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    New intercooler required for VXR Turbo??

    Ladies and Gents,
    I'm thinking of getting a VXR trubo for my Z20let, my question is:
    DO i need a new intercooler and rad?? The reason i ask this is because my oil temp is currently around 80 degrees during normal driving (i hope this is normal!!!)
    All cars i've ever known tend to run around 90 degrees, surely a bigger turbo won't increase temp by 10 degrees??
    And if so is the Z20let ok to run around the 90 degree mark?

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    Me is running 9-litre front mount.


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    I should of said i run this and have no issues with temps. Although i do need some nice new gauges.

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    Is that a standard one or upgrade?
    Love that front bottom grill btw, where do i get one from?

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    Its a 9litre M-tech Front Mount intercooler. Was fitted when i bought it. I assume its an upgrade tbh.

    The lower grill unless you have a Corsa C then your shit out of luck :thumbs:

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    to answer ur question no you do not have to have a larger intercooler with the vxr turbo. But the oe z20let one is shit so worth upgrading anyway. Are u talking about oil or water temp at 80 degrees?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tim1547 View Post
    to answer ur question no you do not have to have a larger intercooler with the vxr turbo. But the oe z20let one is shit so worth upgrading anyway. Are u talking about oil or water temp at 80 degrees?
    Oil temp at 80 degrees. The standard display.

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    Thats water temp not oil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SRI-T Keithy View Post
    Thats water temp not oil.
    Where I was going with this....
    Astra coupe turbo 280bhp-sold
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