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Old 06-21-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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Im thinking about getting a new thermostat set for 180 or 160. Looking for opinions. Ive seen a lot of people talking about the 180s but has anyone gotten a 160? What would be the pro/con of the 160 v the 180.
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180 is normal temp the only reason I would get a 160 if you live in a hot place
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I've always been told that with a 160 ur oil doesn't get hot enough to lubricate ur engine properly.
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That's totally false. Oil thins as it gets hotter. Your engine is lubricated as long as there is oil in it at 0 to near overheating do I would not worry about it. Why do you want To go 160 though
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Re: Thermostat

the cooler the block the cooler the metal is on the intake manifold the denser the air going in is the more air in the cylinder and the more potential power.

in theory anyway
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If u type "160 thermostat" into the search trojan hourse gives a lot of info on 160 thermostats on one of em. Its titled "160 or 180 degree thermostat?!?!"
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Well in that case i think I'm just going to cut out my scoop and make it functional
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Re: Thermostat

just stick with a 180, i run one myself, keeps the car plenty cool in the summer and all around...
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