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Old 07-05-2009, 05:07 PM   #1
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Where do yuou recommend getting the thermostat from. i went to Advanced Auto Parts and found one for $20. I just had a feeling that sounded to cheep. Let me know there to get it.
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I seem to remember getting mine from autozone for $10
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That sounds about right, I think I paid 15 or 18 for mine at autozone
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Autozone...I believe I paid $12 or something like that.
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Do you want a standard T stat or a higher flowing one?

Higher flowing order from ZZP or Intense-Racing and you'll pay I think $12 plus shipping.
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Do you want a standard T stat or a higher flowing one?

Higher flowing order from ZZP or Intense-Racing and you'll pay I think $12 plus shipping.
Im assumeing the the high flow is better. for under $20 either way. idk. What do you recommened.
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I have a standard and never had a problem.
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The thing about T-Stats is that they can be as much as 10 or 20 degrees off, whether you are running a standard or hi-flow version. If you want consistent opening temperatures that are more accurate (2 degrees or less), then you should go with a balanced thermostat.

For our applications and modding, a standard T-Stat will work just fine.
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A high flow thermostat is simply drilled as far as I'm aware. All my cars run stock thermostats that I get for $7. Not even the fail-safe ones that cost about $10. The fail-safe thermostats fail too often. The stock ones keep working for me, so I won't think I need fail-safe ones until after an engine overheats and dies.
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