Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Fact & Fiction: Screw up Intercooler
Intercoolers improve the efficiency and power in turbo applications by rapidly radiating heat from the compresses intake charge before it enters combustion. Intercooler fins play a crucial role in the intercooler's ability to keep your vehicle's intake temperature cool. Over time, the intercooler's fins can bend or clog from road debris and small rocks, causing a dissruption in airflow.
By Using a pair of flat ends screwdrivers and press together to straighten them back to their original shape. A pair of wide tip tweezers can also help speeding up the process.