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Old 04-29-2003, 01:46 PM   #1
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I have taken out my Hypertech thermomaster chip from my 92 SSE SC. Should I also change out my 160 tstat for a 180? I took the chip out after getting smoke because of mods during higher speed acceleration. No more smoke and more power in second and third.
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Would there be any advantages to having a 180 vs a 160? Will a 160 cause emmisions difficulties without the chip? Will the computer be happier with higher temps?
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get 180. The 160 will cause gas mileage problems at least and probably emissions problems.
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The 160 will cause a SES Light to come on with the stock Chip due to the engine not getting up to the regular operationg temperature of 195! I run the 180 for this very reason.
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The light hasn't come on yet. It usually hits 200 in the city when its warm. On the highway it stays about 165.
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I've had a 160 for months and months now and never had a problem. I checked for error codes and got none, even after running at 150-160 for a while. But yeah no chip/ real mods stick with 180

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