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160 Degree EOT Too cold??

Well I got my Edge Evolution last night and decided to install it and cruise it around. My truck is a stick truck so I'm not too worried about the trans, and I have guages so chill on the Edge comments, lol.

To my question. My temp guage rarely ever creeps above the Cold line, so I decided to datalog the ECT and EOT. Well no ECT pid, but I did datalog EOT. Cruising the highway at 75mph, turning around 2400-2500 rpm I am only seeing 158-162. I know with my 6.0 experience that they normally runn with ECT and both are normally in the 185-200 range. Is 160 normal? I bought a 195 thermostat to put in it today since I am suspecting it of being stuck open or atleast not closing all the way.

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I guess its normal with it being sub 20 degrees out from what I have read on the net. EOT got up to 176 today on the highway.

1997 F-250 HD XLT CCSB 4x4, 7.3L PSD, ZF5, Dana 60
08+ diff cover, 33x12.50R20's on Moto Metal 962's
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Edge Evo, CX Racing intercooler, 6.0L fan, 1.0 Housing,
SD pump, bowl delete E fuel, 4.10, EBPV delete and ped
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You really need a 203* thermostat....

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I'm just saying that it seems as if my thermo is working...?.?

I understand the 203 degree unit, but does a 8 degree opening point make that much of a difference?

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It is what the engine designers wanted in here so I generally try and stick with what they decided. They are way more intelligent than I.

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I understand and preach that myself, but I still have my stock unit as of now. Its not been changed so I am going to leave it be.

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08+ diff cover, 33x12.50R20's on Moto Metal 962's
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Edge Evo, CX Racing intercooler, 6.0L fan, 1.0 Housing,
SD pump, bowl delete E fuel, 4.10, EBPV delete and ped
LEDs and HIDs, Ranger shift knob, RiffRaff Billet wheel
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if its -20* out you might want to put a cold front in there to keep some heat in there. I'll bet that's your problem

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