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Old 04-03-2008, 01:17 AM   #1
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Default Yet another "will this intercooler fit?" thread.

So, i have the begi s1, which means that this should probably be in the prefab section but oh well. Because i have the begi s1, that means i have 27" between the inlet and outlet on the intercooler replacement tube. I just couldn't bring myself to spend the money on the bell intercooler. Maybe if i was running huge boost, i would go with a higher quality but eBay is good for now.
I could cut a section of the intercooler replacement tube and use another coupler but, i would like to avoid that. Therefore, i really wanna stick with an intercooler that is 27" inlet to outlet. So, now that i have tried two different intercoolers, i want to make sure that this will fit.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/27-X-...em370037063671
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From endtank-to-endtank, 27"? Should fit. My core is 22" so figuring another 3" or so per side for endtanks, 28" total. Wanting to keep AC?
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yeah, im wanting to keep a/c. My main concern is will it interfere with the drier?
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Probably. You could have the drier moved though.
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Correct me if im wrong but, i was thinking that it would go under the drier and not interfere at all. I mean, only 5.5" tall...
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I believe anything under 6" fits under the dryer.

you know what's an easy test:



spending 5 minutes to cut the shape out in cardboard and shoving it into your grill and finding out for yourself.
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I believe anything under 6" fits under the dryer.

you know what's an easy test:



spending 5 minutes to cut the shape out in cardboard and shoving it into your grill and finding out for yourself.
Oh, that is an easy test. i will have to try that out before i order it. Thanks!
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just fwiw, im not crazy i know that's not a cardboard cutout of an intercooler....
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I believe anything under 6" fits under the dryer.

you know what's an easy test:

[img]http://www.boostedmiata.com/random/vent/vent%20001.jpg[/

spending 5 minutes to cut the shape out in cardboard and shoving it into your grill and finding out for yourself.
I still regret not measuring for myself and just getting the 18x12x3 like everyone else.
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just fwiw, im not crazy i know that's not a cardboard cutout of an intercooler....
hood scoop/vent?
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Well - it COULD become a cardboard cutout of an intercooler . .

and, it IS easy to make a little move for the A/C stuff.

I went with the 28" IC rather than the smaller width/taller height that most are using to allow for a little more of the radiator to get incoming air. Both have the same amount of air capabilities, just a little hose/pipe routing differences.
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Okay, so it will fit, but, is it big enough for me to run my gt2860rs at 12psi? The 2.5" thick core kind of scares me.
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Well - it COULD become a cardboard cutout of an intercooler . .

and, it IS easy to make a little move for the A/C stuff.

I went with the 28" IC rather than the smaller width/taller height that most are using to allow for a little more of the radiator to get incoming air. Both have the same amount of air capabilities, just a little hose/pipe routing differences.
I too went with the 28x7 IC, but my drier is big time in the way. How / where did you move it to?
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