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    FMIC or SMIC??

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    Which one is best and why?

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    hellloooooooooo

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    Front mount.... Because you get direct high pressure air flow directly on the IC. The side mount suffers the same problem as the OE intercooler, half of its behind the bumper.
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    FMIC - bigger capacity and front surface area. Plus like Enkidu said, it's not as obstructed by the bumper.
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    SMIC on coupe's is less work (so im lead to believe) and retains more of the oem'ness of the car.
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    I have a side mount and would not change it for anything else... Well apart from a small mod that is going onto to it soon
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    Quote Originally Posted by jalfrezigazee View Post
    I have a side mount and would not change it for anything else... Well apart from a small mod that is going onto to it soon
    C'mon spill the beans then m8y!! what is it??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy_888 View Post
    SMIC on coupe's is less work (so im lead to believe) .
    u can say that again, the fmic has been a right pain on the coupe,so much so i went and bought a gsi bumper

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    Front mounted as said.... Plus looks cooler !!!
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    fmic for me too, more air flow directed onto it and does look cool too!

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