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      02-03-2009, 05:47 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by scheherazade View Post
I dig it.

I wonder, why does no one round / wedge the fronts of the bars to try to ram-air more flow into the fins?

you would need to see a cross section to have it make sense but the bar and plate core is just that...a Bar and plate square section with channels to route air. I will try and find you a nice cross section here soon to show what I mean.

Some JDM companies do exactly what you are speaking of but they are a tube and fin core that can't carry as much air.

To give you an idea most factory cores (N54 included) are tube and fine based. its a much cheaper core to manufacture.

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