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Old 02-23-2008, 10:45 PM   #1
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this is probably a stupid question but how would i go about installing a 180* stat on my Bonnie and what'* the best one available to do the trick?
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sorry for the above post i found out the answer by searching .... Thanks (I should know this stuff)
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Default actually i guess what i really wanna know is....

what'* the added benefiets of putting a 180* stat in compared to stock
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It will lower your engine temp helping to reduce KR.
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It will lower your engine temp helping to reduce KR.
actually he is a L36 and it will help the Upper Intake coolant flow around the EGR port.
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It will lower your engine temp helping to reduce KR.
actually he is a L36 and it will help the Upper Intake coolant flow around the EGR port.
I see that now, I hadn't looked at what he was running.
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Rubber hoses and O-rings will last longer.
Engine bay will be cooler.
For every 10*F drop in intake air temp you will realize a 1% increase in HP. A hotter engine will heat up the intake air a bit traveling thru the intake manifolds and heads.
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