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Old 04-29-2006
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Originally Posted by zabeard
if you want it to read hotter go out and beat the livin **** out of it. accelerate hard, over and over agian. that will get it hot. ive had mine to 150 i nthe cold weather. but i havnt pulled my trailer since i got the guage installed. hard city driving i get to about 150* no hotter.

Word. I hit 175 last week once, but i was in heavy traffic, stale hot air and i was beating the crap out of it. Typically i have been hitting 150
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Old 04-29-2006
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Replace the stock fluid with RedLine or Amsoil full synthetic fluid and you can go hotter without the sludge and whatnot -- although those fluids actually make your tranny run cooler.

You still have to worry about seal hardening at the top end. I use Amsoil.
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