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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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    DO88 is very poor quality, both in materials and construction..... way way overpriced too and chinese.

    If you are serious buy the UK made alternative from Tim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    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.
    Thanks Lee, dont think anything is split etc. Just a very hot day. Will look into your suggestions, thanks again.

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