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Old 03-26-2013, 12:04 AM
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180 - 195

Originally Posted by fastnloud View Post
In my truck with a with a built 350 SBC, would it be good to run a 195 degree thermostat, and is it likely to cause detonation? I've been reading about how it may run a bit more efficient with a 195 T stat.

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From experience I tried the 160, but a 180 or 195 ran smoother and it's better for the oil so it can burn off contaminates , condensation in your oil. Oil likes higher temps anyway.....An efficient radiator will keep a steady temperature that helps too.

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