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Old 07-29-2005, 01:11 AM   #1
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better to get a 160 or 180 t-stat for my bonnieville? also whats the part number for a fuel sending unit?
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160 with a ton of mods, I mean a ton. 180 for a stock or modded car.
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Lux, I don't remember you modding much at all yet. Go 180. The car might see the temp not getting high enough and set a check engine code with a 160.

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Drilled 180. Either two 1/8" holes or four 1/16" holes.
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Ok today i went to the local autostore bought a fuel filter pcv valve oil fiter and 180 T-stat along with fuel injector cleaner. so i installed the fuel filter extremely easy and the pcv was also very easy... I dont notice much my engine seems to be idlign alot better but no performance gains sofar.... Tommorow i will install 180 and oil filter. I need to drill the thermostat where ? Also there are no gaskets or o rings where my pcv valve is located is that a bad thing or is it normal?
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luxuries, im gonna try those (the pcv and the fuel filter) on the 94 and see if that helps my engine idle better. car runs fine, just idles rough
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If you bought a 180 t-stat, I dont know if you have to drill it. I thought they drilled 195'* to get 180???? Someone correct me if I am wrong???
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Even with a 180 you can get warm in the summer... I can see 220 pulling off the highway..but there'* no airflow then
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Even with a 180 you can get warm in the summer... I can see 220 pulling off the highway..but there'* no airflow then
do you still need to drill a 180 t-stat? I dont wanna post wrong info.
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Need...no ... want to ....maybe. If you are modded pretty well you will want to... stock..I didn't because I don't want to change it for winter
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