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There has been a rash of people on here changing out the thermostat and not getting all the air out behind it first. ALWAYS drill a tiny (like 1/64" tiny) hole in the rim of the thermostat and you wont have an issue.
This one comes from the factory like this but same effect. This tiny hole will allow the trapped air to get past the thermostat and keep the overheating blues at bay:
-'97 Mini Monster
-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank
-'15 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4
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