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How To Install Contour Electric Fan Assembly On Your 79-93 Fox Body Mustang

Last Updated 6/4/2020 by Taylor Ward

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How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly - How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly

Parts included in this install are the following products:

Please note that the wiring portion of this install will be included in a different video. Also, if you are wanting to know more about our contour fan assembly check our review video.

With our install the car we are using is the 93’ LX Hatchback that has a ton of SVE upgrades.



  1. Loosen and remove the (4) 7/16” bolts that secure the fan assembly to the water pump.
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  3. Loosen and remove the (2) bolts that secure the fan shroud to the radiator.
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  5. Remove the overflow hose from the radiator and disconnect the low coolant sensor electrical connection if equipped.
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    How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly - How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly

  7. Use long, ½” break over bar and an 18mm socket to rotate the tensioner to release belt tension so that you can remove the belt from the AC compressor.
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  9. With belt tension removed, wiggle the fan assembly back and forth while pulling towards the front of the car to remove from the water pump shaft.
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  11. The fan and shroud assembly can now be removed from the car.
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  13. Align the bolt holes in the water pump pulley, with the hub on the water pump and reinstall the previously removed bolts and finger tighten.
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  15. Rotate the tensioner and reposition the belt then you can fully tighten the water pump pulley retaining bolts.
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  17. Place the fan assembly on a workbench and locate the mounting tabs on both sides of the fan shroud (4 in total). Cut this flush on the side of the shroud with a small hack saw.
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  19. The last area that needs to be trimmed is the small hook at the top of the fan shroud.
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  21. File and sand down the areas so that they are nice and even.
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  23. Per the instructions included with our brackets, install the bolts and nuts into their designated locations in the shroud.
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  25. Each bracket is symmetrical by design so there isn’t a top or bottom orientation. Simply align the bracket with the bolts and install (2) more nuts.
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  27. Do the same for the other bracket.
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  29. The preinstalled resistor can be kept in place or removed.
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  31. Before installing the fan assembly, verify that there are speed nuts in the (2) upper slots in the radiator and clips in the (2) lower spots.
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    How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly - How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly


  33. Use the ones that are there or you can use the new ones that come with the kit.
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  35. At this point you can test fit the fan assembly. There will be some instances where extra clearance is required. For example, with our install, we had to remove the metal cover and file down the plastic mounting tabs due to the vehicle having a vortech setup.
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  37. Once the clearances are good, we can now install the overflow tank. With the fans on a workbench, take one of the provided L brackets and place it over the lower hole on the driver side of the contour fan assembly. Install the provided button head allen bolt through the hole.
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  39. Thread on the provided locking nut, and tighten the hardware enough so that it can still be moved.
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  41. Position another allen bolt through the outside hole on the lower L bracket and loosely tighten.
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  43. Use the provided small straight bracket in our kit and loosely install onto the overflow tank.
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  45. Make sure the overflow tank is even as well as the bracket and mark the fan shroud with a center punch or something that you can visibly see.
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  47. Drill the marked area to a ¼” using a regular drill bit or stepped bit.
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  49. Install the hardware and snug it down.
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  51. Make sure the overflow tank is even with the shroud and tighten the rest of the hardware.
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  53. Use the provided heater hose and install onto the shorter fitting at the bottom of the tank. This can be secured with a small zip tie or clamp.
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  55. Install the fan into the car so that you can plan on how you want to run the wires for the fan controller.
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  57. You will need to route the overflow hose around the lower radiator hose and connect to the small fitting near the radiator cap.
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    How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly - How To Install 79-93 Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly

You’re All Done! As mentioned at the beginning of the article, we will be providing an additional install video and article on how to wire your fan assembly.

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How To Install Fox Body Mustang Contour Electric Fan Assembly (79-93)

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Published on 2020-05-22
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