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I have a 1976 Morgan 37 Oi . What temp thermostat should I have in it? My operating temp is about 178 degrees but I was having overheating problems when r unni g over 1900 rpms. This year having overheating when running anything above ideal. Over winter boiled heat exchanger.
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Re: perkins 4-108 thermostat

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I have a 1976 Morgan 37 Oi . What temp thermostat should I have in it? My operating temp is about 178 degrees but I was having overheating problems when r unni g over 1900 rpms. This year having overheating when running anything above ideal. Over winter boiled heat exchanger.
Contact Trans Atlantic Diesels with your engine number and they can sell you the correct thermostat. FWIW, ours is calibrated to 180 degrees.
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Re: perkins 4-108 thermostat

What are your intake sizes and what do you have after the motor. I have a loop and a vetus exhaust silencer.
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