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Old 12-07-2004, 11:12 AM   #1
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Question intercooler help, i want sleeper look

i have a 2.5 rs and was planning to do an sti swap but it costs too much money, so i bought a wrx engine with 7,000 miles on it. i want it to be sleeper so what fmic do you guys recommend if i don't have plans to get a bigger turbo thanks
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:20 AM   #2
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wrong forum man.
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Old 12-07-2004, 12:43 PM   #3
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well sleeper look is all youll get because everything else will give it away

even a black front mount is noticable to people who know cars, then the turbo spooling will be heard, then im guessing youll get a bov so yeaaa
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Old 12-07-2004, 02:25 PM   #4
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Paint it black and put some mesh over the front cover.
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Old 12-07-2004, 02:57 PM   #5
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Stay with the TMIC?
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Old 12-07-2004, 02:59 PM   #6
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Stay with the TMIC?
yeah. even though this is the wrong forum, if you don't want to change the turbo, you're probably better off with the top mount and a wrx hood.
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Old 12-07-2004, 04:10 PM   #7
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If you have a GC RS get a larger hood scoop. If you have a GD RS, just do a hoodswap with a wrx guy who has a front mount. If don't plan on changing out the stock turbo, a front mount is pointless, you'll probably make less power for that small of a turbo.
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Old 12-07-2004, 10:58 PM   #8
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Since you stated you were going to stay with the stock turbo, you could always go with an air/water intercooler from an RS Legacy/Liberty. Some info here and here . If you search other boards, you'll find more info. They're relatively cheap on ebay.

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Old 12-07-2004, 11:20 PM   #9
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a 2002 RS isn't ever going to be a sleeper.


people already think they're WRXs.
do your mods for what you want.

and also, post this in another forum- it has to do with f/i.
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:49 PM   #10
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TMIC > FMIC unless you're pushing a ton of boost.
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