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B5 S4 FMIC + Rad being done this week

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by AndyC, May 8, 2011.

  1. AndyC

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    Hey guys.

    Thought I would pop up the latest project for the S4

    Just gone to Pace for kit development:

    FMIC
    Radiator
    Gear oil cooler

    not sure yet how its going to be done, however its going to be a high quality core with and well made.

    our previous testing with Pace intercoolers on the Renault range has proved time after time that Pace intercoolers are excellent and have exceeded other manufactures that are well known.

    The pricing is yet to be decided, but its going to be competitive with consideration to the quality.

    Pics when I have them.

    if anyone is interested themselves let me know

    andy
     
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  3. Nez

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    when you get it please do post some pictures....
     
  4. AndyC

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    should be end of next week....
     
  5. Nez

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    Cool thx :)
     
  6. dest

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    Will the fmic be a similar design to the 2 in, 2 out CX racing one, or their newer 2 in, 1 out?
     
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    Their intercoolers are very god generally. My track Escort has one of the very first full wicth intercoolers they made and despit ebeing a pre production example it's excellent and more than delivers what it needs to
     
  8. Blue_Thunder

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    What are you going to do for an oil cooler? Will your radiator use the OEM heat exchanger or will you be going with an off the shelf dedicated unit?
     
  9. AndyC

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    I will let you know when I have spoken to Pace later
     
  10. AndyC

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    some tasters..

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    core sizing......
     
  11. jamie226bhp

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    Dont think you'll have much of the metal left behind the bumper by the time you've fitted that lol
     
  12. AndyC

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    it will indeed be modded....... but the core size of the side mounts is poor in comparison....

    Pace have done ALOT of testing
     
  13. jamie226bhp

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    I know I had to cut almost all of mine out to just the flat section in the middle to get mine fitted but like u say the standard one is ****
     
  14. aragorn

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    It looks a bit small to me. Myabe its just perspective and scale, but people put coolers that size on 1.8T's...

    The CX Racing twin pass cooler that lots of people use looks both taller and thicker.
     
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    I thought it was on a 1.8 t as it doesn't look that much bigger than mine but then again pace cores are meant to be really good
     
  16. AndyC

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    they make them in house as well, which is rare
     
  17. AndyC

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    nommy!

    Whats the boost sensor from?
     
  19. AndyC

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    stock one
     
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    ah fair enough, thaught the stock one was held in with a jubilee clip!
     
  21. AndyC

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    I havnt seen the car, but I havnt changed it and I doubt they have?!?!?
     
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    You're both right! It is the stock sensor, and it does attach to a stock TBB with a jubilee clip.

    However, on an APR bipipe like mine, or a fancy custom jobbie like Andy's, you are able to use the holes in the sensor to fit some bolts through. Guess it's probably a generic MAP sensor that is used in other applications which have it screwed in place. The fitment on a stock S4 was a bit of a bodge job by Audi!
     
  24. AndyC

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    This is part of the kit they will be suppling for the FMIC, complete replacement pipe run etc.
     
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    looking tasty!
     
  27. AndyC

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    the idea being that all the OE fittings and sensors and PAS cooler etc are retained (bar the fan of course)

    easy to fit as well, with as little cutting as possible..
     
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    got it back!! ------ looks really good..... :)
     
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    The kit is available in three parts..:

    Intercooler and Fan kit

    Pipework

    Inlet Plenum
     
  30. AndyC

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    The core is important as its the strengthened type that is extruded and has internal section that stops the cores ballooning
     
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    Very tidy, looks brilliant :drool:
     
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    how much..?

    looks a zillion times better than the CXracing/JHM/MRC cooler, if not a little bit smaller
     
  34. AndyC

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    IIRC

    Cooler and Fan assembly £455
    Pipework £295
    Inlet Plenum £60

    this means you can do your own pipes if you want
     
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    That looks a really nice set up with some nice touches. how much bumper cutting is required to fit this kit?
     
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    Very little bumper cutting is required
     
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    hi andy do you know the bore of the pipe work used ?

    cheers
     
  38. JS4

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    That looks superb, If you don't mind, how much was it including fitting?
     
  39. AndyC

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    Prices are

    £455 for the IC and Fan assembly
    £295 for the Pipe runs
    £60 for the inlet plenum

    fitting I dont know as it was the development car.

    I expect it takes about 4 hrs

    Andy
     
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    hi andy do you know the bore of the pipe work used ?

    cheers
     
  41. AndyC

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    tbh I dont, but I know it was supposed to be larger in x section than the original pipes
     
  42. AndyC

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    After a few months with this the temps are much faster to drop after heat soak. It's also lower than stock. I will put up the details next week.

    However I am delighted twith the kit
     

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