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FINAL Intercooler decision!


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#1 WJM

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 07:09 AM

I am ditching the TMIC and FMIC air to air ideas....its time for Air To Water Intercooling!

It SHOULD be far more superior if its built right...i had a few ideas that I need to research so I can make sure this is all going to work.....

Dont know what I am going to use for the AW core yet...there are some custom ones that bolt on inplace of the stock WRX/STi TMIC, that are not too bad in price...kits are EXPENSIVE tho...I still might go with the stock JDM AWIC core that come on the legacys....


the actual exchanger core...its going to be HUGE. Im not going to falter on that one. THe larger, the better....more area for cooling that water down and keeping ti cooler overall.

I've still yet to pick out what kind of 12v motor i need...Again, research time tonight...GT4 will be resting.

#2 LPGsuperchargedBrumby

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 01:08 PM

just remember man, the bigger your radiator the more effective cooling your going to get in continus use. basictly go oversize on everything

#3 WJM

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 03:03 PM

Correct. I was planning on a HUGE heat echanger for the water....and using the stock non-USDM Legacy AWIC core.

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 03:43 PM

Is this legal for the racing you do Will?

#5 WJM

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 03:48 PM

Yes. A fellow FSP person and I looked at the rules, and it IS for FSP...and definalty legal for Street Mod.

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 07:45 PM

The water/air intercooler is on the list for my ea81t also. How do you think you will run the water pump? ie turns on when the water reaches a certain temp, turns on with boost, or on all the time etc.

#7 WJM

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Posted 14 March 2005 - 08:25 PM

It will run all the time.

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Posted 17 March 2005 - 11:57 PM

Glad to see you are doing this. I would like to as well at some point. did you see this page?

http://www.netcomuk....np/airwater.htm

#9 WJM

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Posted 18 March 2005 - 07:26 AM

Yes. Seen it a long time ago in a galaxy not so far away.




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