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Old 11-08-2010, 01:04 PM   #71
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Nice !

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Old 11-08-2010, 02:04 PM   #72
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If you look around Tom's IC, you will see what he's talking about.

Hey Tom did you ever take those cars to any events at VIR in 2005 or 2006. I use to go all the time and I remember seeing a focus there that looked like that black one.
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Yes I did many Focus events at VIR and a few guys from here (John) were there as well , The Black Car is my SVT and was there at all the Focus (Spring Fling) events at VIR
I love the track

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Old 11-08-2010, 04:22 PM   #74
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Everything minus the core itself will be powdercoated black. Before it was done similar to this and when the grill is put in it looks way more low key.
man, that looks really nice. how much for a setup like that?
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Old 11-08-2010, 06:19 PM   #75
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Meh, Jim's welding is better
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man, that looks really nice. how much for a setup like that?
A LOT! I have looked into getting just the core and having custom end tanks welded on. Just a nice name brand core the size of that one will set you back at least 300 bucks. Add in the ducting and custom end tanks and I would guess north of 700 bones. Not all intercoolers are created equal, that aint no cx-racing Chinese crap there.
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Have you ever flowed the xr-racing crap ? Or any IC for that matter? I think you would be surprised I sure was

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Have you ever flowed the xr-racing crap ? Or any IC for that matter? I think you would be surprised I sure was

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Its not flow, I don't doubt they flow well, but cooling efficiency that I am talking about. Just looking at the amount of fins in between the flow bars Garrett and precision cores have about twice as many, as any of the cheap intercoolers I have ever seen, cxracing or frozen boost ect. Not to mention the quality of the metal itself can determine the level of thermal conductivity. There is a reason the brand name ones cost 3-4 times as much, because they are worth it. While a cxracing might be good enough for a 300hp build it would not cool as well as the equivalent size Garrett core.
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You need to do some looking , I think you would be shocked !

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Yeah...pretty sure people have made 400+ whp with CX Racing cores.
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