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Old 01-22-2008, 06:19 PM   #1
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Ok well a few years ago my brother bought his 180 and 160 for his regal. I went in and bought it but im not sure if it is correct. The stocker has a spring at the bottom to where this one does not. Is it the right one? i dont want to try to put it in and run it if it is not since i dont want to screw up my car.

Perhaps a V8 one? I would like to put it in during spring so thats why im asking..
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160??? Noooo, you don't want to run a 160. Especially if you live in Indiana. You'll be setting CELs and you'll have next to no heat... Stick with the 180. Also, post a pic so we know exactly what we're looking at. A picture says 1000 words
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ill post pic when i find camera...but i was talking about 180..sorry..160 comes after alot more mods
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Don't mean to hijack your thread m8, i am about to do routine maintenance on the lesabre and i was wondering if should put in a 180 T stat....keep in mind that the climate here is very cold at the moment...hate the winters in the "Great Toronto".



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I've got the 180 in mine and my heat is nice and toasty... It just takes a bit longer to warm up...
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you should get an intense stat if you can still return that one. seems more worth it.
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Thats a balanced thermostat. Its quite safe to use, can't be forced closed by a blast of high pressure coolant (when you floor it) and, like drilled, there is always some coolant flow.
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Thats a balanced thermostat. Its quite safe to use, can't be forced closed by a blast of high pressure coolant (when you floor it) and, like drilled, there is always some coolant flow.
so would it still be safe to use?? Would it work like a normal 180 t-stat??
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