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Old 04-06-2019, 12:00 AM   #1
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since i installed the Steeda SRI, i noticed when i floor it on the highway until i hit around 100..My temperature gauge meter will eventually drop down to about 30-40% and the car feels much faster. Normally driving the meter stays around 45-50% Is this normal and is it ok for the motor??



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Replace thermostat.
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Old 04-06-2019, 10:47 PM   #3
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Replace thermostat.
Even if there are no other signs of it being bad? Could it just be the intake?
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since i installed the Steeda SRI, i noticed when i floor it on the highway until i hit around 100..My temperature gauge meter will eventually drop down to about 30-40% and the car feels much faster. Normally driving the meter stays around 45-50% Is this normal and is it ok for the motor??
If thats all you did....I wouldn't worry 'bout it then....
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Found out it was my spark plugs. I was using the AR103s, which are one step colder. Using oem now and they're fine.
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My car does the exact same thing it has since day one. To me it's a good thing it could overheat instead.

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Found out it was my spark plugs. I was using the AR103s, which are one step colder. Using oem now and they're fine.
The Autolite AR103 are what you should be running , any one that has issues with them 99% of the time they gapped then and the gap is over .065-.070

The wire is cut back and you have to be VERY careful how you gap then , you dont gap them the same as a conventional plug

To gap them you have to think about you measuring the closes point from the wire to the closest point on the electrode , with the wire cut back you totally have to change how you gap these plugs

The gains from these plugs are well worth the extra 3-5 Min to gap them correctly

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