DRZ400E Radiator fan?

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  1. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    I remember reading somewhere that you can add a small fan to the DRZ radiator for the E model. I don't think it was a Suzuki part but something kinda patched together...does this ring a bell with anyone?
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    woodly1069 Long timer

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    Although now that I think about it I could look to see if the S parts fit the E :D
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  3. techforlife

    techforlife CDI REPAIR

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    Or look at a Spal fan....

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  4. woodly1069

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    hey tech what's a Spal fan?
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  5. BRUNO BOTELHO

    BRUNO BOTELHO Been here awhile

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    Something like this :evil

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  6. woodly1069

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    There we go, that's about what I need. Now I need to figure out how to control it automatically!
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  7. BRUNO BOTELHO

    BRUNO BOTELHO Been here awhile

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    you can usually get a threaded thermo switch and tap it into the radiator....i`ve also seen adapters that go inline into the rad hose that the therm switch will screw into...can`t remember the company name:huh trailtech/vapor or something??????????:lol3

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    I got my thermostat for my XRR here:

    http://www.etrailer.com/dept-pg-Radiator_Fans-sf-Thermostats.aspx

    I have the SPAL puller on my XRR, runs about $25 on ebay. I tried a computer fan on the DRZE but that did not work well. I think the SPAL on a DRZ will work fine. Not sure about the space requirements though on your bike as my DRZ had an oversize tank.
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    Excellent thoughts! Thanks guys!
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    Where did you buy this motor?
    Did you actually install it on a 400E?

    I am looking around and not catching a lead where I can buy this.
    Any help would be appreciated.
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    Looking for a solution too.. :ear

    Did a couple of searches, but didn't see anything too specific (models, installs etc)... if anyone has a link to a good write up, I'd love to read it.

    Gets wicked friggin haught in the summah in NH.... :lol3
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    KTM part number 584 35 04 1000, about $99 new

    I will be installing a second fan into my 2001 KTM LC4 640 E and have a new in box fan identical to this. When I do the installation I will make a posting thread. Other posts in ADV under Thumpers have already posted very good descriptions.

    I think the fan is standard on 525 models too, so go talk to the parts man in your area. Good luck.
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    HighwayChile greetings from Wa state

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    I have seen a pic of a stick on thermo switch. I can't seem to find the vendor. This would be easier than tapping into the radiator or installing an inline hose thermo switch. The stick on switch would be my first choice.
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  19. oldbmw

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    I am trying to locate a vendor that sells an external thermo switch the looks like it sticks on to the outside of the radiator.
    I like this set up rather than using an inline radiator T or just manually turning on the fan with a switch.
    Thanks for any leads!!

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