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View Poll Results: Would you build your own intercooler if you had prints and a bill of materials?
Yes I would without the design being on a car first. 2 15.38%
No I wouldn't without the design being on a car first. 0 0%
Yes I would if the design was on another car first. 4 30.77%
No I wouldn't do it regardless of what it did on any car. 2 15.38%
I may after looking at the design. 5 38.46%
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Old 08-03-2006, 06:42 PM   #1
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I would like to take a survey of how many of you would build your own intercooler if you had prints and a bill of materials for a series II 3800 .
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I would like to take a survey of how many of you would build your own intercooler
Already did

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.....so where did you get that front mount again
88 VW Scirroco

You can fit up to 26" wide if you look at other FMHEs, just be carefull because core sizes are quoted which doesn't include the tanks.

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.....so where did you get that front mount again
88 VW Scirroco

You can fit up to 26" wide if you look at other FMHEs, just be carefull because core sizes are quoted which doesn't include the tanks.

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Here I was going to go with an 89'
There are many that are pretty similar...

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I'd be up for it, what price range are we looking at? For naturally aspirated, its not much of a gain with your intake being so much longer, although the air does has more time to cool...

With ram-air we get about 15*F drop in air intake temperature, what are your thoughts on what we can acheive with this?
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I'd be up for it, what price range are we looking at? For naturally aspirated, its not much of a gain with your intake being so much longer, although the air does has more time to cool...

With ram-air we get about 15*F drop in air intake temperature, what are your thoughts on what we can acheive with this?
Intercoolers are for forced induction.
N/a cars should be bringing air close to ambient.
If you were to put an intercooler on an n/a car all it would do is slow the air down and reduce performance.
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Wow, I figured I would get more than nine votes ....might have to re-think about releasing prints and information.
IC'* are a select market, you may also want to consider the W bodies as well, they are actually the larger market, as apposed to us Bonneville guys

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