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thesaltyguy 08-19-2011 10:53 AM

max psi on a stock '11 wrx intercooler
 
Anyone know the max or should I say the highest boost u can run in a stock intercooler...I'm at 18.5 and just got it tuned to stage 2 and my tunerd says any more than u rush blowing ## intercooler

RcrsWetDream 08-19-2011 12:45 PM

I've known guys to blow it with stock boost... It's a crap shoot.

It's the biggest restriction in your intake system as far as I'm concerned so I would swap it for an aftermarket one. The stock one just isn't that awesome at cooling more psi of air than it was designed to handle.

synolimit 08-20-2011 10:42 AM

Ya but what's your timing? You could have 18.5psi but crap timing and not making a whole lot of power. Your really boarder line there. My tuner wouldn't go over 17psi


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