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Old 09-04-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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i got an intercooler on ebay because i couldn't resist the temptation and it look way cleaner than the one i currently got. Currently = about 18" including tanks... new on is 29" overall by 9 by 3...

Now my a/c has problems so if needed to i'll remove it to fit this IC, but i'd like to know if i can keep it, will there be fitment issues here? I'm ok with cutting some bumper trim or whatever needed but i'm just curious to hear some opinions...


good or bad i'm ready for it!!!
oh yeah, just under $100.


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sounds a bit large, plan to run 500hp soon?
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should fit without cutting or moving a/c
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thanks guys, 500 i wish...lol

hopefully by the time i install everything and MS i'll be around 250hp as a landing point...


I'm away from my car but i'm buying parts like crazy.. on a weekly basis... when i get home i got wheels sportmax, LC-1, af gauge, boost gauge, intercooler, IC pipes, and alot of fiberglass to play with...
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hmm on the other hand, for a good 4k i could be running about 500hp huh? thats something thats gonna stay on my mind now...


sorry, i'm getting out of topic here...
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you should be fine.
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hmm on the other hand, for a good 4k i could be running about 500hp huh? thats something thats gonna stay on my mind now...


sorry, i'm getting out of topic here...
Tell me how to do that for $4K and I'll do it!
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get flying miata to build you an engine with everything they got...
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get flying miata to build you an engine with everything they got...
that might get you a cylinder head from those rapists.... $4K could do it, but only if you did everything on your own and used a lot of second hand parts.
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for 4k i beter get some god damn head, ehh polishing that is... head polishing...
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29x9x3? Damn.

Mine is 27x6x2.5, IIRC (might be 27x8)

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aww man *jaw drop*, thats a tight fit... i'll need to squeeze in two inches, lol...
do your pipes run onto anything on the inlet and outlet, any rubbing or
tight places? Thanks for the pic, could you post some of your IC piping just to see how you routed it?
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nice indeed...
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