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Freezermobile?

Toxik-Signal Apr 12, 2007

  1. Just had a crazy idea - has anyone played around with refridgeration elements (like what you get in freezers) for air cooling? (Perhaps hook it up to your intercooler?) or am I just mad :cold:
     
  2. SamDude

    SamDude Active Member

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    You never heard of Air Conditioning?
     
  3. lol yes I've heard of aircon, that's for cooling us down though, what about something to keep the intercooler cooler :)
     
  4. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    Yep.Best thing is to get a big intercooler.
    Im going to be taking my FMIC off soon as im selling the car,if your interested let me no and we can meet up so you can have a look.Im also in Notts
     
  5. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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  6. PlebbyChris

    PlebbyChris Complete Pleb

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    Trouble is that the engine creates so much heat that a refrigeration element would be of very little benefit. It'd be like leaving the fridge door open and expecting it to cool the kitchen down.

    The CryO2 seems like a good idea for racing purposes (if you can tolerate the weight of another compressed gas cylinder in the boot) but would need refilling quite regularly I should think if being used to cool the intercooler. Think liquid CO2 would be better for just trying to cool the air intake.

    If anyone wants to try a custom build on their car and is looking for bits then let me know, my brother's a refrigeration engineer and he can always use the sales ;)
     
  7. Looks like I'm not mad afterall then, what great ideas I have :icon_thumright:
     
  8. PlebbyChris

    PlebbyChris Complete Pleb

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    You'll have to come up with something crazier next time then.

    How about solar powered superchargers?
     

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