This is a repair I had been putting off and I am not sure why as it was nothing more than tedious. 

When I purchased my Fleetwood, I didn't know there was no thermostat in the water pipe, but the clutch fan was still functioning so I never paid it any mention. 

About 6 mos ago, I had some over heating issued and decided to flush the radiator which solved the overheating problems, but that was when I noticed the fluid had let loose from the clutch fan and there was no thermostat in line. I ordered parts, but as I have had ongoing transmission issues, I never got the car all that hot so I never worried about those repairs. I did order a heavy duty clutch fan and it did not fit FYI for those who may try one on of those. 

This weekend, I had the parts delivered and installed a new clutch fan and thermostat and gasket. I did install a 160 thermostat just to keep things cooler, and the car run and drove well!

I couldn't tell much of a difference outside of the fact it never got over just over the first line on the engine temp. So good news!

Anyhow, if anyone needs any tips on this minor repair, reach out!

Logan

64 Fleetwood. 

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