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      02-03-2010, 08:20 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by spdu4ea View Post
updated info on Helix (and temp reduction for AMS):

Note that the temp reduction % is flawed in that I didn't record the boost level & ambient temps. At/near stock boost and in low temps, the stock IC won't do poorly so ICs tested at higher boosts might appear to do better.
Not that I don't appreciate it, but the temperature reduction is not even remotely accurate. I tested long gear pulls on the AA and had an average reduction of 38F and you are saying 16%??? Second, percentage drop is not a good measure at all of intercooler efficiency. You should be logging absolute temperature drop or temperature above ambient. You should also refuse to use data that is not standardized, i.e. long gear pulls.