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universal intercoolers

s3clarke Jul 2, 2012

  1. s3clarke

    s3clarke Money grabbing s3!

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    anybody used 'universal intercoolers' (found on ebay) for a FMIC on the s3's? I have a bam coded engine, and my planned mods are only minimal, ( b5 tip, forge dv, stage 1 remap, decat etc) are they any good?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Customboy

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    The toyosport ones are good I'm running a forge one now but have bought the toyosport one on eBay for only £87 for my ko4 conversion, and will get my own pipework made up, if u search for wellycooler on here it will help u greatly mate
     
  3. Customboy

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  4. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Most of us on here now use the Toyosports Type B intercooler core with custom made pipe runs. the core we use is 600x300x76 with 76mm end connections.

    Pipes are usually bought from Mr. Silicone on ebay (ash performance) and cost around £100 for all the pipes needed.

    the whole lot for an S3 should come in under £200
     
  5. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    Stickies! (ffs! ;P)

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  6. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    LOLYou took your time ;) Spent a good hour or 2 reading all the FMIC stickies lastnight and AH FAB V2 is so the way forward as it requires the least amount of work IIRC
     
  7. Jpd89

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    So is the toyosport type B intercooler much better than the standard s3 set up? Looking at getting a fmic sorted soon and stumbled across this thread!
     
  8. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    Std S3 setup isn't much cop for anything above std... stage 1 level of tune sends IATs rocketing towards 70degs with little chance of recovery in between... see the thread in the stickies (yes, I keep saying it as the info is there...) as there are pros and cons fitment wise on universal coolers..

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  9. Jpd89

    Jpd89 Member

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    Cheers Tuffty, will head over there now!
     
  10. s3clarke

    s3clarke Money grabbing s3!

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    3" UNIVERSAL INTERCOOLER TYPE B 600x300x76MM PIPING KIT | eBay

    i found this, which is the talked about intercooler, can somebody drop the link in here for the ash performance/ mr silcone hoses that are needed?

    thanks, i have had a look in the stickies before i dropped this in, i was just seeing what they was like. i will go for the toyosports version though now. cheers boys
     
  11. s3clarke

    s3clarke Money grabbing s3!

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    dont worry i looked further down the stickies and found out which pipes i need, and were to source them etc, my bad :)
     
  12. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    read the FMIC sticky thread dude, there are several options on pipework, all with pics posted of how they fit / look.

    Read the thread, and make up your mind how you want to do it, then buy those bits
     

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