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Old 05-01-2009, 01:18 AM   #1
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I was just wondering if this will fit on my 91 with a/c and p/s. i ve been looking at other peoples set ups such as braineacks old and new setup but i want something that will fill the mouth better. anyone have any experience with this size that can give me some insight as to whether this will fit my car or not?

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its a universal kit. you make it fit.
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I think anyone asking "will this fit" followed by a link to an eBay ad should be banned.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:43 AM   #4
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well i guess my question was more wheteher or not the actually core will clear the powersteering and a/c. ive been around long enought to know to search first and everything. im doing all the piping and such myself. i just want to know if the core is too big for my application. nothing more than that. im sorry if i didnt make that clear in the original post. i just want to know if the core will fit or if anyone else has had sucess with this size with a/c and p/s
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Just get under the car with a measuring tape, that's what I did.
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the 7" tall intercooler will get in the way of the AC system. I believe you can fit a 5.5" tall intercooler with minor movement of the AC condenser.
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the 7" tall intercooler will get in the way of the AC system. I believe you can fit a 5.5" tall intercooler with minor movement of the AC condenser.


thank yo, thats alls i wanted to know.


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p.s. the avatar was a nice touch. thanks
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I fit the one in my sig with no problems. I have a/c no p/s.
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it fit on my car just fine i can pm u my piping and intercooler setup later when i get home if you want me to s o u know how to run your piping.
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I fit the one in my sig with no problems. I have a/c no p/s.
I assume that's because you were able to remove the p/s "cooler" line and have the intercooler moved forward a bit more.
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i ended up ordering a 28x7x2.5 with a universal piping kit and bov. so we will see how it turns out. ill take a bunch of photos of the install and maybe make a Diy intercooler tutorial. i feel like i havent really contributed to the forum and i know that ive asked alot of questions and recieved alot of help and havent really given back to the forum. so at the least ill take some photos of the install
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Cool man go for it. Always good to see pictures and what not. The biggest issue as mentioned, plumbing aside, will probably be clearing the a/c condenser.
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Cool man go for it. Always good to see pictures and what not. The biggest issue as mentioned, plumbing aside, will probably be clearing the a/c condenser.
from what i have read it should clear it. and if it doesnt the intercooler is gonna end up in classifieds because unless i can move the condensor, im not removing my a/c
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Contact me FIRST if you end up selling it. My intercooler (guessing here) is about 16x14x2 and it's weaksauce. I want moar bigger.
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Im in the same place you are ill probly order the same kit you did im excited to see what you do.

Im sort of worried about its size. I hope it doesnt cause any over heating problems because it covers the radiator so much.
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Im in the same place you are ill probly order the same kit you did im excited to see what you do.

Im sort of worried about its size. I hope it doesnt cause any over heating problems because it covers the radiator so much.
we will see what happens with the stock radiator. i dont see it overheating. i think it'll be okay. and the kit comes in monday. ill prob start it tuesday.
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