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Thermostat - 351C - 180 Degree - OEM - Repro ~ 1967 - 1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang

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    Reproduction Thermostat 180 Degrees for the 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973 Mercury Cougar with the 289, 302, 351 Windsor, 351 Cleveland*, 390, 472, 428 and 429.
    Made in U.S.A. by Motorcraft. Fits all* Ford V-8 engines, 1967 - 1973.

    *- NOTE: This will fit in the 351C, 351M or 400 but will not block off the port to recirculate the water back through the engine.  This can cause the engine to run hotter than desired.

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    Water Restrictor Plate - 351C - New ~ 1970 - 1973 Mercury Cougar / 1970 - 1973 Ford Mustang

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    Got the thermostat and the restrictor plate in my 1972 Ranchero today,installed a 3 row aluminum radiator,new hoses,thermostat housing,shroud and flex fan,timed her,adjusted carb, 3 gallons of Be Cool anti freeze and a bottle of water wetter she is running at about 183 degrees now,it is fantastic Thanks! Drilled 2 small holes in the thermostat 2 to bleed air and such too.

    Bought a fluke 62 MAX that was on sale and read all the temps from the headers to the alternator temp,the water pump was reading 145 I couldn't believe it!

    8k on the motor and she seemed to be running hot to me, popped the thermostat housing and as any 351C guy knows you have to have the brass restrictor and the correct thermostat he had the wrong thermostat,the radiator had about 1/3 of the rows plugged it was a 4 row copper. Got the aluminum on sale from ebay was "not" direct fit like he said but 3hrs plus of tweaking and we are good to go not bad for $180 bucks!

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