Hey guys, as you can see from my signature below I'm running everything I can without bolting onto the engine (ie. supercharger, turbos, or head and cam package) I have been getting mixed reviews on changing out the t-stat, some guys live by it while other day that it causes the engine to stay too cool that on longer runs could crack the block? What do you guys think?
2012 Chrysler SRT8 EXTERIOR
blacked out windows/windshield/tailights
Black painted roof (to give look of glass)
Rear Chrysler emblem removed
Custom white rumble bee badges INTERIOR
lock pick C8 for control of nav/DVD/ Etc. While driving
blue interior LEDs to match gauges PERFORMANCE
LMI true cold air intake
87mm ported trottle body
Diablo Sport Trinity t-1000 custom tune
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oil catch can
Goodyear F1 supercar tires (255/45/20 rear & 245/45/20 front)
2012 Chrysler srt8
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Custom painted black top
Tinted windows, windshield, tailights.. Custom badges...
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87 mm ported throttle body -
Diablosport trinity custom tune -
Staggard Goodyear f1 supercar tires (255/45/20 rear & 245/45/20 fronts)
I have run either a 186 or a 176 degree thermo for over 50,000 miles, along with tons of others on here and other forums. I can't think of a reason that running cooler would crack a block. Do those people care to tell you why that could occur?
Hey guys, as you can see from my signature below I'm running everything I can without bolting onto the engine (ie. supercharger, turbos, or head and cam package) I have been getting mixed reviews on changing out the t-stat, some guys live by it while other day that it causes the engine to stay too cool that on longer runs could crack the block? What do you guys think? Attachment 42750
I read somewhere, on the forum somewhere, that running something cooler causes damage as certain engine parts need to work at a certain temperature, hence the stock thermostat, where damage could be caused. I'll try and search the link. But I'm no expert, and would go with the majority here who are very mechanically savvy...
In my experience, as long as the ambient temps aren't too cold, you haven't set the fans temps too low and if the engine gets up to running temperature; the conditions are well within the operating parameters for proper engine operation.
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