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How hot is to hot?

Ok, I towed a 50 horse John Deere tractor w/Loader bucket, bush hogg, and box blade on my trailer today. About and hour trip. This is the first trip with my new edge installed so I could see all my temps. When driving around town empty my ect and eot stay around 189 - 191 respectively. oil temp usually stays 1-2 degrees below ect. While towing today the ect hit 208 and eot jumped to 215 just for a minute before settling back around 210-212. So my question is how hot should this thing get while towing. I hove now idea how much weight I was towing. The temp out side was 81, and I was pulling some decent hills.
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Those temps seem very normal for a load and 81 out. I am guessing you were about 10-12k with trailer?

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That's good to hear. Guess im just not used to seeing the actual temps. the last time I had a load on this thing is when the HG's went south. Guess im just nervouse still.
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That's good to hear. Guess im just not used to seeing the actual temps. the last time I had a load on this thing is when the HG's went south. Guess im just nervouse still.
I hear ya man! One time I blew up a T-5 trans in my Mustang. Even after putting a way stronger TKO600 in it, i STILL get nervous with a full slick launch.

So, yea, it was about 60* last fall and I pulled about 10k and got up to 205 205. Not an issue!

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well that's good to hear. Thanks for the info. You know come to think of it I never heard the engine fan kick on either. But there again iv only heard it once in the past year.

So, what temp should I get worried at?
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I wouldnt want mine riding over 220 for a long time. I would be more worried about your EGT when towing.

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Good deal. I don't thind my egt's got over 1100*. I'v got banks intercooler and exhaust so it breathes pretty good. Oh and the sixgun is history. Im back to stock tunes.
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