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Old 07-04-2009, 08:48 AM
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Unfortunately no. I got caught up here in the city and it was like 4:45 when I finally finished but the tunnel traffic was tremendous.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Nice job bro!! always feels really good when u do something to your truck yourself thank god i got richie lmao
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:15 AM
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Thanks Bubba! I was proud of myself.

---------- Post added at 12:15 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:13 PM ----------

Gentlemen, check your stock T-Stat's. I forgot to post these pics of mine the other day.




See the black gasket, it was rotting away. I don't think that is good. I recommend changing the stock thermostat out and replace it with a 180. I should have done this sooner.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

I read that your going to switch t-stat out for the winter. what does it do if you leave it in in the winter time?
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:33 AM
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

^No I never said I would switch it out for winter. Where did you see that?


I am leaving the T-stat in. It won't do anything except the Jeep will take a little longer to warm up.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Wow I'm impressed!!! Job well done from the King himself.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Thank You Nate!
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Good post Elvis, I was thinking about doing this for a while. Now that I saw you stock stat. I will get er done!
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:24 PM
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

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Good post Elvis, I was thinking about doing this for a while. Now that I saw you stock stat. I will get er done!
Thanks bro! Yeah get this mod done. It is completely worth the time, money, and effort.


Its the Jet 10183 for the 5.7/6.1 HEMI.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Nice how-to! So what have you gained from this? Other than removing the oem tstat that the gasket was rotting away...
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

Cooler temps for the track.. I still haven't been able to justify installing one on my Jeep although I have one collecting dust in my garage.

I've heard too many negative opinions and not enough positive opinions other than the one I just mentioned, so I've been a little reluctant.
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Re: Installed: Jet 180 T-Stat

54 mm fits perfect for those with the 4.7
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