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Offline Tiny

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Fan Shroud Question
« on: December 01, 2017, 04:01:47 AM »
I have a 66 GT Coupe Auto.  (Nil A/C) Did this model coupe have a Radiator Fan Shroud fitted as original from the factory?  If so, did it also have the warning sticker.  Appreciate some pictures if possible showing the correct labels etc.

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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 09:08:12 AM »
only 'K' codes & a/c cars received a shroud. no sticker ever installed.
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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 09:36:44 AM »
only 'K' codes & a/c cars received a shroud. no sticker ever installed.

Were there 2 different styles? The more common style I see has the top of the shroud tapered to maybe 1” (guessing) and the other style remains consistent all the way around (approx 2”)
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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2017, 01:42:57 PM »
Were there 2 different styles? - the other style remains consistent all the way around (approx 2”)
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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 05:20:41 PM »
Thankyou Gentlemen
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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2017, 10:31:34 PM »
Were there 2 different styles? The more common style I see has the top of the shroud tapered to maybe 1” (guessing) and the other style remains consistent all the way around (approx 2”)

There was one with a wide consistent top surface but designed and used for those rarely seen desert cooler radiators.

Only seen a couple for sale over the years

Some pictures of that style can be seen in the thread below -  posted a while back

http://www.concoursmustang.com/forum/index.php?topic=16692.msg104389#msg104389

This should not be taken as a suggestion that the one referred to above is not a reproduction  - just addressing the two style part of the question

The vastly more often seen and used for the standard radiator applications

Here are some pictures












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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2017, 02:39:14 PM »
Whats the story with the 'Desert Cooler Radiators''? Were they used in hot locations with a larger capacity etc?  How do you identify them?

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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2017, 03:07:21 PM »
Whats the story with the 'Desert Cooler Radiators''? Were they used in hot locations with a larger capacity etc?  How do you identify them?

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They were sold/offered as I understand to customers focusing on those areas where they would sell. As for IDing them I think the link provides how they look differently, and their markings.

There was one back a while back on Ebay - a NOS kit that included the radiator, shroud mounts and shroud as a group

The search using "desert cooler" turned up a fair number of earlier threads
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Re: Fan Shroud Question
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2017, 06:51:12 PM »
There was one with a wide consistent top surface but designed and used for those rarely seen desert cooler radiators.

Only seen a couple for sale over the years

Some pictures of that style can be seen in the thread below -  posted a while back

http://www.concoursmustang.com/forum/index.php?topic=16692.msg104389#msg104389

This should not be taken as a suggestion that the one referred to above is not a reproduction  - just addressing the two style part of the question

Thanks Jeff, that’s the shroud. The one in question was on my car when I bought it in 1980. I can’t vouch for it being original as the radiator had been replaced by the time I got it. The original was not a desert cooler either according to the build sheet. The other style is what I’ve seen repo’d since the late 80’s. As previously mentioned, I have occasionally seen others but not common and no idea if they were original equipment
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