When it comes to having an appropriate temperature, a Mustang engine is similar to the human body. If the engine’s temperature is too hot, it will not be able to function properly, which will in turn, keep it home and off of the road. If the Mustang engine is too cold however, it will not be able to start, which will cause it to miss a day of “work.” With so much heat and friction constantly occurring under your hood, it might sound like a cumbersome process to keep the engine at a workable temperature. Thankfully, Mustang thermostats and Mustang housings are present to make sure that your engine can run smoothly, regardless of how hot or cold it is outside.
Ford Mustang thermostats and Mustang housings are essential parts of a car’s heating & cooling system. The Mustang thermostats monitor the temperature of the Mustang engine by controlling the flow of coolant within your system. In order to regulate the coolant to manage the engine’s temperature, Mustang thermostats are forced to routinely open and close. When the Ford Mustang thermostats are open, coolant is permitted to follow through, which will reduce the engine’s temperature. When the Mustang thermostats are closed however, the coolant cannot enter until the engine warms up to a sufficient temperature.
Mustang thermostats and Mustang housings are constantly dealing with coolant and other sensitive fluids, and it is important to routinely monitor their condition. Because they are constantly opening and closing, Ford Mustang thermostats can become jammed, which would eliminate its capability to expel coolant to the Mustang radiator. If your temperature keeps rapidly fluctuating or if your engine is overheating, it might be time for you to start shipping around for new Mustang thermostats and Mustang housings.
Find the Best Mustang Thermostats & Housings at CJ Pony Parts
While there are ways to save money when updating your car, it is not wise to be frugal on your Mustang’s heating and cooling system. Because your engine will not run if the temperature is too high or too low, it is important to make sure that you always have a working Mustang thermostat in your muscle car. Luckily for you, CJ Pony Parts offers a wide variety of thermostats for Mustangs as well as Mustang thermostat housings to best fit the needs of your particular vehicle!
CJ’s features quality aftermarket Mustang thermostats and Ford Mustang thermostat housings for pony cars from the First Generation, all the way through 2021. Be sure to make note of the temperature specifications before you purchase one of CJ Pony Parts’ Mustang thermostats or Mustang thermostat housings.
Many of the Ford Mustang thermostats from CJ’s are made with the same size diaphragm and bypass control as the OEM units. A warmer thermostat can be a good idea when you live in a cold-weather area. Your Mustang engine should be able to reach its proper operating temperature regardless of the weather conditions. The warmer Ford Mustang thermostats might be your best bet to keep your engine running at all times, depending on where you do most of your driving. When you are replacing your thermostat, it would not be a bad idea to add new coolant along with it, in order to help keep your engine running at a proper temperature.
If you are looking to restore or upgrade your classic Ford Mustang, it would be wise to invest in one of CJ’s aftermarket Mustang thermostat housings. These direct-fit replacement Mustang thermostat housings fit perfectly in the exact same location as your original equipment, which will save you both time and effort during the installation process. These Mustang thermostat housings are resistant and durable options, and can add a shiny decorative touch to your engine bay.
Once you have selected the correct Ford Mustang thermostats and Mustang thermostat housings for your muscle car, you are ready to tackle the rest of your heating & cooling system. While you’re on the site, feel free to check out CJ’s selections of air conditioning components, water pumps, and more!