Heater connections on engine for a 2001 Xstar
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06-26-2013, 08:05 PM
Join Date: Mar 2013
Boat: Mastercraft x-Star 2001
Location: New Zealand
Started mocking up a heater box from cardboard so I can see what flow will be like with multiple pc type fans.
The heater craft units move 266 CFM on high. I have worked out I can fit in 2x120mm fans at 74 CFM each, and 5x 80mm fans at 38 CFM each, giving a total of 338 CFM. Now I'm no pro when it comes to airflow characteristics so I could be totaly wrong adding all the fans together (back flow, pressure etc could play a part??), but it sounds like its worth testing. All up the fans would be under $100 for new ones compared to $400 odd for a blower.
Here's some pics so far:
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