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Old 01-15-2015, 05:54 PM
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Has anybody heard of drilling a hole of the thermostat so that it would run a little cooler
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Old 01-15-2015, 06:02 PM
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Old 01-15-2015, 06:06 PM
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Not an ideal thing. Even race thermostats have major cons. Besides, if it runs anything past halfway, you have an issue which should be fixed, not compensated for.
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Old 01-15-2015, 07:42 PM
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Has anybody heard of drilling a hole of the thermostat so that it would run a little cooler
Just add a lower temp thermostat, the hole won't do much, more used for easier bleeding of air. But i would not recommend a huge change in temperature, it would not be an ideal change for the car.

If you have overheating issues, solve it and not wait for it to get worse with bandages.
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I was asking cause someone I know recommended it and I didn't believe him.
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WSF - Glad you didn't believe him. Make sure the meter reads true and repair the cause of the over heating, if that s what you have. Bodge fixes are just that. Correctly executed repairs are the other thing.
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