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Old 01-31-2007, 02:10 PM   #21
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on a side note...do you think an automatic radiator with a coolant re-route will work in 100* heat? I don't plan on doing track beatings in the heat of the day.
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Old 01-31-2007, 03:33 PM   #22
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on a side note...do you think an automatic radiator with a coolant re-route will work in 100* heat? I don't plan on doing track beatings in the heat of the day.
I think so
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Old 01-31-2007, 03:51 PM   #23
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What type/model of Honda radiator is being used in the above install ?
I just searched that site and can't find anything for the model being used
Anyone know what model/type IC is being used also ??
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Old 01-31-2007, 03:54 PM   #24
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Honda Civic 92-00 radiator and Ford Probe intercooler from the ugly year Probes (technically they are all ugly, but I mean the older body)
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Probe = MX-6, the MX-5's older brother. The MX-3 is the mean shortie. With ****.
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Old 01-31-2007, 04:19 PM   #26
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heres a pic of the probe IC

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Old 02-01-2007, 09:45 AM   #27
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Cool VRTSid !

Is this the correct Honda Rad ->
http://cgi.ebay.ie/92-00-HONDA-CIVIC...ayphotohosting
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:33 AM   #28
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Looks the same but I got it to my door for $95 from another supplier.

I went for my first drive last night. Everything works ok, I had to buy a fan from autozone after my trip to the junkyard failed to come up with a factory honda fan. It is only 12 inches but ok for now, I will get a factory fan or upgrade to a good 14 incher in the future.
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Old 02-01-2007, 01:36 PM   #29
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here is a shot of someone who did this with a probe IC and Honda Rad.

more pics in my 1.6 gallery
http://jazz.sdsc.edu/photo/index.php...a/engines/1.6/

if you do a search on m.net for honda rad you should be able to find this guy, I think thats where I found it.



from what Ive heard the honda's coolant route is more efficient (maybe most?) and the smaller rad works for that reason.
I saw that car at an autoX in Clemson, SC a few years ago... at the time he had a circle track radiator.
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Old 02-01-2007, 02:21 PM   #30
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[QUOTE=displacementreplacement;77679]Looks the same but I got it to my door for $95 from another supplier.

Can you PM me the suppliers details please ?
I think the piping from the Turbo would be better if the Turbo was clocked, shorter and smoother flow etc.
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Blast !
There's a supplier selling a new Rad on Flea Bay with a 'Buy It Now' price of $49.99, the problem is he does not ship outside USA
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Old 02-03-2007, 08:20 PM   #32
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Hey! I have the probe intercooler. What turned me off was the 1.75" inlets. Do you think they limit the boost and or spool much? I'm only boosting at 4-5psi. I wanted to use it and run the pipes under the radiator. Does running a reducer at the turbo inlet then running the 1.75 pipes all the way to the TB help or what?
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How big is the turbo outlet?
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Its the stock greddy, I'm pretty sure its 2"? the TB is 2.5" I think.
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I don't think 1.75" is small enough to harm you below 180-200 whp. It will probably slow your spool a hair, but not horribly so.
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Hey! I have the probe intercooler. What turned me off was the 1.75" inlets. Do you think they limit the boost and or spool much? I'm only boosting at 4-5psi. I wanted to use it and run the pipes under the radiator. Does running a reducer at the turbo inlet then running the 1.75 pipes all the way to the TB help or what?
Yes...it's WAAAAAAAAAAAYY too small, so what you should do is bend some pipes for it...then mail me the intercooler and pipes...free of charge, LOL
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well, looks like my search is over. I got the intercooler for $5 at the local junkyard. I figured what the hell. its in near perfect shape. The pipes should be really easy to run. If I can get it in I can sell my JRSC cross over to someone who would rather run water injection. I'd love to run it, but I just got back into college. All my money is out the window before I touch it.
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:49 PM   #38
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just take it to a shop and have 2" inlets welded in place... should be no more than 2 hours of labor and like 30$ in material... not too shabby on a 5$ IC
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What do you think about this IC, with a free BoV.....probably crap ?
Seems like a good enough size at 4" thick, whatever about the silly price of it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/91-96...QQcmdZViewItem
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Well I just ordered this little baby
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ayphotohosting
It'll leave me with about 11.5 inches space to fit an IC.
Now if I can only find an IC that'll fit I'll be sorted
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