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Old 05-05-2019, 10:21 PM   #961
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I installed the 17117561757 fan in my 330i automatic, the car sounds so much smoother and quieter at idle, love it.

My question, when you remove the AUX pusher fan, the radiator is quite naked and exposed to stone strikes. Does the manual car have something there, like a grill or mesh?
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Old 10-23-2019, 08:59 PM   #962
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Did you use the 17117561757 fan !?

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I removed the Mechanical Fan on my M3 and left the Aux Fan in place. I bought a PWM Controller, Inline radiator hose adapter for a temp sensor and a electric fan mounted to the stock radiator shroud.



My Daily is M3 06 ,Love your set up .Just need too know if you used the 17117561757 and reason i ask is that they are only applicable for e46 None M3 ! If not then what part number did you use !? Thx Mark
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Old 10-23-2019, 10:37 PM   #963
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My Daily is M3 06 ,Love your set up .Just need too know if you used the 17117561757 and reason i ask is that they are only applicable for e46 None M3 ! If not then what part number did you use !? Thx Mark

Iím running the Spal 2082 with the N15 fan mounts.

The 17117561757 fan was actually fitted to a M3 and works great by another member.
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Old 10-24-2019, 07:29 PM   #964
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Very Helpful !

I was not sure not to many M3 s on Here !

BTW Ebay has a Bunch of these starting at 85 and get this they do not know as i have asked if they can retro to an E46 M3 !

There losing a lot of Sales ! LOL

Thank you on update & Inspiration of Your M3 !
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Old 11-04-2019, 11:27 AM   #965
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I made the swap a few days ago and the results were very good. Before making the swap the temperatures were around 93c-98c but after the swap the temperatures now remain between 93c-96c at max, sometimes falls to 88c depending on the speed and route. I did these tests using the same route with varied slopes for at least 20 minutes. I find that it is an improvement and the engine effort is less.
Im living in Puerto Rico weather here is always around 80-90-F during the day with humidity at 100%
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Old 11-04-2019, 11:28 AM   #966
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oem bosch aux fan was used for the swap

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