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      10-02-2016, 02:51 PM   #221
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Sweet! It's a pretty easy install if your not xdrive.
So lol, if you have an xdrive, how difficult is it?
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      10-02-2016, 02:56 PM   #222
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So lol, if you have an xdrive, how difficult is it?
Lol no idea, I've just heard about all the horror stories from xdrive guys. I never really put too much credit towards the claims until I heard it from a buddy who has an xdrive who's done work on rwd cars and said it's a night and day difference.
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      10-02-2016, 11:16 PM   #223
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Lol no idea, I've just heard about all the horror stories from xdrive guys. I never really put too much credit towards the claims until I heard it from a buddy who has an xdrive who's done work on rwd cars and said it's a night and day difference.
We'll then, I suppose I'm in for a treat then!.....shit baby hell.
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      10-03-2016, 08:50 AM   #224
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Some measurements of Stock

10 fins is 28 mm
Fin height is 7.1mm

If someone has the Ebay intercooler still off their car and take measurements that would be awesome otherwise it's gonna take me a while to make the time to do it on my car.
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      10-03-2016, 02:36 PM   #225
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No fancy calipers here, just old school ruler, but my ebay "yellowspeed" intercooler measured:

10 fins = ~46mm
Fin height = ~10mm
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      10-03-2016, 02:56 PM   #226
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I like this game. Here's the new VRSF HD fin pack featured on the 5" stepped and race intercooler we offer. 10 fins in 26mm, almost double the fin density as the ebay unit and quite a few more than the OEM.



http://www.vr-speed.com/vrsf-interco...i-n20-n55.html
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That VRSF does look nice and tight. How tall are those fins?
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      10-03-2016, 03:09 PM   #228
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10mm tall, although height isn't as important as density.
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I like this game. Here's the new VRSF HD fin pack featured on the 5" stepped and race intercooler we offer. 10 fins in 26mm, almost double the fin density as the ebay unit and quite a few more than the OEM.



http://www.vr-speed.com/vrsf-interco...i-n20-n55.html
That's a high density core ... All you have to do now is send us that pallet so we can start testing it and posting numbers
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10mm tall, although height isn't as important as density.
Tiago@VRSF You guys need to update your website to reflect your F30 Intercooler offerings.
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Looks like the Rev9 version (what I have) has 8 fins per 26mm. I stuck a 26 mm wide piece of flat stock through the grill to compare on the quick
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Looks like the Rev9 version (what I have) has 8 fins per 26mm. I stuck a 26 mm wide piece of flat stock through the grill to compare on the quick
Take a picture and measure with a caliper. We had one of those in our shop and the fin density wasn't anywhere near that
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Take a picture and measure with a caliper. We had one of those in our shop and the fin density wasn't anywhere near that
Best I can do.
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If we're counting individual fins (picture a V shape like the OEM) you're at 10 way after that 30mm ruler. Looks like you're counting differently than we are. You're closer to 40mm at 10 fins.

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Interesting stuff. Thanks Tiago.
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Who is going to start the Ebay downpipe thread???
Old news.
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      10-06-2016, 09:38 PM   #237
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All good stuff but we need a head-to-head performance measurement. With identical measurements.
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Finally 'bout to install this thing.
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Stock IC peaked around 141 IAT, new one peaked at 102:
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Stock IC peaked around 141 IAT, new one peaked at 102:
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Stock IC peaked around 141 IAT, new one peaked at 102:
Your pulls are too short .. You need to start at 2500 RPM till redline for 2 gears consecutive.
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There is seriously no pleasing this guy. Dear God...
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