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Unread 09-06-2013, 06:27 AM   #1
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Let's see your temp gauge

Just did a bunch of work on my 04TJ cooling system... Wondering what everyone's normal operating temp is... Maybe belongs in tech area but do want pics. Looking for I6 4.0L


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Unread 09-06-2013, 01:48 PM   #2
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A good rule is that your rig should run ALMOST as cool as the thermostat you have installed, not less but maybe equal to or 5 degrees over.
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Unread 09-07-2013, 06:44 PM   #3
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Hey your jeep wants you to shift to the next gear dude!
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Unread 09-07-2013, 07:44 PM   #4
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That's about where my runs at
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Unread 09-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #5
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Just did a bunch of work on my 04TJ cooling system... Wondering what everyone's normal operating temp is... Maybe belongs in tech area but do want pics. Looking for I6 4.0L
I took a pic of where my yj runs now with a new radiator, doing 65mph, and on a hot day. It reads slightly over 210. Oh I have a aftermarket trans cooler mounted in front of radiator and rolling on 33s.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 07:49 AM   #6
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mine sits where yours does (190ish). Mechanical fan, stock radiator, new water pump, new t-stat. Doesn't matter if its hot outside or cold.
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Unread 12-17-2013, 10:30 AM   #7
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Mine will rise above 210 slightly on the trails. I have a 2.5l with an auto. Think getting a exturnal tranny cooler might help that?
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Unread 12-17-2013, 01:24 PM   #8
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Just did a bunch of work on my 04TJ cooling system... Wondering what everyone's normal operating temp is... Maybe belongs in tech area but do want pics. Looking for I6 4.0L


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That is where mine sits.. 02 4.0 in a WJ.

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Unread 12-17-2013, 01:29 PM   #9
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I Thought The Newer TJ Temp Gauges Were Just Dummy Gauges? Didnt Really Show Actual Temp.
Whoops. Thinking Oil Gauge.

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Unread 12-17-2013, 01:48 PM   #10
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Hey your jeep wants you to shift to the next gear dude!
Too funny!

210 since the day i bought the Jeep, never been over 210. once in a while a hair under 210.
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