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      08-15-2011, 09:38 PM   #419
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has anyone actually dynod a before and after of one of these??
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      08-15-2011, 10:43 PM   #420
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has anyone actually dynod a before and after of one of these??
Yes, but your gonna have to spend some time searching and reading through several different threads. Do a search in this section for "FMIC" or "intercooler" and you will come up with several posts by different people installing different intercoolers i.e. cxracing, bigtom, etc. You'll have to skim through the pages, but there are several dyno's done with several different intercoolers. If you really want to see the numbers, your gonna have to search for them!! It would be nice if all the dyno results were in one post, but unfortunately, that's not the case. Happy hunting!!!
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      10-19-2011, 04:36 PM   #421
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I found this listed by CXRacing on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CXRacing-FMI...ht_4323wt_1110

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CXRacing FMIC Universal Turbo 24"x12"x4" BMW E90 E91 E92 Intercooler

Turbo Universal Intercooler

Works for Many V-Mount Applications
And BMW E90 E91 E92

Overall Size: 24"x12"x4", 2.5" Inlet & outlet

Core Size: 18"x12"x4"

Highlights:
Overall Length:24", Core Length:18", Height:12", Thickness:4", Inlet&Outlet:2.5"
Material:100% Aluminum, Bar and Plate Design, Polished
Construction: Machine Cut and Stamped, Hand Welded
Net Weight:18lbs
Works for: Many cars
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      10-19-2011, 04:41 PM   #422
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FYI...I bought the Godspeed IC for 140 shipped to me!! It's over on RX7club.com in the groupbuys from Fat Boy Garage.
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      10-19-2011, 06:25 PM   #423
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FYI...I bought the Godspeed IC for 140 shipped to me!! It's over on RX7club.com in the groupbuys from Fat Boy Garage.
damn! link please?
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      10-19-2011, 06:46 PM   #424
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why not?

http://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?t=962864
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      10-19-2011, 09:16 PM   #425
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FYI...I bought the Godspeed IC for 140 shipped to me!! It's over on RX7club.com in the groupbuys from Fat Boy Garage.
I've seen that thread before. Was scared to take the plunge with them.
Do update us with pics once you receive it if you don't mind.
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      10-19-2011, 09:33 PM   #426
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It's received and installed man. 100% legit.
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      10-19-2011, 09:36 PM   #427
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It's received and installed man. 100% legit.
Awesome! Pics? What are your impressions? Feel any noticeable difference?
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      10-19-2011, 09:52 PM   #428
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Um....hard to say really, I mean yes, but I am always cautious to claim stuff.

I am FBO with meth now...I sent logs into Terry and he says it looks like it's doing its job.

Is it the best IC? Doubt it, but I would say it's probably the best for your buck IC.
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      10-19-2011, 09:55 PM   #429
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Um....hard to say really, I mean yes, but I am always cautious to claim stuff.

I am FBO with meth now...I sent logs into Terry and he says it looks like it's doing its job.

Is it the best IC? Doubt it, but I would say it's probably the best for your buck IC.
Yeah I agree. I think being in Tucson summer heat I could benefit from it.
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      10-19-2011, 10:01 PM   #430
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It's received and installed man. 100% legit.
How easy is the install? does it come with everything you need to install? This will complete my fbo.

macht schnell downpipes, eas dci, jb4, ww meth kit, and possibly this fmic.
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      10-19-2011, 10:04 PM   #431
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No follow the other threads, like Big TOM, CXRacing etc.
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      10-19-2011, 10:07 PM   #432
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No follow the other threads, like Big TOM, CXRacing etc.
did you weld L brackets on or go brute force with zip-ties?
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      10-19-2011, 10:19 PM   #433
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lets call it zipties temporarily...I mean you could zip tie it and drive it to a welding shop.
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      10-19-2011, 10:37 PM   #434
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lets call it zipties temporarily...I mean you could zip tie it and drive it to a welding shop.
With the bumper off? Lol That would be quite a sight. Guess could remove bumper at shop but be a bit of a PITA.
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      10-19-2011, 10:42 PM   #435
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Ya well...youd get attention!!! I drove a car I built a turbo for with hood, headlights, and front bumper removed 15miles to the fab shop.
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      10-30-2011, 09:26 PM   #436
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There is alot different between radiators and intercourse, is it not obvious? Where was your mind when you typed that?
Yeah, I saw that too
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      10-31-2011, 01:58 AM   #437
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I have been running my CX intercooler for about 5-6 months. Working great, no air leaks at all. Will have to check my connections and clamps soon just to make sure everything is ok
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      11-11-2011, 01:50 PM   #438
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THIS IS GREAT!

Just read through the whole thread!

I have BMW Warrenty... i know fitment of an Aftermarket intercooler will void, but if i return it to stock before going in, would they really void me just because of a cut/modified shroud?
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THIS IS GREAT!

Just read through the whole thread!

I have BMW Warrenty... i know fitment of an Aftermarket intercooler will void, but if i return it to stock before going in, would they really void me just because of a cut/modified shroud?
They wont know your shroud is cut unless they remove your bumper.
I wouldn't recommend taking the IC off before taking it in unless you have a major problem with your car.
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They wont know your shroud is cut unless they remove your bumper.
I wouldn't recommend taking the IC off before taking it in unless you have a major problem with your car.

If I go in for a service, would they inspect possibly void my warranty?
And I could they void my warranty if my shroud is cut yet the intercooler is stock?
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