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    Uprating intercooler

    Wanting to upgrade the intercooler on my SRi turbo, does anyone have any suggestions or advice??

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    There is quite a choice now, search for intercooler and see what comes up...
    Pace, Courtenay etc...


    Also check out the classifieds....

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    Get the pace version its the best mate.... The others you need to move back the radiator....

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    Bit of a sweeping statement ther Enkidu,

    The pace is easier to fit (but not by much), but it depends what you want out of it.

    If you want it to look the dogs danglies behind he lower grille, The Courtenay one or Regal one are spot on and cool equally as well as the pace one.

    I'll attempt to put up a pic of mine later if I remember
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnasher
    Bit of a sweeping statement ther Enkidu,

    The pace is easier to fit (but not by much), but it depends what you want out of it.

    If you want it to look the dogs danglies behind he lower grille, The Courtenay one or Regal one are spot on and cool equally as well as the pace one.

    I'll attempt to put up a pic of mine later if I remember

    Personally I dont like looking at a big metal bit on the front lower grill... thats my taste... Plus the pace is massive (dont want to get in the arguement that only the top and bottom grill get airflow, if that were the case then why does every OEM radiator go from top to bottom.....) Im also not on about ease of fitment as I agree both are just as hard to fit, im on about a profesional install... im sorry guys the pace is the dogs danglies if you've got to move radiators back and cut bumpers thats a poo fitment.... I think the results are equal to courtenay's lower mount... make your own mind up mate

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    Not Again please..........................

    This has been covered before Mine is better that yours................

    Todders. If you use the search facility on here. You will find a few topics on this, at the end of the day its your decision which one you go for.
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    Gnasher I got emailed with what you wrote before deleting it.... Wifes car my bum lol you funny.... Thats just your opinion mate... I've not actually got a IC so any would be better than mine lol Its just my personal pref to not move the rad back and for it to look original equipment... Cost a little more but with a discount its almost the same.....

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    As my previous post was deleted without anyone letting me know (apart from you Enkidu, eh?!) as promised, piccy of courtenay Lower FMIC, including the pipe that connects to the power pipe/black hose as standard.




    Hope that helps you make a decision out of all the EQUALLY PERFORMING INTERCOOLERS out ther (Just ensuring this one stays!!)

    Cheers matey,
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    I'm with Gnasher, the Pace is a comprimise IMHO.
    Tell me what you've done, not what you're going to!

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    Quote Originally Posted by K3FUS
    I'm with Gnasher, the Pace is a comprimise IMHO.

    Comprimise of what?

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