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What is the intercooler made of ? That is , what constitutes an intercooler? A tank and some piping, right? What Material are they usually made of? Aluminum?
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RE: Intercoolers-What????

usually aluminum. Sometimes they have plastic end tanks. looks like a smaller radiator. Used only on turbo cars to cool the intake charge after it exits the turbo/supercharger. Can drop the temps for increased performance.
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RE: Intercoolers-What????

has any one tried to use a radiator (small one) for an intercooler? greg's pic looks just like one. just wondering because i could get my hands on a radiator for a lot less than a real intercooler.
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