I can’t get used to the hood up look

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the fan shroud is designed to direct the airflow back around the engine compartment...it forces the air back ...
once you open the hood the air is forced out the top and not back where it needs to go...

If I am correct...butler made their fans direct so they are pulling way more air flow...( kinda just like adding that extra fan ).......
 
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That's good to know.

Did Cleanco, Hydramaster, and Sapphire just read Mark's post?
Butler design of fan is changed and different....

They pull way more air, and have a few simple modifications that make it pull the air to cool everything in the motor compartment, the transmission, fuel pump...you can feel air all the way to the back of the van.

In Vegas in 2015, we ran our new Butler hard....110 degree heat, and I basically fired it up and ran it hard during the show for a pretty strong 4 hours a day....no problems.

I had almost 16 hours on the new Butler before it made it to Minnesota.....

Heat is not a worry of mine these days with a Butler...

They even have special belts they have worked on for hotter environments such as Texas hot heat.....another reason, I just by the belts from Butler too.....matched sets...and made for high temps.
 
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Butler design of fan is changed and different....

They pull way more air, and have a few simple modifications that make it pull the air to cool everything in the motor compartment, the transmission, fuel pump...you can feel air all the way to the back of the van.

In Vegas in 2015, we ran our new Butler hard....110 degree heat, and I basically fired it up and ran it hard during the show for a pretty strong 4 hours a day....no problems.

I had almost 16 hours on the new Butler before it made it to Minnesota.....

Heat is not a worry of mine these days with a Butler...

They even have special belts they have worked on for hotter environments such as Texas hot heat.....another reason, I just by the belts from Butler too.....matched sets...and made for high temps.
That's good to know if I ever get mine back from Genny.

Something I noticed commuting to Chicago for years...cars overheat when they aren't moving. And with all the computers in vehicles today I imagine heat can do damage over time.

My WM runs cooler with the hood up on hot days but I haven't done it this year yet.
 
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Here in North Kackalackey, we're consistently hitting 90-plus degrees with ridiculous humidity... and not one of my guys is flashing his engine at passers-by. No hoods up here, sorry.

The biggest problem we run into down here is water boxes filling up and dumping because the water's getting too darn hot. Dropping the heat to its lowest setting on a hot summer day can save you a lot of aggravation with the bigger units. They'll still crank out 210 or better thanks to ambient temps.
 
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On cds or direct drives. I know it’s s good layout and design for our industry, but it looks sloppy, and broke down. What happens if it’s raining?

Can’t these big boys come up with s better ventilation method? Race car hoods? Some way to flop down the glove box with a fan to blow out the heat? Anything?

Am I the only one who thinks this when I see the pictures?
Matt yor making me believe theres no hope for you.....
if you have a TM that needs the hood up..
YOU gots the wrong TM

have you given any thought to becoming a painter or perhaps a live in nanny?
 

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