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Upgrading my stock intercooler in my 2.5t, help?

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Old 11-17-2009, 09:11 AM
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I've been looking into upgrading my stock intercooler to something a little more heavy duty. I took it to a local shop that makes many custom performance parts including intercoolers. For about 1500 $ they could make me something to fit my car. Only problem is I don't have that kind of money to put into something like that.

Instead, I'd rather find a performance intercooler from somewhere else for cheaper. I hear that some people get there's from http://www.phuzzymotorsports.com but I'm not exactly sure what would fit my car. Any suggestions on the install as well, any parts or things I should know before doing this?

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i know matt personally, that unit is EXCELLENT and should fit with simple modification.

I would shoot him an email.
 
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:59 PM
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I got an email back from him saying this:

"I was hoping to eventually develop a kit for the S80 as there
is not one currently on the market. The Yonaka Type 10 core that I sell
is probably the core that would be used for the application, but
unfortunately there is no piping available yet, so it would need to be a
custom job."

Does that sounds correct, I've had no major mechanical experience and I have to do the install my self due to money restraints.
 
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Not to judge, but do you think it's wise to invest money in an upgraded turbo if you don't have the cash for it, or have "money restraints"? I know everyone has their priorities of what to spend their extra money on, but sometimes grounding oneself every once in a while is a great idea.
 
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