Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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Hi all, does anybody have a BX radiator cooling fan, tip top condition, they are willing to part with?

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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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Hi, and welcome!

What model of BX do you have?

Try EathanR, who is currently breaking a BX:
viewtopic.php?p=269843#p269843

Check it's the correct fan for the car.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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I have one too, if no success. Say £15 including UK postage.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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I have one too from a diesel I don't know if they differ.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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AFAIK they are all the same, although turbodiesels at least had a housing for twin fans - the same actual fan motor though.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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Hi folks and thanks for the replies. In answer to white exec it’s not actually a BX... 🤭 It is a Middlebridge Scimitar. BX fans were a popular aftermarket Scimitar upgrade (and contemporary with the car).

The fans I have seen are of the six bladed type which I believe was the diesel fitment?

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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

Post by white exec »

Now he tells us! OK, you're probably forgiven (I guess).

Confess I had to google Middlebridge Scimitar :roll:

The fans are not hen's teeth, and are actually easy to work with, singly or in pairs.
If working a pair, use the usual 3-relay arrangement for series-parallel (slow, fast) operation, and not dropper resistors.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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Dear Woomera, I have two fans. You can have either or both for the price of delivery. One has 9 blades, t'other six. I don't know why I have two, recalling only deliberately saving bits off one of my 16valvers. I can email you photos if you're still in need. Please let me know. best wishes, Peter.
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Re: Wanted: Radiator cooling fan

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If installing two fans to work as a pair, it's important to have two identical ones, electrically and mechanically (avoids potentially unpleasant drumming/beats).
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