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    Astra H 1.7CDTi intercooler & turbo mod!

    Hello everyone!

    I have looked all over forums and literally everywhere to see if anyone has fitted an intercooler to the 1.7 derv. Does anyone know how to do this and what sort of gains I can expect? I'm aware that it is slightly different than petrol engines of course but any help or suggestions would be appreciated. I am also looking for a bigger turbo upgrade before I get the car re remapped.

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    does the 1.7 cdti not come with an intercooler?
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    Not with a front mount intercooler. I know it has the radiator on the front.

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    My 1.7 CDTi 100 has an FMIC as standard, its mounted vertically up the passenger side of the radiator, it's not a very big one mind.

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    Yh that one needs replacing and a bigger unit put in!

    I've found a way to do it now! Thanks guys

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    What did you go for?

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    Forge universal front mount intercooler I've gone for. They go for around 180£. Then a mate of mine done all the pipe work. No longer then 2/3 hours.

    There are some cheaper units on eBay like Toyosports etc but I recommend getting the Forge!

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    you found any gains or a loss from it? map tweek maybe to make a better difference?

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    I've found that it's way quicker then before! No remap as to yet but looking to that at the end of the month.

    I think it also has to do with the 3" decat stainless steel exhaust system on it. Turbo spools better tho but whistles loud when taking foot of the gas or changing gears.

    Mod worth doing mate!

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    Could you put a picture up as I'm interested in doing this mod and would like to see how you did it. Also do you have air con?

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