Length of intercooler pipes

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markysparky1973
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Length of intercooler pipes

Post by markysparky1973 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:21 pm

Has anyone one had issues with long runs of pipework to intercoolers as I'm trying to site mine on my t2 bus will end up with a lot of lag if it's too far away ??? Thoughts please

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Re: Length of intercooler pipes

Post by GARRICK.CLARK » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:02 pm

From what I've read try and stay away from using lots of 90 degree bends. I read that one 90 degree bend was like adding 3 foot of straight pipe to the total length of all your tubing. The reduced use of 90* bends seamed more important to intercooler installers.

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Re: Length of intercooler pipes

Post by Chip Birks » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:36 pm

Where is your fuel entering the system? At the port? Our junkyard scavenged systems are nowhere near max efficiency. Plumb it so it fits, and walk away. Every front mount intercooler setup has plenty of 90° bends.

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