Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit
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Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit

Part No. 45359 Warranty  

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The Superstat has the added features of a heavier frame, spring and heat motor for more control and longer life. Its unique, patented valve promotes extremely fast flow as the thermostat opens to reduce cycling. This thermostat offers a longer life so you do not have to change the thermostat as often, promotes improved engine efficiency from better temperature control and provides high flow.
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Gaskets Included:No
Opening Temperature:195
Water Outlet Included:No

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StantSuperstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit
 
4.6

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (34)
  • Improves engine efficiency (23)
  • Durable (17)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Increases power (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (32)
    • Replacement (25)
    • Restoration (10)
    • Performance driving (7)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Mechanic (5), Auto enthusiast (4), Casual driver (4), Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (19), Casual driver (15), Mechanic (11), Truck enthusiast (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Open the flood gates

    Because of indicated higher water temperature readings on my guage, I replace the standard thermostat with a Superstat Thermostat by Stant, hoping to get better flow volume at a faster rate. I observed...Read complete review

    Because of indicated higher water temperature readings on my guage, I replace the standard thermostat with a Superstat Thermostat by Stant, hoping to get better flow volume at a faster rate. I observed almost immediate results as indicated by a lower guage reading. Installation was simple in my case (1986 el Camino). REMEMBER TO BUY THE TERMOSTAT HOUSING GASKET as it does not come with the thermostat.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    A little cool

    I replaced my thermostat because the heater wasn't putting out enough heat. That was right after I flushed the system and replaced the anti-freeze. I monitored the engine temperature with my ODBCII tool and...Read complete review

    I replaced my thermostat because the heater wasn't putting out enough heat. That was right after I flushed the system and replaced the anti-freeze. I monitored the engine temperature with my ODBCII tool and while driving over 10 miles, it never indicated an engine temp much over 190 degrees. I was hoping it would show right at 195 like I ordered. End result, the heater still isn't putting out so I parked it waiting on warmer weather to reverse flush the heater core. I've always had good luck with Stant thermostats in the past and didn't expect any problems with this one but...

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    5.0

    Stant SuperStat is OEM quality

    By Tractorman

    from Evans, GA

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Accurate Heat Range
    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

      I choose the Stant thermostat over a 'store' branded one at a competitive store. While I was told by the other store "They are all made by the same company!", I would rather have the Stant due to reputation. The thermostat is the OEM temp range and works perfectly, allowing the engine to heat up quickly and then maintain the correct temp. Excellent quality and a good value.

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      5.0

      Great deal!!!

      By TQ

      from New York

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Improves Engine Efficiency

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

          Replaced it when changing my intake gaskets on my 95 f150. Filled it with fluid and the engine warmed up and it kicked on right at 195 and stayed there. Didn't think the old one was bad until i bought this one. Now my temp gauge stay's in one place no matter what kind of driving I'm doing

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          5.0

          Fit like orginal

          By Shortpunter

          from Shelby Ohio

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Performance Driving

            Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

            Easy to install, really made a difference in the heat

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            5.0

            Works like it should!

            By AskMeLater

            from Amarillo, Texas

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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            Level 4

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

              Installed a couple years ago in my 1992 Ford F-250 SuperCab 4x4, 460 cid (VIN G). No problems to report. Don't forget to buy a new gasket!

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              5.0

              Excellent quality thermostat

              By Paul B

              from New Orleans, la

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Engine Efficiency

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                Excellent quality Thermostat at a very reasonable price. Exact replacement for original equipment part.

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                4.0

                Closest I could get to stock for the $$

                By bobbyV

                from Jacksonville, FL

                About Me Experienced DIY

                Level 3

                Pros

                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                • Not Stock Temp

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                Fits my 89 GTA Trans Am 5.7 perfect, but not the right temp. But works fine. Good price too.

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                5.0

                Great replacement for my 2002 Wrangler!

                By Bobby K

                from Alpharetta, GA

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                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Install

                  Best Uses

                  • Restoration

                  Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                  Make sure that you remove all of the old gasket or it will never set.

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                  2.0

                  A little cool

                  By RV Don

                  from St Louis

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving

                      Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                      I replaced my thermostat because the heater wasn't putting out enough heat. That was right after I flushed the system and replaced the anti-freeze. I monitored the engine temperature with my ODBCII tool and while driving over 10 miles, it never indicated an engine temp much over 190 degrees. I was hoping it would show right at 195 like I ordered. End result, the heater still isn't putting out so I parked it waiting on warmer weather to reverse flush the heater core. I've always had good luck with Stant thermostats in the past and didn't expect any problems with this one but...

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                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works, looks beefy

                      By Justin jeep dude

                      from South TX

                      About Me Jeep Expert

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                      Level 4

                      Pros

                      • Cools Down

                      Cons

                      • NADA

                      Best Uses

                      • Cooling

                      Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                      Got this on the jeep fairly quick, have 150k on the jeep and figured its time for a change since its oem T-stat,
                      Works fine and Good quality, Worth the $$
                      nothing else comes in the box,
                      tho the spring looks heavy duty, well put together.
                      :D

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                      5.0

                      Good Replacment T-stat

                      By noj reyd

                      from Grand Rapids, MI

                      About Me Casual Driver

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                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 3

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                        Replaced my old 195 degree T-stat with this one after mine started sticking. Direct swap, worked great, no issues.

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                        • Q:

                          I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 slt w/5.9 liter V-8 auto trans.
                          Do I need to buy a gasket, o-ring, rtv sealer or anything else to install the thermostat?
                          Asked on 11/17/2012 by Crash from Conroe, TX

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit (Part No. 45359) does not include gasket, o-ring, rtv sealer. You need to buy it separately. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 11/18/2012 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          what is the circunfrince
                          Asked on 9/25/2012 by perk from beckley wv

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit (Part No. 45359) has a circumference of 6.85". For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 9/26/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          what is the correct position for the gasket
                          Asked on 2/10/2012 by Anonymous from snellville,ga

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            To help you in a better manner, if you could please include the year, make, model and engine specification of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                            Answered on 2/13/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          does this thermostat come with an o ring for 96 camero 3.8 v6?
                          Asked on 8/1/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            No, this part does not fit your 1996 Chevrolet Camaro.

                            Answered on 8/2/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          is this thermostat failsafe and if so how does it work?? stant superstat 195 degrees part no. 45359
                          Asked on 5/9/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            In order to best answer your question, we need more information and our technicians would be more than happy to assist you if you could please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623).

                            Answered on 7/7/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                        • Q:

                          im replacing a thermostat in my '95 ford taurus GL 6 cly. 3.0 engine. the old one i took out the ball valve was on top, than i bought this new Superstat thermo. and it has no ball valve to decide witch ends up or down when installing by the way u take it off. i know the spring side goes in, but can u install the wrong way? no ball valve to see. need help.... dont know if new ones matter how they go in, as long as spring side in first? car blowing cool air out instead of hot. back flushed it, checked the fuses/coolent. no leaks,no smell of antifreeze no wet spots under passanger side, not over heating,,HELP please.
                          Asked on 12/12/2010 by Anonymous

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                            A:

                            Yes, you can install the wrong way. You need to install it just as it came out.

                            Answered on 12/13/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                        • Q:

                          my '99 ford ranger w/3.0 flex engine has the original thermostat. the problem is that in cold weather it takes a while to come to normal operating temp. and when it does,the temp. gauge shows a large variances from the normal operating temp. until it is held at highway speed for 20 to 30 min. then the gauge holds steady at normal operating temp.. will the superstat remedy this problem. thank you
                          Asked on 11/23/2010 by big al from newport,tn.

                          2 answers

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Possibly. Unfortunately we are unable to diagnose what is wrong with your vehicle without being able to be there with your vehicle. We highly recommend taking your vehicle to a reputable shop to have them take a look at it to determine the cause.

                            Answered on 12/3/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                          • A:

                            yes

                            Answered on 1/14/2011 by john from cleveland,ohio
                        • Q:

                          why use a 170 thermo VS a 195 thermo? im replumbing all my cooling system and need to know which thermo to buy...
                          Asked on 10/16/2010 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Choosing which temperature of thermostat to go with depends on the climate of where you live. For just average weather, I would stick with whichever thermostat your vehicle originally came with. If the climate is alot colder than most it would be best to use a thermostat with a higher temperature thermostat and vice versa.

                            Answered on 10/18/2010 by Mike the master of auto parts from AAP
                        • Q:

                          What are the differences in the thermostats?
                          Asked on 5/23/2010 by Eric

                          2 answers

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                            A:

                            Which two thermostats are you talking about ?

                            Answered on 5/25/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                          • A:

                            Yes this would be a good one, but I'd go with a lower alternative tempature honestly. As far as warranty... like they actually warranty thermostats anyways. It would help if the people that work for AAP actually answer the question asked and not just chime in about a warranty... that WASN'T Asked about

                            Answered on 6/21/2010 by Andy from Arkansas
                        • Q:

                          would this be a good product in a racing application where you would run 100 laps nonstop at about 5000 rpms??
                          Asked on 4/19/2010 by speedy from oneida, pa

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Unfortunatly, we cannot extend our warranty to parts used in racing applications.

                            Answered on 4/29/2010 by Paul
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