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Nov 03, 2009, 05:16 PM

pro's and con's of a edf front lip

is their much difference,if so whats the good and the bad,thanx ant
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Nov 03, 2009, 08:09 PM
cray2602's Avatar
Do a search in the EDF forum. Lots of good technical info to be found. And yes, an intake lip can make a big difference but it depends on many factors. Its just one piece of the puzzle.
Nov 04, 2009, 05:51 AM
PH.D in Scratchbuilding
Only pro's on my account.....

Used a WM400 on a Velocity-rc Slingjet.
First without intake lip.... very noisy and medium performance/power.
Then I made a lip from 3 layers of 3mm depron. Lenght: 2cm and sanded into a nice round shape.
Result: 30% more power and 50% less noise.
Feels like going from 3s to 4s lipo.....

Since then I have always used intake lip / ducting / exhaust cone
Nov 05, 2009, 04:54 PM
thanx alot guys,big definatly putting one on my FW f16 180TV
Nov 05, 2009, 11:50 PM
Here's my newest bud
Aero Ace Ace's Avatar
You generally don't need a lip on the EDF itself when it's mounted internally as long as the intake is rounded and smooth.
Nov 06, 2009, 04:57 PM
PH.D in Scratchbuilding
Lips for free mounted fans.... Ducts for internal mounting.

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