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Hey Guys, anybody know a good place to buy a new thermostat? I found one on ebay for 26 bucks, but I thought that might be a little expensive. Is there anywhere else?



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Just take it out and bring it down to the auto parts store with you. Several have been bought for $10 or so. But I cant find the post since it was on the old forum.
 

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Here's another one I started on the old forum:



http://choppercharle...6/ShowPost.aspx









To summarize:  



NAPA – 535080 

Stant – 45868

Autozone – 15868











EDIT:  I know its stupid, but I miss my post count, I actually made it to 1700.  No where near Shep's 7200+ or Stitch's 10 trillion 
 

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Here's another one I started on the old forum:



http://choppercharle...6/ShowPost.aspx









To summarize:  



NAPA – 535080 

Stant – 45868

Autozone – 15868











EDIT:  I know its stupid, but I miss my post count, I actually made it to 1700.  No where near Shep's 7200+ or Stitch's 10 trillion 


It was only just short of 15,000. And now to put this info in the quick reference.
 

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Thanks guys. I needed this info ASAP as I was heading out to get one. Damn, it's NICE to have a search that works.
 

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I don't know what the consensus is among all the linked threads, but I'm using one from a '76 Civic. The opening is offset versus centered, but it works just fine. Just very that the overall dimensions are the same and the rating is correct.



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I don't know what the consensus is among all the linked threads, but I'm using one from a '76 Civic. The opening is offset versus centered, but it works just fine. Just very that the overall dimensions are the same and the rating is correct.



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I noticed that the "Autozone" brand has the offset, and the Stant is identical to the original with no offset. I went for the offset because of the way the gooseneck on the CX is constructed. I lined up the offset with the top hose outlet, it seems like it'll get a better coolant flow rate than a centered one.
 
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