If the temp gauge reads 195-210 its OK. Don't forget there is no insulation on these hoods. On the water pump, did you install the pump with the correct rotation?
210 is 2 degrees from boiling so its gonna be hot and yes my YJ would be throwing heat before I went one mile....
2013 WRANGLER SPORT 2 DR., V-6 ,AUTO,HARD TOP
)1994 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L, Bestop top
/w steel half door and slider windows
5 speed, 2.5" lift, 31" tires,rack lights