[DeTomaso] NAPA thermostat gotcha
Joseph F. Byrd, Jr.
byrdjf at embarqmail.com
Thu Jan 19 12:42:46 EST 2017
Hard to tell without a side view, but neither don't look like a "RobertShaw"
From: DeTomaso [mailto:detomaso-bounces at server.detomasolist.com] On Behalf
Of Mike Drew via DeTomaso
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:46 AM
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Subject: [DeTomaso] NAPA thermostat gotcha
Back in town and parts-chasing for eurodudes once more, I went to the NAPA
auto parts store to get a 351C thermostat. The parts counter lady looked it
up on her computer and cheerfully handed over a Windsor thermostat.
'Nope' I said. 'But the computer says its the right one' she says.
Same old story.
I then had her look up a thermostat for a 1972 Mustang with a 351C.
'Huh. It's a different part number?'
She went and got it, and sure enough, it was the right one. Here is a photo
of them side by side with the Cleveland on the right.
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