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Old 03-19-2009, 12:40 PM   #21
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For an average of $7x.xx shipped i'll junk my jimB/starion setup for this one.
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:51 PM   #22
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as is with all things eBay - know your risk and know your threshold for pain
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Old 03-19-2009, 01:31 PM   #23
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dammit why didnt i see this before i picked up my evo intercooler for $75 shipped....

ah well the evo i/c is still bigger and I can do a killer over-the-rad setup with it.
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Old 03-21-2009, 08:11 PM   #24
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my buddy got that intercooler piping/fmic from that dude... for 79 ship
and im looking at a few myself
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Old 03-22-2009, 01:03 AM   #25
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I'm the friend. piping is 2" hotside (long pipe) not 2.5 like stated in auction. It's also mild steel not aluminum. Other than that I can't complain for $76 bucks. intercooler is 3" thick and has 2.5" in/out, unlike other similar priced intercoolers, so that alone is worth the price. The piping, silicon couplers and 3" ss turbo inlet elbow just make it a sweeter deal
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:46 PM   #26
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Just an FYI for anyone else who manages to get one of these. He sent me an invoice the same day trying to quote $126 for standard international shipping instead of the 79 he posted in the listing. Pay attention before you pay!

I sent him payment through paypal to the email address listed and I'll give him three weeks before I file a dispute or something though.
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:14 PM   #27
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Anyone seen one of these lately? Can't seem to pull it up on an ebay search.
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:02 AM   #28
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Looking back at my won auction says that "This user is no longer registered" though no reason is given. Not sure what happened but when I received it the sender was ssautochrome. The user was someone else though I can't recall the exact name anymore.
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Old 05-17-2009, 03:06 PM   #29
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sweet.. i just paid for my probe intercooler kit and should see it in a week
after trying to get one ever time i would loss and this time my luck came up woot
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Old 05-18-2009, 04:30 AM   #30
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Heh, they took the paypal account address off their page this time around. I'd buy one for resale if I could. Good to know they come back every once in a while.
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Old 05-18-2009, 08:02 PM   #31
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when my buddy got his, it took me like 8 different time to win this kit and i looost ever time..and then this recent try baaam i got it, just gota be patient lol
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Hey, they are back with a vengence. I just saw like, 5 on ebay running this search. Sweet action guys.
probe gt fmic intercooler, Parts Accessories - buy and sell on eBay Motors
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Old 05-18-2009, 10:17 PM   #33
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All I did was set my max bid to $10 on one that was closing at some obscenely early hour of a saturday morning. Won it for 5.01.

Shipping killed me though, meh.
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Old 05-19-2009, 09:17 AM   #34
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how good can this kit be for the price? How is he even making money selling them for $5? Any take the intake temps with this ic and see if they work?
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Old 05-19-2009, 09:45 AM   #35
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He's making his "desired" profit in the shipping cost. That's his guarantee that he gets what he wants from the sale. Speaking hypothetically, he could have $20 in the intercooler, $10 in the pipes and he's shipping them for $10 his cost. So $10 shipping profit plus all of the bid money. I'm assuming if it was totally useless you'd read about it in this thread from a buyer.
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Sweet - I won. All for the grand total of $5.50. Even with shipping, $55.50 is a steal for an intercooler and three pipes.
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Are you boosting the NB?
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Are you boosting the NB?
That's the plan. I've got a turbo/manifold/downpipe from a Mazdaspeed, a Link piggy, a Turbo XS MBC, and now an intercooler on the way. I'll need to fab up an intake, fit/route the IC pipes, and run oil/water lines. Ahhhh, but first I need to get the car running!
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:13 PM   #39
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you guys ever receive these?
Worth it?
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I got mine - looks great. I'll take some pics and post them so you can check it out.
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