Category Archives: BMW 3-Series E36 Electric Fan Shroud 1992-1999

Keeping The E36 Cool, Part 3: Final Prototype

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Mishimoto BMW E36 Performance Fan Shroud Kit!

Our final prototype is complete and looks fantastic. The fan mount is constructed from 1/8” steel that has been cut to a specific shape allowing for additional airflow through the radiator core at speed. Additionally, the mount is powder coated black to provide a durable finish. As noted in our last post, we tested this unit extensively with our 16” fan to ensure that coolant temperatures were properly regulated during both idle and all … Continue Reading ››

Keeping The E36 Cool, Part 2: Second Prototype

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Mishimoto BMW E36 Performance Fan Shroud Kit!

 
E36 M3 on dyno
E36 M3 on dyno
First Prototype Testing When we left off last time we were exploring our first prototype design. This unit is a traditional aluminum fan shroud with air flaps to improve core airflow at speed. Once we had a working prototype, we decided to perform some idle testing to see how well our single electric fan would perform … Continue Reading ››

Keeping the E36 Cool, Part 1: Initial Fan Shroud Design

Interested in picking up our E36 fan shroud? Check out the full details on this kit on our product page!

Mishimoto BMW E36 Performance Fan Shroud Kit!

 
E36 M3 test vehicle
E36 M3 test vehicle
Cooling systems on older BMW models have been recognized as a frequent failure point requiring regular replacement to avoid catastrophic failure. This includes anything made of plastic within the system. So far we have a few remedies – an aluminum radiator and a silicone coolant hose kit. The mechanical fan is next on our list … Continue Reading ››