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Originally Posted by kellcats521 View Post
It is really difficult to make interpretations on intercoolers while on the dyno. Even with a fan/icepacks/etc., it really doesn't translate to moving air thru the unit at high speed. Inlet/outlet temp sensors and a track is really the place to evaluate different I/C's.

But, as with most of the 'stuff' sold to us by the Porsche aftermarket, we only get the "I'm the expert and I know this works, so pay me for it" sales pitch. Having spent most of my car-related life working on other brands, it is really suprising to me that folks buy off on this. It would not work in the mainstream aftermarket arena....

Pat K
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Agreed.

My original point was to take away the subjective statements as much as possible when considering parts as expensive and complex as these. Inlet/outlet temps, pressure drops, HP and torque are some of the values that can be compared. Again, the best (or most reasonable) place to measure these things, is on a dyno. Shroud or duct or whatever, just measure apples to apples so reasonable comparisons can be made.
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