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Operating temperature whats the normal operating temp for a 1988 2.8L??

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Hello Question . I have a 1988 chev Iroc with a 5.7 very strong running . but there is one small problem my temp degree goes up to 215 at times is that good for my car and if not what is the right temp for my car.. and by the way the car don't over heat it just bother me knowing that it that it get that high when I am setting or driving. and if so what do I need to do to get this temp down . buy a new fan for my raditor
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