I don't, but it isn't a bad idea to have a fan that exhausts the engine compartment. The cooler the engine compartment, the happier your alternator and such will be, and the longer they will generally last.
I'd go with the bilge blower rather than a smaller extraction fan, as the bilge blower is ignition protected and designed for this specific use.
Originally Posted by Petar
does anyone have an extraction fan fitted in engine compartment to reduce the heat generated by diesel inboard engine running? I guess the best spot to fit it would be on the top where all hot air tends to accumulate.
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