[DML] Re: Intercooler
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[DML] Re: Intercooler

Hi If you go to Vortech's web site they have all the calculations.
Because the Delorean is a bigger cc motor you have to watch the Max 
flow rate of the intercooler  as it may cause a restriction at high 
RPM and boosts.Its then just a case of finding one that fits !  


Regards Paul O'Malley ,Ireland.

- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nick" <nicholden@...> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question that i have had trouble getting a straight answer 
> for and hope someone here can help (i ahve asked lots of so called 
> experts!)
> I have decided that i would like to fit an intercooler in with my 
> supercharger as the intake air temp is currently running approx 30-
> 40 deg c above ambient air temp. The most convienient size 
> intercooler that i can fit in is an aftermarket MR2 intercooler. 
> 200mm x 200mm x 100mm core with a thermo fan to draw the air 
> it. It would be mounted near the current air inlet hole that enters 
> the engine bay.
> My Question is....Is an intercooler that small actually going to do 
> anything (bearing in mind it will run a thermo fan also) or is it 
> too small and cause a restriction and limit boost?? Note the MR2 
> turbo is probibaly is a higer horse power car.
> Everyone you speak to seems to stick by the saying 'any intercooler 
> is better than none' but is this true ? ? ? ?  The MR2 intercooler 
> will have the same size inlet and outlet as the supercharger (3 
> inch).
> I have just upgraded the supercharger to an Eaton M90.
> Is there a formula to work out the flow rates etc etc ? ?
> Cheers, Nick

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