$10.85 JEGS Thermostat Gasket Most Ford. Good luck. It's only 2 bolts on the flange then you just pop the old one out and pop the new one in. Strongly recommended for any performance application - must be used with Stewart Stage 2, 3 or 4 water pumps. It may lower your fuel economy. That's how I came up with that value. But if you have a very adequate cooling system, the 195 is cool (optimal coolant temps are said to be 190-210*F). For example, a 180 degree thermostat begins to open within three degrees of 180, so 177 to 183. It works as a gate valve that permits or blocks the flow of coolant to keep engine temperatures between 195°F and 220°F. The thermostat is responsible for regulating the delivery of coolant from the engine to the radiator. In most cases, the high-limit temperature setting on an aquastat should be between 180 and 200 degrees Fahrenheit. If the aquastat is set at 200 degrees Fahrenheit as the high-limit setting and the pressure valve begins to leak, set the temperature back to 195 degrees Fahrenheit. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Jan 13, 2007 #1. blue73camaro Member. MotoRad integrated housing thermostats differ from traditional thermostats. They offer an all-in-one, bolt-on solution with the thermostat and housing integrated into one unit. $8.18 JEGS High-Flow 180 degree Thermostat for 1978-Earlier Mopar, Chrysler, Dodge. Use what works best for your combo. The operation of the thermostat, open to close, is a range of about 20 degrees, so with different temp ratings, you can fine-tune the run temp of … Joined: Dec 6, 2003 Location: Houston, Texas, USA. in this video i will teach how to install and why you should get one hahapls follow me on ig @_1bad_srt_ Installation is simple. $10.85 When a car manufacturer builds a vehicle with an electric fan, that fan is set to turn on at a specific temperature. 180 Degree Thermostat Jason the mod you told me to do will be covered in an up coming video. Were it me and I was where you live (LA), I'd go for the 180*. Learn More You are wasting your time switching to a lower degree engine thermostat. It will slightly delay the engine warm-up, and POSSIBLY set an engine trouble code. Some guys run a 160* stat and operate at 210*F. Others run a 195* stat and run right at 195*. This Thermostat works great. Now my temp rarely goes over 196 degrees. Easy peasy. This is a growing segment of thermostats with a large number of vehicles entering the replacement window. Before the install my car temp would stay around 212-213 degrees while driving. A vehicle thermostat is a component that helps the engine stay within the right temperature range for optimum performance. $1.79 JEGS High-Flow 160 degree Thermostat for 1978-Earlier Mopar, Chrysler, Dodge. I'm looking for a definite answer. Messages: 71 Likes Received: 0. 160, 180, or 195 degree thermostat Discussion in 'Engine Topic' started by blue73camaro, Jan 13, 2007. Given a 180° thermostat (optional 170°F thermostat), I'd like to know what temperature an electric fan should be set to turn on. Our Stage 2,3 and 4 Small Block Chevy water pumps do not have the factory bypass hole, therefore we put three 3/16” hole in our modified high flow thermostats, this moves the bypass to thermostat. By 200 degrees, the thermostat is fully opened. JEGS High-Flow 195 degree Thermostat for Pre-LT1 GM, Ford, AMC. It used to be that you could replace a factory 195 degree thermostat with a 160, then swap the factory four-blade steel fan for an aftermarket 5-, 6- …