with clutch:
http://mustangtek.com/fan/C6OE-G.html
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2017, 11:02:50 AM »
C6OE-G    7 blade fan with clutch:
http://mustangtek.com/fan/C6OE-G.html

+1  This is what is on mine.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:07:21 PM by J_Speegle »
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 05:07:12 PM »
Yes it was sold with air factory ordered, not dealer fitted. So does anyone know for sure what fan blade and if it has a clutch?

+2  Yes








Typically maybe but not in all years and all Mustang applications.

Added to the title to include year and application
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 05:15:53 PM by J_Speegle »
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2017, 06:44:46 PM »




Added to the title to include year and application
That is good because without that context someone might take it it that all years were like that (A/C = clutch fan).
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2017, 07:06:38 PM »
That is good because without that context someone might take it it that all years were like that (A/C = clutch fan).

Ya the section it was posted in would have been too big of a clue LOL  ;D
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2017, 07:12:13 PM »
Ya the section it was posted in would have been too big of a clue LOL  ;D
Just following your lead  ;)
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2017, 08:29:09 PM »
One reference I have says a 7 blade, 17.5", C40Z-8600-C and a casting number of C60E-C.  I don't believe these had clutches.

So is every one of the same opinion that this would be the correct part number applicable to my vehicle ? even though midlife thinks it doesn't have a clutch? ..... you can see my confusion.
Thanks again in advance,
Richard.
« Last Edit: April 21, 2017, 08:31:53 PM by austr6 »
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Standard Interior
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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2017, 09:35:43 PM »
I checked the MPC ahd the C6OE-G appears to be the correct fan for your 66 with hanging AC. 

The first source I cited usually is correct, but doesn't necessarily contain all available options...sorry if I misled you.

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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2017, 12:25:05 AM »
So is every one of the same opinion that this would be the correct part number applicable to my vehicle ? even though midlife thinks it doesn't have a clutch? ..... you can see my confusion.

Don't have a number from the original I posted so can't confirm nor say that its wrong but if it were me I would find an original and use that as a source over a MPC

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Re: Radiator fan blade - 66 A code with AC
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2017, 06:44:14 PM »
I dug up an old thread in this forum on this with some good info:

http://www.concoursmustang.com/forum/index.php?topic=4203.0

When I had to figure this out for our car to get it correct, I found the MustangTek site and Bob Manell's book as sources. What I found was that for '65 and '66 cars, there were two critical factors determining which 7-blade fan your car had:

Before 1/5/66, w/factory air:  C6OE-C
Before 1/5/66, w/factory air & thermactor emissions: C6OE-A
After 1/5/66, w/factory air, w or w/o thermactor, C6OE-G

All of these 7-blade config's got fan clutches because of the A/C extra load on the engine. Thermactor a bit more (but negligible in some reading that I've done on this).
All should have also had a fan shroud and I believe a hot idle compensator spliced into the pcv hose to the carb spacer.

Hope this helps out somewhat.
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