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BRP Cooling Fan

Post  Aussie on Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:44 am

Hi everyone,
I have just joined your forum and already am impressed with the knowledge being shared.
I am going through the process of fitting a cooling fan to my BRP as it is too nice a machine to cook in the tight single trails or when I get stuck in a mud hole.
Has anyone tried using the two output 200w stator from Ricky stator using one 100w output for the standard wiring harness and the second 100w output exclusively for running a cooling fan? and without using a battery?
Eager to find out.
Thanks,
Aussie.

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  Mauser on Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:27 am

Welcome to the forums, you shouldn't need an exclusive circuit just for the fan ? 100watts @ 12 volts is just over 8 amps which is massive for a cooling fan to pull. If your going for dual circuits then normally 1 for lighting and the other for the rest....ignition etc I would take your fan power from this circuit.

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  SkidMark on Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:32 am

Mauser wrote:Welcome to the forums, you shouldn't need an exclusive circuit just for the fan ? 100watts @ 12 volts is just over 8 amps which is massive for a cooling fan to pull. If your going for dual circuits then normally 1 for lighting and the other for the rest....ignition etc I would take your fan power from this circuit.

+1
the fan will use 30w max (4" spal).

Oh and welcome! razz

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  rikco on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:04 am

Only 5 dollar and still works great after 3 years Bananatool


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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  BuRP on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:30 am

3 years is how many kilo's, and how many of those were in the rain?

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  rikco on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:00 am

how many kilos?

i have been in the rain with this one but i don't use it then, i have a power switch

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  Mauser on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:43 am

We need data.....system logs showing average temperature with and without the fan running....graphs and spreadsheet will be fine...please use 2 colours to show fan on and fan off data ?.
Will look out for these highly detailed graphs to appear..... Bump

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Re: BRP Cooling Fan

Post  BuRP on Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:25 am

No problem Mauser,

just DHL me a small portable logger with probes & powerpack (its own, so unaffected by the bike's varying power output), and I'll git ya the data you can fiddle with.





asking for it

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