Re: [DML] how hot is too hot? Coolant temp questions
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Re: [DML] how hot is too hot? Coolant temp questions



All DeLoreans (and all other cars, for that matter) should operate
very close to their thermostat rating.  If you are running higher
temperatures, you have a cooling problem.  That means you
should be somewhere in the 170-190 range, even in the dead of
winter.

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from Soma576@xxxxxxx: -------------- 


> If it is any help to you, I have an OEM style thermostat, Grady's upgraded fans, 
> and a 3-row brass radiator and my temps have NEVER been higher than halfway 
> between the first white line and the middle notch (is that 220? I forget). And 
> I live in North Dakota which is probably just as hot as where you are, we have 
> been in the high 90's and over 100 all weekend, and the temp gauge never goes 
> higher than that. If the A/C is on, the guage never goes higher than a hair 
> above the first white line. If no A/C on, it goes a little higher till the fans 
> kick on. 
> 
> I don't think you were in any trouble, but upgrading your stock cooling system 
> stuff up front will probably help you out just in case. 
> 
> Andy 

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