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Old 07-11-2021, 12:44 AM   #1
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I desire to keep mechanical fan during my second plus T on 93 volvo 240. I know the turbo fan shrouds are a hard find. Some have taken the 740 fan shroud and made it work but with alot of hacking. So, Im thinking about building one from a diy kit. https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Alumi...Fan,66543.html

I know Im not the first that have come up with this idea. So, Im looking for some help on measurements. Maybe a diagram or of the offsets etc. Why do I want to keep it manual fan? I believe in keep it simple. Dont have to worry about fan quitting, alternator keeping up. This is my daily and will be driven 15000 a yr. Thanks for any help in advance. Thank you very much for taking the time to read my post.
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Old 07-11-2021, 12:59 AM   #2
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The MB 123 uses an offset shroud, dunno how it fits but it looks close.
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Old 07-11-2021, 01:31 AM   #3
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Yeh from the looks of it, might be worth a shot. Will do some research.
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Old 07-11-2021, 09:51 AM   #4
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I just cut up a n/a one to fit my 780 until the right one turned up in the bone yard.
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Old 07-11-2021, 10:07 AM   #5
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Just pay the $150 for the shroud. They are still around. Post in wanted and be done with it.
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Old 07-11-2021, 09:38 PM   #6
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Just pay the $150 for the shroud. They are still around. Post in wanted and be done with it.
AWW that take all the fun out of it. LOL. No seriously I figured they were impossible to find. But I will post a wanted ad but building one would be pretty cool but Im sure Id end up with alot more money in diy and alot more time in it. Thanks for advice.
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Old 07-12-2021, 02:04 AM   #7
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Run the NA shroud and radiator setup, and push the intercooler forward of that. You might have to trim the sheet metal a bit, but you’ll never have cooling issues.
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Old 07-12-2021, 03:38 AM   #8
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Run the NA shroud and radiator setup, and push the intercooler forward of that. You might have to trim the sheet metal a bit, but you’ll lever have cooling issues.
yeh I was just outside thinking about doing that. I have a new intercooler for the car, it came out of a 2018 cadillac ATS. Its gonna work great,. Im replacing the ebay cooler, I also have a topicaly clutch fan to put on it. This is my sons car hoping to get him somwhere in 250 hp at wheels. Anyways thanks for the thoughts and advice. Much appreciated.
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Old 07-12-2021, 08:53 AM   #9
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Run the NA shroud and radiator setup, and push the intercooler forward of that. You might have to trim the sheet metal a bit, but you’ll lever have cooling issues.
This is what I did. That extra 4 inches of room in the bay was nice for maintenance. A 24 inch core inter-cooler with offset end tanks fits up in there surprisingly well with minimal hackage to the existing holes on the headlight support thing.
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Run the NA shroud and radiator setup, and push the intercooler forward of that. You might have to trim the sheet metal a bit, but you’ll never have cooling issues.


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yeh I was just outside thinking about doing that. I have a new intercooler for the car, it came out of a 2018 cadillac ATS. Its gonna work great,. Im replacing the ebay cooler, I also have a topicaly clutch fan to put on it. This is my sons car hoping to get him somwhere in 250 hp at wheels. Anyways thanks for the thoughts and advice. Much appreciated.
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