Originally posted by stephenson
Yeah ... I do think a vclutch that clutches earlier in the temp rise cycle would be very cool indeed!
I will likely modify mine next time I get into the front of the engine or cooling system.
It's not the viscous clutch fan that engages early, it's the high-speed electric auxilary fan that engages at a lower temperature, and continues to run until 82 degrees centrigrade.
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".