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Re: High Priced "Marine" Thermostats

Originally Posted by dbruce85 View Post
I have a Universal 5411 which takes a #275965 Thermostat.

Being a fresh water cooled engine I need a 140 degree one.

If your engine is fresh water cooled - it has a heat exchanger - you want a 180 degree thermostat. 140 degree thermostats are used in raw water cooled engines so salt deposits do not build up. 180 degrees is better but just won't work on a raw water cooled engine.

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