Yes that is normal. It should run a needle width kept or right while driving.
Water boils at 229 at sea level but a 50/50 anti- freeze mix but is much higher.
It is designed to run at that temp so don't mess with it. Any cooler and the ecu will make it run rich and the your already crappy mileage will get worse.
89 2.5 TBI, 4" RC lift, 1" Booms, SYE, Adams Driveshafts front and rear, Ford 8.8 with 4:88s, BFG 33X12.50X15, and a ton of other stuff.
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