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Old 02-19-2018, 08:07 PM   #1
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Hi has anybody upgraded their thermostat if so can u point me to the right direction
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:09 PM   #2
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"upgraded" as in what? higher temp?
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:17 PM   #3
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stay with OEM thermostat, some have had problems with aftermarket
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Yep, stick with oem. If the nissan cooling system is working correctly it will allow a black hardbody to sit in traffic in Alabama in the middle of summer with the a/c running and the needle should never move above a needle width below half scale.
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as long as the fan clutch is working properly as well
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go thermal fan, free up some hp and never worry about getting too hot
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i sincerely disagree with the "stay oem" ive never had a DOA tstat or had a problem using one. most of the time the problem is people dont bleed the system properly and get some massive bubble in the head that leads to overheating.
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i sincerely disagree with the "stay oem" ive never had a DOA tstat or had a problem using one. most of the time the problem is people dont bleed the system properly and get some massive bubble in the head that leads to overheating.
I've personally experienced it twice.
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Old 02-20-2018, 05:48 PM   #10
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do you bleed with a "no spill" funnel?
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