I picked up a small number of Vibrant intercoolers, one as an upgrade for my car and figured I could save a couple of you guys some money if I made a few of them all at once.
This is the basic design to get things started - The final shipped versions will be fully reinforced and tig welded. This is a bolt in intercooler for the NB Miata.
This design keeps great ground clearance, good and high pipe routing and is ready for some big power setups. Recommended for the 250+ crowd.
For installation of such a big core you'll need to cut away some material outlined in this illustration. The intercooler will be complete with a better template:
Here is a photo next to the BEGI #3 intercooler.
Here is a photo of the mounting point. You can use the same location that the BEGI intercooler is mounted to.
As you can see it tucks up nicely behind the crash beam:
Here are some specs on the intercooler core:
Vibrant Bar and Plate Intercoolers are designed and built to provide superior cooling efficiency and overall durability compared to tube and fin style intercoolers, resulting in these cores being suitable for even the most extreme racing conditions.
Core Width: 24" (Overall Width with End Tanks: 30")
Core Height: 9.25"
Core Thickness: 3.25"
Inlet Diameter: 2.50"
Outlet Diameter: 2.50"
Inlet/Outlet Neck Location: Offset
Approx. Flow Rate for this intercooler: 725 CFM at 1.5PSi pressure drop
Approx. HP Rating for this intercooler: 550 HP
Asking price is 300 shipped within the US. I only have a couple of these as of now so I apologize. SEND PM FOR PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS