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vt3ccrx Aug 2, 2011

  1. vt3ccrx

    vt3ccrx Member

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    I wondered if anyone can help in regards to an intercooler upgrade. (Mine is the 190 with twin intercooler)

    I would like to upgrade to as big as possible without having to make any modifications to the bumper/supports etc.
    I understand there's not much of a gap between rad and bumper so I'm guessing around a 50mm max thickness??

    I want to keep the FMIC sat behind the bumper grills but a nice snug fit.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    if you dont want to mod the bumper etc stay with what you got
    7do you want it for show or for extra power
    if power what are you running ?
     
  3. vt3ccrx

    vt3ccrx Member

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    Just for show mate, it's crash/damaged and the O/S intercooler is mangled and that's the only reason I was going to change this to be honest.
    What work is required for fitment of a FMIC?
     
  4. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    east to fit if its for show look on the bay
    theres a few options
    small amount of trimming the bumper on the inside
    unless u use custom pipewort you will lose the fogs
     
  5. vt3ccrx

    vt3ccrx Member

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    Aaaaaa, I've got damaged air con pipes so I might just remove the air con and air con rad completely which should (potentially) save me from doing any trimming :D
     
  6. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    vt3ccrx Member

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    Hmmmmmm I'm losing the will to live! Think this crash/damaged project is going to end up costing me the price of a straight one! I need most front end parts and getting hold of the parts are seemingly a nightmare! I managed to get an original O/S intercooler delivered for £108 so that will do for now...bigger things to worry about :/
     
  8. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    What Audi did you buy and maybe a few of us might come across something you need.
     
  9. vt3ccrx

    vt3ccrx Member

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    04 Audi A4 B6 1.8T 190bhp S-line Quattro ........... I'm sorry for the question I am about to ask as I am sure it has been asked a million times before but I cannot find the answer!!! ..... Is there a B7 facelift conversion or guide kicking about as seemingly the B6 front ends are more expensive!
     
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    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    B7 front end??
     
  12. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Have a read of this to see what's involved.

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a4-a4-...done-my-b7-complete-front-end-conversion.html

    I'd run a mile from a car which was repaired and didn't have the aircon fitted myself.
     
  13. vt3ccrx

    vt3ccrx Member

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    Suppose that can be sorted at a later date when I decide to sell it to someone who it may matter to, when the prices have dropped haha! May aswell cut the aircon belt for now :D

    I'm not too sure of my thoughts on the B7 front end and it may become a pig to sell to an average person :/
     

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