160 degree thermostat on 2010 Chevrolet Corvette

I RECENTLY INSTALLED A 160 DEGREE THERMOSTAT IN MY CAR, BUT THE ENGINE COOLANT GAUGE STILL READS 192-200 DEGREES. IS THIS NORMAL?

by in Boca Raton, FL on October 07, 2010
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ANSWER by , October 07, 2010
yes ..160 degrees is when the thermostat will open..normal operating temp for gm is around 190 to 210
COMMENT by , October 07, 2010
THANK YOU VERY MUCH