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Old 11-27-2009, 07:20 AM
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Cobra Make, Engine: ERA 289 FIA #2100 Rio Red Wimbledon White Stripes 302 stroked to 331 Webers Richmond Road Race 5 speed
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You need to put in a bypass hose. Rick and I had the same problem with the dual outlet Weber manifold. The temp would not go over 140 on my ERA. I tried different thermostats like Moroso and Mr Gasket, nothing worked. I tried a regular thermostat with a 3/16 hole drilled through the face and the temp would not go over 170. I put in a bypass hose with a Mierze inline thermostst housing and a Napa Super Stat 180 thermostat and it works fine, stays at 180. The ERA radiator is huge.
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