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just installed a s/w mechanical gauge in my 65 riviera its running between 180 to190 is that normal? what temp should the rivi run,it has the 401 ac and has a brand new recore radiator thanks

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I'm no expert but older thermostats opened around the 180 range. Newer cars run hotter for emission purposes.

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just installed a s/w mechanical gauge in my 65 riviera its running between 180 to190 is that normal? what temp should the rivi run,it has the 401 thanks

Yes, pretty normal. Maybe a bit high for this time of year but not a problem. Tells us what you read next July/August!

What do you know about the radiator condition? Do you have A/C?

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