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    jbi intercooler

    any1 fitted 1 of these??iam in process and it aint easy,is it possibble to move radiator back a bit as this would make it easier????as the brackets that bolt to crossmember hit radiator,not to mention the tight fit of pipework espec 1 with maf sensor,dammm

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    I thought you had to move the radiator back to fit the jbi set up?

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    thats wat im asking as iv read sum posts wer guys fitted to gsi with no mention of moving rad????????i think i def av to trim battery tray but if i have to move rad back how do i do it????i aint no mechanic

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    the bottom just moves out, youll see a second hole behind where its located atm, then the top im not sure how others did it, i just drilled two 8mil sockets out and used them as spacers to move the top brackets out

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    neva moved my rad bk didnt need to. had to chop corner off the battery tray bout half inch ish, and hacked some of the fog light bracket thingy. thats with 63mm kit and a on a gsi.
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    its the 63 twin fan kit i got,yeah def need trim batt tray but 1 of the brackets seems to be pushin against aircon rad on left side???

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    just been out and had a look at mine. your rite mine rubs slighty to , neva noticed it before lol well its been ok for the last 6 months. think im gonna just slide bit of sliced silicone pipe between it stop it rubbin.
    well spotted
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    chers mate if its caused u no probs then a a jus do same,fank **** means don av to move rad,jus slice batt tray,job done

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    I got the uprated rad from JBI & the fmic kit and it all fits, bit tight but it fits.
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    i got the 63 twin fan 1 on mine its bout a month old and now leakin from somewhere, but it was easy 2 fit and i didnt move the rad, but did cut the fog light bracket and the grill out! thats on a coupe! and also is rubbin abit on the drivers side on the aircon rad!

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