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People keep asking so I'll release some little tid bits.

These renderings are preliminary, as I need to add a lot more details like the blow off valve, wire harness mounts and mounting brackets, etc.
So far, you will see the piping is very short route. I am only increasing pipe distance versus stock by about 25%.

Confirmed details are as follows:

Intercooler core will be bar & plate type with minimal psi pressure drop and good for 500hp
Intercooler end tanks are CAD designed for optimum airflow characteristics and will be cast aluminum
2.25" piping to keep spool and throttle response as close to stock as possible (minimize turbo-lag) - 2.5" pipes for people running bigger turbos will be a future option
Pipes will be finished with our signature black wrinkle powdercoat
Outlet end tank will have a incorporated spot for the boost pressure sensor
For those who already have our Res Delete Pipe, this kit will bolt up right to it (it's in the renderings)

Currently, to get all of this to fit, we have to trim 3 small pieces from some of the plastic paneling in the car. I will post pics of that later when the prototype is finished.

I am working on a replacement tray for under the core and bumper, as the stock piece will not work with the core there without modification. Depending on the cost to make this, I am going to try to have it included in the kit.

I do not have a price nailed down yet, but the goal is a complete bolt-on kit with blow off valve and all the fine details for less than $500. It's going to be hard, but I'm going to try.

Now for some pictures. I will add more to this thread as things develop.







And a sneak peak what what I mean by tuned end tank:



 

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Very nice man! Anyway we could ask for the pipe to be polished? I am up for one for sure!
 

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Been waiting forever for this 6th, make it happen!
 

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How much does the under tray interfere? Can it be dropped down with some spacers and longer nylon rivets?
 

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I like the looks.. black intercooler would be cool.. but don't mind one way or another.. I love the price point you are trying to hit.. if you can make it happen you will have a winner.

Gold and Or red would be sweet
 

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I care! Lol I love the polished look for the pipes in the engine bay along with the polished i.c. I think the black i.c on a dark car looks good though
 

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I do like polished pipes but I think where I live anyways, it would be hard to keep them having that nice polished look. Expecially the hot pipe, the salt will eat away at it all winter. Black keeps it looking like stock/stealth looking.... and easy to keep clean.
 

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How much does the under tray interfere? Can it be dropped down with some spacers and longer nylon rivets?
When the prototype is finished and installed, i'll post pictures of exactly how it can't work. I will be designing any fix i can in the meantime though it's not a lost cause yet.
 

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i wonder how cost effective maybe an alluminum replacement with maybe taller standoffs or something would work... but thats just being said as i dont know how the stock one doesnt actually work
 

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Things are slowly progressing. I will be submitting final drawings and CAD models to the casting company next week and then it's a 6-8 week wait for my first article of inspection :(
Investment casting tooling for the molds take a good while, and it doesn't help when your casting company has a decent workload from their other customers already.

Patience is something I hope everyone will continue to have. I want to bring an exceptional product to you guys, and it will take a little time. Hang in there please and I promise you'll have the best FMIC kit to ever be released for this platform :)
 

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he's got a few things going at once so im sure everything is making alittle bit of progress each day, instead of one thing making alot of progress and nothing else moving along.
 

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Dang that's kinda high. When it's 60-70 here my Temps will sit around 80-85.

I also pulled my i.c out and did a acid wash with it and that helped a little
 

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If you need other test cars ;) I'm only like a state a way lol. I'm really looking forward to this!
 

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I forget that he is that close.

You need another tester? I'm moving at the end of June and have several days scheduled off. I can easily fit a road tip in on my days off. You let me know.
 
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