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    Intercooler upgrade?

    Enjoying this spell of warm weather, reminds me of the summer of 76, showing my age. Anyway, the R is not so keen and feels down on power, so considering a Snabb large intercooler upgrade. Anyone done this or can advise on whether its worth it?
    P2 2005 V70R with 3 peddles.

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    Sorry for late reply.

    Yes it's definitely worth it! Will transform the performance and improve all round response. I have a Tim Williams IC with just about the largest Core you can fit and it uses OE hoses. Fits like a glove, literally.
    All other IC's are cheaper but more fiddly to fit and most require cutting the front end. They also don't use the stock hoses - so you gotta use silicone......which have a habit of popping off!

    Anyways, if yours is/was down on power, I bet any money you like its split as they commonly do. Look for MAF faults codes, normally the give away.

    Good luck. Lee.

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