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Old 08-31-2011, 09:51 PM
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6.0 Oil Temp

Can anybody tell me what the normal operating oil temp is? I read somewhere on this forum that anything over 150 degrees is bad. My operating temp on a 85 degree day doing normal driving is about 185 degrees. I got that reading off my bully dog. Not sure how accurate it is. Before any comments come thundering down about the bully dog, I switched to the SCT Livewire today. Much better choice. Only question about the Livewire is....When I installed and took it for a test drive, at WOT, it seemed to hesitate a little. Not sure what that was. Almost like it wasnt getting enough air.
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Here you go:

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/97...-pressure.html
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Thanks driven! That is perfect. Guess my oil temp is good considering i am running a tuner.
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If your temp on ECT is that low, Your "T" stat may not be working properly, might think about changing it. Your ECT should be at 190 and up. The stock T-stat is designed to fail "open".

And "Bully" for you on changing to SCT!
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