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Discussion in 'General Ranchero Help' started by classic69ford, May 16, 2019 at 10:04 PM.

  1. classic69ford

    classic69ford In First Gear

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    I am restoring a 69 Ranchero with a 428CJ that was residing in Switzerland/Germany area. Was brought back to the US. Unforunately, the Germans did the best they could maintaining it. Lots of aftermarket stuff on it. Invoices/job tickets all in German. Octoleiber!!!! My question is: did the CJ come with a fix fan blade or with a clutch/blade setup? According to Marti it was built late Dec. 1968. If it used the clutch set up, did it use the 68.5 clutch or the 69 unit?
     
  2. Hillbilly

    Hillbilly In Maximum Overdrive

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    Have a friend who has a 1969 Mach 1 Mustang with the 428 CJ engine. He had the same question. Due to his research he found that only a few 69's with the 428 CJ came with the clutch fan. Don't know his build date but his clutch and fan blades both have the C-9 prefix in the part numbers. Rick's Mustang2.jpg
     
  3. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    Don't hold me to this, as I read it a long time ago, but I read that car's equipped with A/C had the fan clutch as an option. This might mean your broadcast sheet could say if it had one or not.
     
  4. Dyno

    Dyno In Third Gear

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    Just got back from vacation and saw your post. Mine came with fan clutch non A/c car .
    Will see about getting a pic of it soon will also look at numbers.
    By the way my build date 10/1/68
     
  5. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    Interesting. Have you looked to see if the broadcast sheet is there, likely under the driver's seat bottom?
     
  6. Dyno

    Dyno In Third Gear

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    Seats were already done sheet long gone.
    Fan stamped C9ZE-E on backside of each blade, stamped with Ford on front of each blade. With fan clutch from mount to front side is about 2-3/4".
     

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  7. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    I'd be curious as to the OP's broadcast sheet.
     
  8. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    I looked at the fan pics, and I wonder: Babe's original engine came with a 7-blade clutch fan; would the clutch hub from a 335-series engine fit an FE water pump? If so, there's a modern upgrade with a vintage look, unless the OP is doing a concours restoration.
     

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