The 160° thermostat was from back in the days before modern anti-freeze, and the alcohol used in the winter boiled at a lower temp. I recently replaced the 160° in my Ford 640 with a 180° T-stat. I bought mine from Napa and had to make my own gasket from a universal gasket kit. Cost was a little over $7 for both. I can't remember the part number for sure, but can look tomorrow and post back.
As already noted, the 160° did not get the condensation out of the engine in the winter. Still have to block the radiator to keep the engine temp up, usually block the entire radiator if the temp is under 30°F. When I first got my tractor, it never got to operating temp because there was no T-stat.
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