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Offline JoshB

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Cheap Intercooler
« on: October 04, 2021, 10:14:12 am »
I wasn’t planning on adding an intercooler to my Golf, but there’s a double discount on these at the minute. Just paid £168.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ALUMINIUM-ALLOY-FRONT-MOUNT-INTERCOOLER-FMIC-FOR-VW-GOLF-MK5-MK6-GTI-R-04-13-/392343901322?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=710-127635-2958-0

I think the codes run out the 6th.
Getting too old for this...

Offline JoshB

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Re: Cheap Intercooler
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2021, 11:39:18 am »
Cheap and cheerful!



Bit rough on the outlet.


Nice and “round” inlet.


Not sure whether to send it back...
Getting too old for this...

Offline Jb55

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Re: Cheap Intercooler
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2021, 02:10:33 pm »
That’s rough I’d be sending it back for sure

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Re: Cheap Intercooler
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2021, 07:07:26 pm »
I find it impressive that they went to the trouble to fabricated the end tanks - but if they were happy to leave the opening that ragged - what else have they left internally?

Nice offer/find - but I would also send it back too

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Re: Cheap Intercooler
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2021, 03:34:32 pm »
Oh dear.  The end tank design is just as bad as the appalling fit and finish!  The OEM intercooler would work better than that thing.  Send it back!


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