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Muzzy
02-16-2004, 10:50 PM
well here it is :naughtyd: but...is it mounted high enough??



and as for those shitty rusty welds...dont ask... it was like that when i go it. :rl:

meme
02-16-2004, 11:36 PM
looks good to me. my core is at the same hieght as the frame of the car(right below the radiator).

adey
02-17-2004, 01:44 AM
That looks WAY too low to me!! Considering I ALWAYS hit/scrape my T/C rod brackets on speed bumps and curbs and trash, I am sure I'd rip the IC off on day one if it were on my car. I say move it up at LEAST an inch or preferrably 2-3" if possible. the IC being that low will also mean you'd catch a lot of rocks that get flung up on the freeway and stuff, meaning a damaged/ugly IC in no time. xp

edit: also, a small impact in the front may send your bumper (support) into the IC... mounting it so that it's more parallel to the radiator (and closer to the rad.) might give your IC a little bit more protection in a minor front end collision. Looking at the other pics, I'd also make sure the bottom of the IC sits HIGHER than the tow hooks... that really looks dangerously low to me.

Muzzy
02-17-2004, 12:22 PM
..i never scrape mine...

Siizzzoooo
02-17-2004, 01:00 PM
it would be alot easier if you just removed the front impact bar all together

twitchy
02-17-2004, 01:36 PM
i dont mean to hijack Muzzys thread but can someone explain to me physically how one of those works? Whats air to air and liquid to air and all that mean when dealing with intercoolers...My last car had a turbocharger although I dont think it had an intercooler...thanks

black s13
02-17-2004, 01:50 PM
completely jacked... search.

i would say just remove the impact bar to move the whole thing up, but i have a feeling you want to live...

Muzzy
02-17-2004, 04:00 PM
thats correct black s13 im 19...i got years to live



damn canadian hijackers!! :rl: lol

meme
02-17-2004, 09:38 PM
i dont mean to hijack Muzzys thread but can someone explain to me physically how one of those works? Whats air to air and liquid to air and all that mean when dealing with intercoolers...My last car had a turbocharger although I dont think it had an intercooler...thanks

air to air intercooler means you use air to cool it. like the greddy,hks,blitz intercooler kits.

liquid to air uses liquid to cool it. liquid goes through the fins to cool it instead of air from above. you will need a water pump and a tank or heat exchanger depends on the way you want to go. can't explain more. i like liquid to air, but the FMIC just looks so mean with out popping the hood.

black s13
02-17-2004, 09:56 PM
supporting canadian hijackers... tisk tisk.

Muzzy- do you have an SR or KA-T?

Siizzzoooo
02-18-2004, 12:40 AM
lol, just dont hit anything and you'll be fine...

thats what im hoping for atleast...lol

Muzzy
02-18-2004, 12:42 AM
:w00t: :naughty: :rawk: :rawk: :boink: :boink: :naughty: :w00t: SR powa!! :w00t: :naughty: :rawk: :rawk: :boink: :boink: :naughty: :w00t: