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Old 10-14-2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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am reading on these other fourms and some of them say ot keep the 195 for the winter n say you can keep the 180 in at winter too what is the best thing to do for the winter
? keep the 195 or put the 180 in? thanks nick
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Now that you are getting closer to the Fall winter and its already cooling off you may want to stick with the 195F for the winter months.... Some have ran the 180F and been happy with it... I have heard a few that stated that the heating ability or effiency was reduced somewhat by the 180F T-stat...

And again, it really depends on where you are and how cold it gets... You do want the engine to get warm enough to burn off the moisture that develops in the crankcase...

I reccomend a 195, at least for the winter

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