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Old 07-21-2020, 09:15 AM   #21
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What about the thermostats ? My 8BA ran 190-195 with 160 stats. Changed to 180 stats with a 1/16 hole drilled in them and it ran at 180-190...190-195 on hot days. Drivers side was a few degrees hotter, but not a problem.
No thermostats, and running straight water for the summer.
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Old 07-21-2020, 10:46 AM   #22
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No thermostats, and running straight water for the summer.
Try a bottle of Purple Ice. This coats the inside surfaces
of the block and heads and transfers the heat into the
water. There is another product named Water Wetter. G.M.
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