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These really turned out spectacular. Bill worked long and hard with the "RIGHT" people to make this C8OE-B 390 / 427 / 428 and C9ZE-E 390 / 428 fan become a reality. Andrew took the photos and Scott wrote the listing.

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While not correct for '67 390, they do work, at least with the '68 shroud. I will see if the opening is the same on the 67 shroud and report back.

Don, you need to add '68 428CJ to the list of applications.
 

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Really nice part for a driver quality restoration. Except for the missing date codes and Ford logos it appears to be perfect!
 

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We purposely left the FoMoCo off because so many originals did not have it. Getting Ford's blessing on a moving part can be challenging to say the least not to mention the additional cost.
 

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Thanks Royce! I thought you would like them. The guys at Ford loved the fans too, in fact, I am sending one to the guy in charge of compliance for his car. Ford is just very nervous about putting the logo on any moving part. Too much liability, not enough sales.

I think this will also give the guys building big horsepower 289/302/351 cars a factory looking way to keep their cars cool. Since HP equals heat, it should be no surprise when the original 20" radiator and fan won't cut it anymore.
 

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Today I took a few comparison pictures of the repro C9ZE-E fan with an original that Scott brought in.
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Only one problem..they're too perfect!!

Beautiful Pics, Andrew..and nice Job Bill and Don et al Great Cougar Pron ;)
 

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Only one problem..they're too perfect!!

Beautiful Pics, Andrew..and nice Job Bill and Don et al Great Cougar Pron ;)
Actually... We requested they be dipped instead of sprayed and about one in four has a faint paint sag. No up-charge if you request this upgrade for your show car!
 

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The FoMoCo is on the front side and is pretty hard to find once mounted on the car and since so many were not stamped (Yes we have seen multiple examples and own 2 currently) we decided to save a BUNCH of money by reproducing the non stamped version.
 

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I examined one of these last Tuesday when I was down at Bill's home. These are outstanding replicas of the original fans! If you require a date code, you can always find stamps and add that feature.

By the way, it was a pleasure meeting you last week, Bill. And no, I didn't get in any trouble when I returned back 'late' to The Boulders Resort with that BFG Rugged Terrain T/A equipped Nissan Pathfinder, LOL. I couldn't believe how fast those 2 hrs went by.

It turns out a couple of the off-road media folks I had to entertain remembered the XR7G and couldn't believe you had such a rare 428CJ version. I must add, that Black Cherry color may be my new favorite '68 Cougar exterior color. Just an amazing looking cat you have there, Bill... and quite the historical story to go with it.

The FoMoCo is on the front side and is pretty hard to find once mounted on the car and since so many were not stamped (Yes we have seen multiple examples and own 2 currently) we decided to save a BUNCH of money by reproducing the non stamped version.
 

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So tell me Q & S code Air Cleaners are next ?
 

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So tell me Q & S code Air Cleaners are next ?
Those would be one year only, 1969.
Also add G code. ;)

Don, I doubt that these can ever be reproduced economically. Basically that air cleaner base is an R code base with the addition of a rectangular side valve.
The Q code 1970 base, would not have the metal elbow for the hose going to the oil cap. It was plastic, that year.
 
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