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Your car is normal. Both of my 451s go to 213 degrees before the fans kick on and the temperature goes down.

Fun fact: Many car manufacturers program temperature gauges to lie so the customer doesn't run to the dealership concerned about overheating.

For example, GM, VW and Toyota vehicles will indicate smack dab in the middle of the gauge when the coolant is between about 180 and 230 degrees. The needle only exceeds the middle mark when temperature rises above 230. So for 50 degrees of temperature range the needle does exactly nothing. Of course, 451s go even further by not having a gauge at all. lol
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