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Old June 15th, 2007, 11:39 PM   #1
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Default benefit of lower temp thermostat?

Say I had a 302. What would the benefit be to run a 160* instead of a 180* thermostat? tia
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Old June 16th, 2007, 12:20 AM   #2
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Old Skool car or modern car?

Modern car, the computer will think it's not up to operating temp's and supply more fuel. (Like an old carb'd engine choke with the thermo thingie.)

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Old June 16th, 2007, 09:13 AM   #5
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Pauls' right, the T stat would seriously dork up the metering to the TBI or injection by throwing out the presets its looking for. old stuff is another story
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