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The first intercooler that I built for my car fit under a Carrera style tail. It was a side to side design that was about 6" wide not 8" like above. The pressure loss was 4.5 psi. That was too much for me. The motor has to work that much harder if you want to keep the same boost level as no intercooler. So I bought a big base Carrera style tail and built a bigger front to back intercooler. Now I have less than .5 psi pressure drop.
I never knew this was the case, so many cars i see run the 'side to side' style, I had no idea you could loose that much boost, 4.5 is a huge drop!
'89 911 M491+Turbo
'89 944 Turbo
'88 928S4
'18 C63S Coupe
Old 08-16-2008, 06:11 AM
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