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Old 01-10-2009, 02:33 PM   #1
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I'm going to install a 160 Tstat in my 95 SE..............will this cause any issues if the motor runs a little cooler? I'm located in Florida.........

I'm also installing NGK Platinum plugs..........any feedback on these? Thanks guys.
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Will you be able to change the set points for the fans in the PCM? If not you may have problems withe fans not coming on.
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hmm........what temps do they come on at normally?
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I think it'* over 200, but a series 1 may be different. You will more then likely get SES lights because the engine is not heating up like it should
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thanks Dan..........perhaps I'll return it and install the 180.........
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The 180* should be OK.
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man, I love the car but dont want to put a tranny in if I can help it...........I think I'll also pull the EGR (which looks like it was replaced at some time) and clean it along with the throttle body and cleaning the MAF.................CEL light comes and goes, usually after long idling periods but goes off on the highway..........
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