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Old 09-23-2021, 05:26 PM   #6
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The hottest spot should be where the thermostat goes. I would say no hotter than 195.

If you installed a 185 t-stat it should be at or below 185.
I suppose it is possible that you put it in backwards. That is possible on some vehicles. Causes the stat to open late.
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