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0000_a4
06-11-2007, 08:28 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/98-99-00-01-AUDI-A4-1-8T-FMIC-INTERCOOLER-KIT-COMPLETE_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ50454QQihZ011Q QitemZ320123934860QQrdZ1

Any commnets on this intercooler?

dualaudi
06-11-2007, 08:38 AM
well the custom piping is what's going to shave off 4-5 hours of install, so i'd definitely go with it...

but ( inlet/outlet size : 2 3/4" ) damn, that's huge.. what size turbo you running? k04 or k03? get a reducer down to 2"

akielb
06-11-2007, 09:21 AM
there is a seller called "justintercoolers" I think they sell a full kit for the A4 too. heard good things about them - there's is a little thinner(2.5") - makes for an easier install.

mike-2ptzero
06-11-2007, 09:27 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/98-99-00-01-AUDI-A4-1-8T-FMIC-INTERCOOLER-KIT-COMPLETE_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ50454QQihZ011Q QitemZ320123934860QQrdZ1

Any commnets on this intercooler?

Easy question for you. Do you make 400-450 hp? If not then that fmic is WAY too big for you. Just like everything else, the FMIC core needs to match up for the amount of hp you are making and the CFM rating of the turbo. You wouldn't run 1000cc injectors with a K03 now would you?

_audible_
06-11-2007, 09:49 AM
That Godspeed crap is the same stuff as that OBX crap, just renamed. Do it right the first time around. If you're running a stock turbo or a k04 then go with the racetech/spp fmic. Or get a smaller greddy core if you plan to uses custom piping.

Running a bigger core/bigger piping or both than what's needed will cause you to experience a loss in boost pressure if you are not running a suitable turbo to match it. And even then, you may still see a drop of a couple of pounds. eh...

0000_a4
06-11-2007, 11:06 AM
That Godspeed crap is the same stuff as that OBX crap, just renamed. Do it right the first time around. If you're running a stock turbo or a k04 then go with the racetech/spp fmic. Or get a smaller greddy core if you plan to uses custom piping.

Running a bigger core/bigger piping or both than what's needed will cause you to experience a loss in boost pressure if you are not running a suitable turbo to match it. And even then, you may still see a drop of a couple of pounds. eh...

I am installing a K04 and FPR set to 5 bar also since my front end is all apart getting a new bumper, I decided to finish the project.

Currently, what's left on my budget is $500 so I am just trying to see what intercooler I can get.

SoFresh
06-11-2007, 11:08 AM
Go with this kit off ebay... since they are using my car in their pictures.... haha

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Turbo-FMIC-Aluminum-Intercooler-kit-for-Audi-A4-A6_W0QQitemZ190120096794QQihZ009QQcategoryZ33742QQ rdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

0000_a4
06-11-2007, 11:27 AM
Go with this kit off ebay... since they are using my car in their pictures.... haha

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Turbo-FMIC-Aluminum-Intercooler-kit-for-Audi-A4-A6_W0QQitemZ190120096794QQihZ009QQcategoryZ33742QQ rdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Thanks for the post. Do you have a phone number for them by any chance?

UN-PIMP-Z-A4
06-11-2007, 11:54 AM
your good hi octane
they steal your photo and you give them free advertisement twice???

I hope you are being reimbursed for the promotion...

AudiRacerS4
06-11-2007, 12:05 PM
That Godspeed crap is the same stuff as that OBX crap, just renamed. Do it right the first time around. If you're running a stock turbo or a k04 then go with the racetech/spp fmic. Or get a smaller greddy core if you plan to uses custom piping.

Running a bigger core/bigger piping or both than what's needed will cause you to experience a loss in boost pressure if you are not running a suitable turbo to match it. And even then, you may still see a drop of a couple of pounds. eh...

I would never spend that much for a FMIC when you can just get a custom one off ebay and it does the same exact thing. My godspeed from ebay has the same IAT's as my friends $1200 greddy intercooler and I paid $350 for my whole kit. With the racetech/SPP FMIC you just pay for the name imo

jrodmk2
06-11-2007, 12:25 PM
the one on the car is not the same as the one in the detailed pic. on the car is 1.5 times the size

mike-2ptzero
06-11-2007, 12:49 PM
I would never spend that much for a FMIC when you can just get a custom one off ebay and it does the same exact thing. My godspeed from ebay has the same IAT's as my friends $1200 greddy intercooler and I paid $350 for my whole kit. With the racetech/SPP FMIC you just pay for the name imo

Like Racetec is some HUGE name. On theirs you pay more because of testing and design, like the computer designed cast end tanks.[:p]


When you say "same IAT's" do you mean on a 1 gear pull or a 0-100 mph pull in 80-100 deg temps?

AudiTurbo
06-11-2007, 01:25 PM
Go with this kit off ebay... since they are using my car in their pictures.... haha

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Turbo-FMIC-Aluminum-Intercooler-kit-for-Audi-A4-A6_W0QQitemZ190120096794QQihZ009QQcategoryZ33742QQ rdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

looks like a really nice kit, but what about the dv? do you just use the stock pipe it is in now, or do you fab up one for the dv to sit in?

AudiRacerS4
06-11-2007, 01:44 PM
Like Racetec is some HUGE name. On theirs you pay more because of testing and design, like the computer designed cast end tanks.[:p]


When you say "same IAT's" do you mean on a 1 gear pull or a 0-100 mph pull in 80-100 deg temps?

from 0-80mph in about 74* weather out IAT's were almost identicle and on a 2nd gear pull they were exactly the same. I believe he was about 4* cooler than mine on the 0-80mph but compared to the $1200 he paid for his greddy and the $350 i paid for my ebay one I'm pretty satisfied and he also had to do some cutting on his S4 bumper to get it to fit while mine fits behind my S4 bumper just fine.

mike-2ptzero
06-11-2007, 01:56 PM
from 0-80mph in about 74* weather out IAT's were almost identicle and on a 2nd gear pull they were exactly the same. I believe he was about 4* cooler than mine on the 0-80mph but compared to the $1200 he paid for his greddy and the $350 i paid for my ebay one I'm pretty satisfied and he also had to do some cutting on his S4 bumper to get it to fit while mine fits behind my S4 bumper just fine.

Yeah you might not see a bigger difference till the temps are closer to 100 degs.

$teady$upreme
06-11-2007, 06:21 PM
little offtopic, but still FMIC related.

If you are running a GT28RS eliminator kit, will 2" inlet/oulet too small? What's the ideal diameter? probably 2.5"?

mike-2ptzero
06-11-2007, 06:25 PM
little offtopic, but still FMIC related.

If you are running a GT28RS eliminator kit, will 2" inlet/oulet too small? What's the ideal diameter? probably 2.5"?

The correct size would be the same size as your outlet of the turbo.