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Old 11-22-2014, 12:26 AM
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Or hairy sheeps nads. Eric can run with this one..............
Mountain oysters ......... lightly fried to a golden colour and slathered with a nice white sauce - the taste is ok but the best thing is when you get to tell your dinner guests what they just ate.
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Mountain oysters ......... lightly fried to a golden colour and slathered with a nice white sauce - the taste is ok but the best thing is when you get to tell your dinner guests what they just ate.
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Old 11-22-2014, 04:51 AM
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You might be able to temporarily use a thermostat thats used in race cars. Take a little longer to warm up.
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The napa thermostats are a crapshoot quality wise... I've had ones that open too early (120) and ones that wouldn't open. If you get a good one they seem to last a while though
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^^ That's been my experience with their starters, also. The "current" one has been in service for about 4 years without any heatsoak problems, even.
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But seriously, folks, . I have been searching for almost a week and can't find a thermostat for these engines, short of "dime store" quality. I am willing to pay good money for a couple, just not $55 each.

Some of these were posted for sale on another website and one man bought all 13 of them.
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I meant to look for these today when I was out, but of course forgot.
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You were too busy thinking about that busty turkey.
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Last I heard, they were having tooling issues...and expensive to fix. That was last January or so...was supposed to be A-OK by April-August. I reckon not.
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Broke down and tried NAPA. They don't have any in stock at the regional warehouse.
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