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Old 01-26-2013, 12:12 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm missing the deflector behind the driver side nostril, the one that feeds the oil cooler, leaving the couplings exposed. We don't load it to where it makes a difference in the gauges. If you get to where you don't need at least the driver side nostril deflector, think of me as a prospective buyer for it.

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Same one I'm missing
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:41 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Same one I'm missing


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Old 01-26-2013, 12:58 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I'd say figure out a way to keep air directed to the stack even if you place the innercooler there. 150* air is probably better than none at all considering the ECT and EOT is ~200*
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An intercooler needs LOTS of cross-sectional airflow, and the nostrils don't qualify. The idea is to transfer heat OUT of the compressed air before it goes into the engine to increase the density (& therefore mass) of the air charge. Heat transfer is driven by temperature difference, and there isn't much between ambient & 15psi compressed air (or even 80psi). So that's why it takes extra-high flow of outside air to have enough effect to counteract the cost, weight, & complexity of an intercooler.

If you're not gonna have a LOT of air moving through it, you might as well skip it.
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