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post #16 of 23 Old 04-16-2005, 07:50 AM Thread Starter
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So you are pretty happy with the TXS?.. that was the one i was planning on getting.
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VERY happy. it also comes with a new hose.
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post #18 of 23 Old 04-18-2005, 11:09 PM
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Aps Tmic

Does anyone know anything about the APS TMIC. Anyone have it. I just got a 2005 WRX and want to get more power. TMIC is not going to be my first mod but i want to get the most research done so i can set a plan for myself.
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APS makes great stuff. I went from a Hyperflow (TurboXS) FMIC to an APS DR650 FMIC. With no changes to any map settings I went from a peak boost of 18 psi to 21-22 psi.

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I had the Hyperflow TMIC on my car and it worked great. Everyone gets all caught up in this whole "heatsoak" thing. We did a test just to find out. We took a couple of those digital batter operated indoor/outdoor thermometers with the probe and attached them to the intercooler in a couple different places. After literally 2-3 seconds of driving, the intercooler went back to normal operating temperature after being stopped in 90 degree weather.
Were you measuring surface temp or intake temp?
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We were measuring the surface temp with those thermometers, but also kept an eye on intake temperatures via the UTEC dashboard.

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[QUOTE]APS makes great stuff. I went from a Hyperflow (TurboXS) FMIC to an APS DR650 FMIC. With no changes to any map settings I went from a peak boost of 18 psi to 21-22 psi.[QUOTE]

That is either very impressive or very wek on TXS' part. I would now be very interested to see how much pressure loss a TXS fmic settup gives. Cosmo: I know you have had the VF34 with a TMIC some time ago, i am wondering (if you still have a similar turbo/settup) how your spool is with the APS FMIC compared to yoru old TMIC settup.
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I think it's just that the APS is that much better.

I still have the VF34, and spool time with the APS FMIC is just about the same as the TMIC I had from what I can remember. Of course, my car goes through plenty of changes during the course of a year, so it's hard to say exactly.

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