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At what temp does the tstat open?

Assuming that the thermostate only opens when it reaches a certain temp. Also assuming its the stock tstat. I dont know a whole lot about them...

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I think it's 180

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I've been wondering the same thing, because on my scan gauge it shows it opens at 240. then drops I even put a new one in to see if it changed

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I seriously doubt 240. Most are 180-210.

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Assuming that the thermostate only opens when it reaches a certain temp. Also assuming its the stock tstat. I dont know a whole lot about them...

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If you are wondering for your 95 and it has the correct thermostat then it is a 205 the 96-02 had a 190.

You should not interchange them they are physically different in length.

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94.5-95 are short stem 205* 96-03 are long stem 195*. And yes I see my 203* open at 230* and then drop to 205*.

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great, thanks for the info! i was wondering as im trying to heat my wvo and was curious as to the temp. will the tstat close again if the temp drops?

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