<VV> My new experimental fan

Hugo Miller Hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Tue Nov 14 04:07:04 EST 2017

### I operate a small coach company in the UK, and my coaches have the 
radiator on the left side at the back, away from the engine, with a neat 
hydraulic fan drive. Very simple and works really well, with the added 
advantage  that it can be thermostatically controlled. I've often wondered 
whether this system could be applied to the Corvair?

-----Original Message----- 
From: kevin nash via VirtualVairs
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:34 AM
To: jimster1 at earthlink.net ; virtualvairs at corvair.org
Subject: Re:  My new experimental fan

Jim- It has been done and is a good idea! the downside is that the 
overrunning clutch tends to be expensive

and the only advantage to it is that it helps keep the belt on during a high 
rpm downshift. For street cars though, simply keeping the belt a bit loose 
works well and doesn't cost anything (except a bit of extra belt


From: jim bannister <jimster1 at earthlink.net>
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:45 AM
To: 'kevin nash'
Subject: RE: <VV> My new experimental fan

It's probably been suggested before but what's preventing one from using a
over running clutch in the fan drive.  It would eliminate all deceleration
forces from the pulley/belt?  Jes wonderin'.
Jim '66 turbovert

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