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    Why not make a sticky for the universal intercooler?

    Morning aoc, finally getting the money together to order all my pipework for the Universal intercooler i've had lying about.

    Now i know theres loads of threads on it but thats exactly my problem, there seems to be several setups, i've done my best to work out what i need but i just want to be sure.

    I wasnt going to post this because i know how people on here love to slate anyone asking for advice about fitting a universal front mount but i think there should be a thread as a sticky - maybe a definitive guide?? That way you don't get hundreds of topics on it (ironic i know, that im posting one)

    Before anyone posts 'the search button is your friend' don't bother lol

    Im aware that i need the smaller diameter setup for the coupe so can anyone confirm this is all i need...

    4x 63mm 90" Elbows
    3x 63mm-51mm 90" elbows
    vxr boost pipe mid section with maf sensor fitment
    a few jubilee clips

    Thanks fred
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    even better would be for you to a definative 'how to guide' that way we will have the parts and fitment guide all in one
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    I used universal a intercoooler from ebay that cost £80 with delivery, all of the pipework and clamps cost less than £150. I cut the old map sensor holder out of the original intertcooler and mounted it in a straight bit of 2" pipe, all that cost was £5 for some liquid metal to hold the map sensor fitting onto the pipework.
    I cant beleive i payed £600 for the same setup from a tuner on my 1st ACT .

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    trickyb was the universal fmic a 65m/m thick one and did you have to trim the front bumper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spectic View Post
    trickyb was the universal fmic a 65m/m thick one and did you have to trim the front bumper?
    Sounds like the one i used but taking it off now as ive purchased another one from the same place but smaller. Universal intercoolers they were called, i bought the kit too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spectic View Post
    trickyb was the universal fmic a 65m/m thick one and did you have to trim the front bumper?
    Yep the intercooler i used was 65mm thick, i had to trim a small bit off the bumper but not much. Ebay item 350047792735 £69.95

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG View Post
    even better would be for you to a definative 'how to guide' that way we will have the parts and fitment guide all in one
    Id happily do a how to on something i know about lol but i won't be takling this, a member on here is doing it for me, but i can't let him crack on untill i get all the pipework sorted...

    Trickyb any info on mate on the hoses etc you used, are my assumptions right?
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    Good on U fred. Look forward to reading the "How to"

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