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thermostat / Radiator
« on: May 04, 2018, 10:25:18 PM »
What's the best degree thermostat to Run in my stock 1972 2.0? I just put in a 192 Degree, seems kinda hot. but that's what is calls for Right? Also my Radiator top seam leaks and I probably need another Radiator :( and ideas :)
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Re: thermostat / Radiator
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 08:56:48 AM »
Seems a bit high for a non Emission engine. I would go with a 180 and fix that radiator issue. My 72 racer runs a 175 and has a 4 core radiator with no mechanical fan (just an electric fan). Recent flushing of the system would be a consideration too.
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Re: thermostat / Radiator
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 08:55:23 PM »
My stock 2.0 with new radiator and heater core only gets up to 180 i think on a 95 degree day.  I need to change up from the 180 to 195.  I never get heat on chilly days.

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