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Old 11-08-2010, 09:45 PM   #81
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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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My cxracing intercooler is flowings great at 500whp still cools good without ducting too
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:10 PM   #82
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ive seen plenty of people on theturboforums making over 1k hp with a cxracing core just like the one i have.



i dont have ducting yet but there will be. where can i get the small black lip like the one you are using topspeed?
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:14 PM   #83
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Thats it, im gonna have to do something like that with my intercooler.
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:25 PM   #84
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what if you bent the bottom part of the inter cooler shroud to kinda "invite" more air in? idk just a thought.
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Old 11-09-2010, 09:52 AM   #85
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ive seen plenty of people on theturboforums making over 1k hp with a cxracing core just like the one i have.



i dont have ducting yet but there will be. where can i get the small black lip like the one you are using topspeed?
The lip is from a mach 1
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Old 11-10-2010, 04:39 PM   #86
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Old 11-10-2010, 04:42 PM   #87
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Old 11-10-2010, 05:00 PM   #88
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Beautiful guys.
Your fab work is what we small-time guys dream of being able to do.

Oh, and a Zetec engine has never looked so small!
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that looks so en mean!!!!!
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Old 11-10-2010, 05:27 PM   #90
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One thing...I always thought you wanted at least 6" if not more afer the MAF before the throttle body? It's pretty much right on the TB. Not that I really know anything about how that affects MAF counts, heh.
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