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      10-12-2016, 12:56 AM   #1
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7.5" VRSF race intercooler.... review

Hey guys I ordered a VRSF 7.5" race intercooler today directly from their website. I couldn't really find many reviews on this unit so I will post before and after data logs with my n55 Pure S2 so we can see how well this unit cools. I know they recommend cars with over 600whp run this unit, I'll be running around 500whp. hybrids run hot so I think this unit will do well for me.

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So I got the FMIC installed on Saturday, took about 4 hours in total. I followed the instructions in this link http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...t+bumper+cover
to remove the front bumper. Thanks @Houtan! It came packaged pretty well no dents or dings or bent fins. Surprising b/c this unit is pretty heavy. I ordered the up pipe with it and everything fit no problem. My friend brought over a Milwaukee tool that's used for cutting drywall to cut the upper portion of the plastic shown in pics below. You can see how clean of a cut that it made down below in the pic showing the FMIC mounted. Would highly recommend this tool for the job especially with the oil cooler and condenser right behind where you need to cut. Fit and finish on this thing was spot on 10/10 in my book. My only complaint is how heavy the unit is but that's bar and plate for yah haha.
Pics of 4th gear pull posted below in 59* ambient weather on stock FMIC..




****UPDATE #2

Went out and took some logs tonight drove about 20 miles.

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It was roughly 8* warmer tonight then it was last time I logged with stock FMIC. Tonight's ambient temp was 67*.
The data shows this FMIC is working VERY VERY well!! Before I was seeing a 35-40* rise in IAT doing a 3rd and 4th gear pull. Now with the new VRSF race intercooler my IATs are actually colder at the end of the pull then the start temperature of the pull! This intercooler kicks ass and my PWM looks to be pretty unchanged very happy so far more logs and data to come after MHD gets put on.
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Congrats!!

Looking forward for the pics and datalogs
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      10-14-2016, 04:24 PM   #3
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Bumpin up. Looking forward to the review.
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Is there a way to post multiple pics? I loaded them all but only one shows up. Possibly b/c I'm doing it from the iPhone...
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Here is some before pics of logs showing IAT/PWM
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Same log as above (4th gear pull) just showing the top of 4th readings on the stock fmic. Note It was 59* ambient outside
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Here's 3rd and 4th before
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End of the same pull above
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Thank you for pics and datalogs but it would be much more helpful if you post your datalogs to Datazap
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you say ambient is 59*, but IAT shows 7.6c/46f starting temp? You see a 10f rise to 13.5c/56f across a 3/4 pull? You are also a DCT car (different gearing than MT)?
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Thank you for pics and datalogs but it would be much more helpful if you post your datalogs to Datazap
I don't have a data zap account maybe I will find time to do it. I did post cliff notes in my OP of the results. IAT is actually colder at the end of the pull now vs the start haha this FMIC is kicking ass! PWM looks unchanged too
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you say ambient is 59*, but IAT shows 7.6c/46f starting temp? You see a 10f rise to 13.5c/56f across a 3/4 pull? You are also a DCT car (different gearing than MT)?
Yes according to my car that's what ambient was when i took the original logs. The "7.6 in the log represents 76*F starting temp and ending at 135*F . Where I take logs I cruse for about a mile at 55mph sit at a light for about 30 seconds do a u turn then a pull.
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Iat is getting lower as rpm increases with the new intercooler. Nice!
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Posted a 30-155 mph pull here

http://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43168
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