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Front Mount Intercooler Install.
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RC  



Joined: 25 Mar 2007
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Todd, and thanks for the inspiration. Recall you sharing and discussing this about 2 years ago now.

Would have preferred 2 1/4" pipe but difficult to get here without paying about 3 times as much or shipping from US. Seems to work OK since its all pre TB. Can`t measure any pressure loss or more lag compared to with no IC. Takes 0.2 seconds for clutch to activate and build boost. Instant power. Love it.

Was good advice spacing IC and rad about 3/4". Sealed gap with soft rubber and so far works very well. Winter here ATM, average day is 20*C. Will see how rad handles it in summer with 40*C, over 100F. Noisy with the fan running though, hear air drawing through cores.

BOV is open to air. Can only just hear it at high RPM but others must judging by their looks.
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leadfoot  



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2009 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one Rog,
like it alot... cone filters are soooo noisy too.
what speed is the sc running now??
stu
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Comon guys quite showin off.. Help me.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im gonna be sending you some pms RC. I dont have a super charger
jusy a turbo.. & want to add an intercooler with a bigger rad.
Anyone give a me a hint in intercooler size I dont want any
pressure loss problems either.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bump, that is beautiful..
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