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Old 06-17-2011, 04:35 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Solidjake View Post
- No truck sound when the car is hot
- No chance of the mechanical fan blowing up and taking out MANY parts
- Car feels more responsive due to less drag on the engine
- Better airflow to ac condenser
- Electric fan held by one screw, no special tool needed like the mechanical fan

Could anyone tell me if the swap differs drastically for those of us with a Steptronic transmission? Definitely would like to do this when I replace my cooling system shortly.
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