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Old 03-23-2011, 12:01 PM
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Talking My 180 T-Stat Installed!

Finally got around to it. Thanks to the post suggesting the Autozone part #4128 by Motorad. Went in just fine and works great on the test spin!
I did find the drain plug on the bottom driver side of the radiator, just wiggled it out with a bucket under it. 13mm bolts on the thermostat housing and it was out! The gasket was a quick, easy swap to the new T-stat!





Here is the opening at 180.....takes a minute, but it works well....no check engine lights at all!

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what does this 180 t-stat actually do? is there performance gains?
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It helps the motor run cooler, which makes it more efficeient. No big gains, but it will help longevity.
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what timmy said...prevents "heat soak"
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Glad to here you got it in so to speak... Now you just need to pull that engine fan.
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Don't want to do that until I have a DSP, otherwise I would!
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What kinda of gains do you benefit from removing the fan
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that video was very helpful to me cause ive been studying my temp gauge latley in preperation for doing a 180 t-stat. Can someone please tell me how to give rep points so i can cough some up for this one.
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