sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

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sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

Postby S0u+#3rn boi » Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:08 am

what temp does your sbc motor usually run

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Re: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

Postby ddriver » Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:35 am

i have a vortec 350 with 160 thermastat and that is just what it runs.

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Re: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

Postby SthrnStyle3 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:31 am

I've got a 355 sbc with gear reduction and a 160 tstat. It stays around 170. After running hard, it may see close to 180. I havent had the chance to see what it does in the summer yet...
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Re: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

Postby loudmouse » Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:27 pm

My thinking says 180° is about perfect
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Re: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

Postby junglecat » Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:53 pm

Around 180, 185 , on occasion will get close to 200 but that was middle of summer after running 3 miles of dry.
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