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Old 03-19-2012, 12:26 AM
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In warm climates, you want a 180 degree thermostat, not a 190 degree
you also want a newer thermostat, one that if it goes bad, you want it to stick in the OPEN position, not the old style that stuck in the closed position

If your radiator hoses are more than 4 years old, chases are that they are collapsing or about to collapse, change your fan belt(s) at the same time

I am not a mechanic, but i do my own work on older vehicles
I am sure someone will disagree with my opinion
that is what makes these forums interesting
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