I just got my MK1 on the road and the temp on the road on a 75 degree day only reached 170. I have a XK's Super Stat in which is a 160.I'd like to run around 195. XK's recommends only their 160 thermostat.Supposedly a regular thermostat will bypass 20% of the water to the radiator and cause overheating.Maybe my louvered hood is part of the problem. Anybody have a solution?
My 2.4L MK2 runs cold. In summer, on a long climb, it will get up there, but always below half gauge in normal useage.
I have run an infrared sensor, everything is cold as the gauge.
You should be happy!