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Thread: Engine temp vs Engine efficiency

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    Engine temp vs Engine efficiency

    I have noticed that my engine operates at 175 to 180 degrees out cruising. Would getting that up to 200 - 220 degrees increase efficiency and therefore increase my MPG?
    Jason
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    Quote Originally Posted by sciroc View Post
    I have noticed that my engine operates at 175 to 180 degrees out cruising. Would getting that up to 200 - 220 degrees increase efficiency and therefore increase my MPG?
    170-180 is perfect for a small block.

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    Thanks...I will mark that off the list.
    Jason
    1987 Silverado V-10 TBI
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    Moates Tuning Equip
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