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?

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yes ..160 degrees is when the thermostat will open..normal operating temp for gm is around 190 to 210
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