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      03-03-2016, 03:59 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by E92 420 View Post
Iv had 2 intercoolers my first was the active Autowerk sport FMIC the company has a good rep, it has a high density core, the build quality and finish were lovely but man it was terrible at cooling. Typical temps in a WOT pull from 3rd to 5th were 145 -160f so I ditched it in favour of a CX racing FMIC which is a cheap China option with a low density fin pack and seriously in the same ambient temps on the same set up and tune after Multiple WOT pulls my IAT's now never rise above 110F and my WGDC are slightly lower. So how does that work???
I think you either got a defective AA intercooler or something went wrong with the install

A big intercooler with low fin density might lower IAT based on size alone but pressure drop will suffer