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Old 02-06-2010, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by matt3 View Post
If it's that much better, why doesn't Dodge just put them in at the factory? There has to be a reason why the engineers decided to use a 196 degree thermostat
Emissions.

Cleaner burn at higher temp.

Most cars back in the 60's-70's had 180 thermo's, some with 160's,,,
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