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