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SloRice 06-25-2003 12:35 AM

Intercooler Screen
Hey all,
Anyone have an ideas where to get a high quality intercooler screen that will protect the intercooler from bugs, rocks, etc. Ebay doesn't have much to offer that I like.


Cosmo 06-25-2003 08:14 AM


They carry it.

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WizzD 06-26-2003 08:33 AM

I'd go with this one. I bought it and there is NO WAY anything will dent your fins. It's made of steel.

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HRTATAK 06-26-2003 04:52 PM

I made my this...

wrxecution 07-17-2003 01:27 PM has one for 24.99 but it goes into your hood scoop instead of over your intercooler

Boost21 08-08-2003 06:29 PM

My FMIC is in good condition no damages so the screen really works well,and you can make one just go to home depot and buy some gutter shield for $1.50 you just have to remove the hood scoop and starts from there.....btw it's for bird shield too...... [img][/img]

jwtarbaj 08-10-2003 11:38 PM

I think the one in the scoop is a better idea because it keeps all that debris out of the engine bay not just off the intercooler.

CHICOWRX 08-19-2003 10:30 PM

HOLLY COW!!!!!!!!!
wow i just saw that i i nearly S**T my self!! !Cry!
I thought i was the only one!
Since i bought my car in feb i have killed 3 birds and one today on the way home from work!!!
I have been driving for 9 yrs now, never once comming close! now i finally own a car of my own and three!!!!!!!!!:mad:
the first one i had to break its neck to dislodge from the radiator! for all i know i think there might still be pieces inside the front skirt!!:eek:

wrxecution 08-20-2003 02:16 PM

man thats sad!!! in the future you might wanna look out for those kamikaze birds 8-D

350Zya 09-03-2003 12:13 AM

hey boost 21 did u make your own?

Boost21 09-05-2003 07:10 PM

[QUOTE][i]Originally posted by 350Zya [/i]
[B]hey boost 21 did u make your own? [/B][/QUOTE]
Yes it's easy...:)

Tut4u2 09-05-2003 10:17 PM

I never knew birds were that stupid. I mean how the hell do you just fly in there?

350Zya 09-06-2003 07:15 PM

lol a bird flew into my front grill the other day i will have to up load the pics of the left over feathers it flew outa this bush and i didnt hear it hit cause the music was stupid birds

Subie Gal 10-01-2003 02:51 PM

I use the Grillcraft hood scoop insert on my WRX...

it's solid.. steel/powdercoated...
NOT flimsy gutter guard/aluminum mesh <-----


stuff is expensive, but it works!!!
i'd buy it again anyday - got it as soon as they were available.

can view/order here:


IBAUCLAPlaya 03-14-2004 06:32 PM

Well I am gonna bump this thread from 5 months ago. I have an 04 wrx with the bigger hood scoop. The paper that was on the window didn't say STi hoodscoop but it is bigger than the 02-03's. I am looking for a screen for the intercooler. I'd like one that fits in the hood scoop but if not one for just over intercooler. And I'd rather not make my own haha.

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