Grimmspeed Top Mount Intercooler Black WRX 2002-2007 / STI 2004-2017 / Forester XT 2004-2007
So, you probably already know that you want an intercooler with maximum cooling and minimum restriction, but when it comes to selecting the right ‘man for the job’, we think it’s important to understand why. As air is pressurized by your turbo, it heats up, not because of the heat of the turbocharger, but because when they’re compressed, the atoms in the air are forced closer together and as a result, move faster and have more energy. That energy manifests itself as heat. The more heat we can remove from the system, the denser the air becomes and that’s what helps eliminate pre-detonation, or ‘knock’, allowing for increased output from your system. Your OEM TMIC does just fine at stock boost under normal use, but as soon as you start putting some real heat into it with higher boost or harder use, it heat-soaks beyond recovery.
- Thermal Dispersant Coating Black
- Smooth End Tank Internal Contours - Designed for maximum flow
- Machined Throttle Body Connection - Tight, leak and trouble-free seal
- Machined Flange Faces and Internal Bores - Maximum pressure-tightness and unrestricted flow
- Permanent Mold End Tank Tooling and Casting - Allows much tighter tolerances and higher strength
- Stainless Steel Threaded Inserts - Prevent cross-threading or damaged threads
- High-Density, High-Flow Core - Optimizes heat transfer and minimizes flow restriction for turbo Subarus
- Cleaned, Inspected and Sealed Prior to Shipping - Prevent Motor Damage Due To Foreign Matter
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