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aftermarket intercooler

By Todd Schafer on January 25, 2014

Installing an aftermarket intercooler can substantially increase the performance of the engine by 5% to 10% with a reduction in temperature levels of about 35 degrees to 40 degree centigrade.  Though after an aggressive drive the intercooler might face issues of heating up.  A basic tip of tuner activity in this sphere is that the larger the size of the intercooler the longer it can avoid soaking up heat on the engine and getting too hot.  Many companies make quality aftermarket intercoolers including AEM, APR, Agency Power, Alta Performance, Evolution Motorsports, HKS, Injen and Perrin.

This brief guide is only a vanilla version, not specifying any particular model car or intercooler.  Your actual install will probably be somewhat different.  It is intended to give you a idea of what you will be required to do if you decide to take on this upgrade.

To install a front mount [...]

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