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I agree with you on that one, Stevie, but....... (archive)

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Posted by Ash on September 28, 2000 at 02:39:26:

In Reply to: Re: What benefit would that have? posted by stevie on September 27, 2000 at 05:21:43:

I'm thinking that the power that gets sapped when the fan cuts in is gonna be more than the efficiency you gain from running at a lower temp - you know how the revs drop when the fan comes on? Also, it sounds to me like the first stage of your two-stage fan wasn't working if it only used to cut in at the 3/4 mark. Usually the slower setting kicks in at just over 1/2 and then speeds up at 3/4. Personally, I would do away with the switch altogether and put a manual one in the cockpit for use in traffic.

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