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      11-22-2011, 09:48 PM   #8
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Drives: 01 M Coupe, 08 135i, '12 328i
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Originally Posted by Shrek24 View Post
Hey everyone! Just joined after finding this thread while looking for an intercooler for my wife's 335D. She hit a Racoon a couple of weeks ago and did quite a bit of damage. The body shop called this morning and said 3 to 4 weeks for the intercooler from Germany. I found the only one in the country and it's on it's way from CA today.

Any idea if the old punctured one could be re-cored and saved for a spare? I'll keep the old one just in case.
Here's a photo of the new one before the parts guy boxed it up.


Wow. From what I can tell there's a different part number for the D, but looking at your replacement, you should try a used one from a gas car before spending big buxx on that new one. Every shop that installs intercoolers will have stock coolers banging around. Try calling one of our installers (check this list: near you and see if they have a stocker for you to borrow.