Has anybody managed to successfully adapt another 1.8T engine bottom intercooler silicone hose for the BJX engine? I’ve had a nightmare trying to find one and the AGU hose isn’t right and doesn’t hold in the coupling.
Any helpful replies appreciated.
Ok guys and girls, welcome to my guide to fit a universal type intercooler to your mk5 cupra,Boc ,fr. My car is a facelift mk5 so there maybe some small differences but nothing major.
2x 90* bends with 57mm internal diameter
2x 57mm alloy joiners
Been looking at fmics for my LCR BAM 225 as I'm planning to go straight to stage 2 once all this lockdown business is over. Being high mileage (150k+) and not wanting to ditch out a fortune, my end goals for this car are in the region of 280-300 bhp.
I've seen a couple Airtec FMICs...
Hi guys, been looking into getting a fmic for my leon cupra whilst i got this time off for the lockdown and ive been looking at a few universal kits on ebay but they all seem to have the dodgy looking pipes coming out the sides of the intercooler that just look gross when fitted cause you lose...
Hello, right so..
My intercooler piping, joiners, o-rings, clips and have all but gave up and I’m looking at replacing the standard system with a discrete front mount intercooler kit.
Been looking at this kind of set up and I am planning on replacing the piping and , possibly the turbo too...
Has anyone tried to increase the airflow into the standard intercooler to make it flow better? Im thinking of experimenting with opening up the grill infront of the intercooler on the Tolly
Already put on a good make tuning box and cut the cat out, egr is on the list next and if it ever...
hello, ive found a universal front mount intercooler for £100 stating its for vw/audi and seat and good for upto 370bhp......was just wondering what would make it worth while paying the extra £600ish more for the forge one other than the quality.
I started off with some research on the net which revealed such systems have been used since quite some time back. The poplularity of doing such a mod fell away after the introduction of WMI kits though. I have never been a fan of WMI after hearing and reading too many bad things. Im not saying...
hello how is everyone?
ive got a intercooler pretty much the same as UNI fmic(same in size/core etc)
im just wondering if someone can give me the dimensions of the piping and silcone hoses i will need?
A friend has got a an ibiza turbo running the revo map. He wants to go down the route of upgrade turbo, injectors, TIP, exhaust(sports CAT) intercooler.
The intercooler i.e forge is an expensive option.
what other full width front mount intercoolers have people fitted to their Ibiza's...
I've heard plenty of stories about why not to get FM intercoolers etc.... But i'm still going ahead with it lol
I'm having a bit of trouble though, the standard intercooler has got the sensor plugged into it, so i was wondering what part i'd need for that same connector to plug...
I had my LCR 225 for a week, and yesterday the enginem management light came on and straight away i felt that the car loss power, the turbo was not working no more. Went straight to a garage of a friend that have a vag com. Reset the error that was reading high pressure in to turbo...
rightio i had a stage 1 revo remap other week and he said if i get a front mount i will notice a big difference. so i have bought one and just wondered basically will i really notice any differene? main reason i bought one is so i can get on with getting a fpr and ko3s or ko4 for a stage 2 map...
Just found some figures on the two. There were some people who argued that there isnt a benefit of a S3 cooler over the standard Cupra/FR cooler but like people who have the S3 fitted I would just like to point out that these comments are WRONG!
The S3 cooler will lower intake temps, and...
bought a mk3 cupra just before christmas looking at changing the front mount intercooler from a universal ebay jobbie that on now to 1 that fits propper. is there any 1 else other than forge that make a kit for the car. im sick of pipes popping. ive never had a proble with pipes popping off on...
what material is the best for ic pipes (aluminum, stainless steel, ...)
i am worried about the heat from exhaust manifold if i put them like this:
or is there any other material or coating (paint, ceramic, ...)
Recently I have noticed a small oil leak coming from the small hole in the EGR valve. Also noticed that the leak where the boost pipe (driver side) connects to the intercooler is much bigger i.e. not a dump oil patch but a proper leak (I mean not dripping out constantly but over a week...