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Old 09-18-2008, 01:17 AM   #21
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Just looks big. I run the same on my daily as do a bunch of others on here core is 18x12x3.

Splittime has the sick setup and definitely wins for shortest piping.
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and I'm having problems attempting to mount up an 18x6x2.5 because I refuse to ditch my A/C... :(
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and I'm having problems attempting to mount up an 18x6x2.5 because I refuse to ditch my A/C... :(
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:37 AM   #24
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Psh, 20x12x3 core and I have A/C. Short pipes. And I hide the IC while I was at it. Beat that.
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:44 AM   #25
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have you looked into a stock srt4 intercooler? i know that theirs exits like that.
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:51 AM   #26
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Why not go with a traditional FMIC, and an oil cooler in the hole you cut?

Edit: I just looked again, and that is a ridiculously huge hole you cut there. You really need to fill that whole thing with a FMIC or it will look stupid. Use one of the side vents for an oil cooler .
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I don't wanna hear it.. You live in Virginia, not Kansas. Today it was sunny and 80, tomorrow it could literally snow, then Friday be 110 degrees. Thats seriously how the weather in the midwest is, and traffic here can turn into a bitch real fast. Nothing like bumper to bumper in 100 degree ambient air for a couple hours. Lest not forget about the rain; Nothing makes me happier than having to roll up the windows when its 90 degrees outside with a heavy rain storm.. Those can come out of nowhere. Hell, it rained for the last 2 weeks here. Windows fog up and you can't see ****, plus you're sweating and no air movement..

Plus I've always been a very warm blooded person and can sweat in the shade on a 90 degree day literally doing nothing. To me, Sweat == Misery.
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:58 AM   #28
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Dude thats awesome. I might just put the larger one in and call it a day. im not to sure yet

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and I'm having problems attempting to mount up an 18x6x2.5 because I refuse to ditch my A/C... :(
I have the same intercooler paul has and I still have a/c....

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Leather, search keyword Rx7...I know they make something like this:



15"x10"x3.25" core
21"x10"x3.25" overall

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts...=p4506.c0.m245

with endtanks that point out the top...
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off center FMIC FTL. Tim too.

If I had AC I'd probably use it 3-4 times a year. Like if I'm heading to a wedding or funeral and it's hot as ***** and/or raining. I couldn't warrant keeping it. We can just take one of the other cars for that.
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Leather, this would probably work:



18"x11"x3" core
24x11"x3" overall

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts...=p4506.c0.m245

same size as mine and paul's pictured....if you mount it high enough you shoudl have plenty of direct airflow to the rad through the mouth.
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FYI Scott....kinda did a half-way double post there.
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off center FMIC FTL. Tim too.

If I had AC I'd probably use it 3-4 times a year. Like if I'm heading to a wedding or funeral and it's hot as ***** and/or raining. I couldn't warrant keeping it. We can just take one of the other cars for that.
I've used it about 5 times this summer, and I appreciated every minute of it. It's also why I painted it black, I wouldn't like a shiny offset FMIC in there, it's more or less invisable, but hey I have some direct airflow to the rad still sucker.

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yeah i dunno what happened there...
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Ive been looking at that ic as possiblity. i want to make sure that ive exhausted every possibility before i actually buy anything.
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Brain more pics please, I wanna see the connections to the FMIC. I think while my car is down im gonna shove one of those in there and ditch my old Bell/FM IC.
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Brain more pics please, I wanna see the connections to the FMIC. I think while my car is down im gonna shove one of those in there and ditch my old Bell/FM IC.
http://s46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...d/Intercooler/


the draw back is slightly slower spool, however my intake temps only see about a 10*F delta during a 4th gear pull.
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The camera flash makes the intercooler shine from behind the condenser. With flash:
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thats cool^^
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Old 09-20-2008, 07:27 PM   #39
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mines huge hehehe notice anything missing from the front end

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im lovin that oil cooler set up^^^^^ I bought my intercooler yesterday. After reading lots of threads and everyones input, i decided on the 15x7.5x4. Itll fit great in that opening and allow more air to pass through the rad. Ill be making a shroud for it as well as mounting an oil cooler below like the pic above. Pics of everything will be up as i progress. Thanks guys for the help
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