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Then what is the reasoning behind Porsche flat fan? better air distribution?, it seems that those flat fans flow much more air!.
It was crank driven by bevel gear, so it produced the same airflow as a stock fan, but being on top spreads the air around much better. PLUS, in moving to long motors in racing like a 8 and 12 cylinders, the front fan was not ideally set up to push air those long distances.
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