Once the Tstat is fully open, it don't matter from there. Thermal runaway if your system can't disipate the extra heat.
By going with a lower temp, you only gonna allow the water to start flowing to the radiator a little sooner, but if the system is not up to capacity it'll still overheat.
Then with the 170 you'll get crappy mileage in colder climate since the engine willl never get out of cold loop.
5-6 MPG better mileage by making the ECU happy with proper coolant temp. I know, I'm running a 170 FailSafe right now due to a weak HG. Last week it got up to 65 degrees and I didn't need heat, so ECU was finally happy.
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