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      09-04-2012, 08:54 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Pete_vB View Post
Has anyone seen a chart with all the various intercooler weights? I know some vendors suggest weight as a "feature" to help delay heat-soak, but adding 15 lbs out on the front bumper is not high on my list of things to do. I started making a chart myself, but didn't find many weights listed.
I didn't weigh my Forge officially (have to check on their website if they do give out an actual weight). It was heavier than stock, but IMO not by 15lbs.

At the end of the day, just about any aftermarket FMIC would add weight, but marginal, so to me the benefits outweigh the cons. It's at a fairly low point in the car, so center of gravity isn't all that impacted, ditto for the weight distribution considering this is a 35-3600+lb car (with driver) after all.
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