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Old 02-13-2018, 07:59 PM
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Default Yes I did

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Originally Posted by Andheeezonit View Post
I believe you changed to a Shaw Stat correct. If you are running a stat extension and did not take note of your clearance, you may have a flow issue, which I believe I cautioned about. More likely to cause a hot motor than the oil cooler stat. Check this out, you may have to have the ID of your stat extension bored, I know I did.
But coolant is just fine, is working better than whatever old crummy thing that was in there...I did have to modify the housing for the Tstat to fit.

What's hot is the oil...it controls rock steady at 215, coolant is also rock steady at 185. Just seems to me like all that hot oil cooks the block a bit after shut down.

I think my big old billet fuel log and collection of fittings was transmitting a lot of heat to the carb...the hoses seem to be much better!

Thanks for your response

Steve H
SPF 1764
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