Clearance question

Discussion in 'Magnum Engine Swaps' started by Trevor B, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. Trevor B

    Trevor B Well-Known Member

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    Is there any clearance issue to be expected using a stock magnum fan+clutch in my '73 Duster, with the Duster's stock radiator? Thanks!
     
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    yes
     
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      So it won't fit. The engine I've got came with a serpentine setup out of a 97 Grand Cherokee. I think the previous owner had electric fans but I was trying to avoid that...
       
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      you know what, i missed the part where your doing a magnum swap
      chat with @rumblefish360 , he is doing a magnum swap and ive seen the clutch fan on his build
       
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        My 5.9 was out of a Ram 2500 truck, and went into my 68 Dart. I have an aftermarket "Champion" aluminum radiator and if anything the ram fan was too far away from the radiator. I went to the salvage yard a pulled a couple other fans and clutches off of Durango's, Dakota's, Cherokees. Don't remember exactly which one I ended up using, but it has a little bit longer nut where it screws onto the waterpump, which moves it forward a little but I still have plenty of room.
         
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