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Old 01-05-2013, 05:09 AM   #1
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What are the benefits of a 160 degree thermostat i have a hand held tuner that i can have fan come on sooner isn't that same effect?
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:22 AM   #2
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don't do it
aluminum engines need heat

this subject has been beat to death on many, many forums.......
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...a 160* t-stat will not "make" your car run 160*..it merely establishes the minimum temp your motor will run ...thats it........if you reset fans to come on earlier, then the thing will run where you set it..but theres no benefit for it.. you want COLD AIR, not a cold motor
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Ok thanks for the info guys will keep stock stat in her.
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the best thing to do is buy a good radiator , the stock one is a joke.
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and a cold air intake kit
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