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Old 02-10-2019, 10:01 AM
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Intercooler cleaning?

Anybody have a thread for the intercooler cleaning? I can't seem to find an RDX specific one and I'm thinking my RDX could use one. If there isn't one, I'll be sure to make one when I do it.
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Old 02-10-2019, 08:23 PM
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Hey 👋🏻 buddy, you can use this stuff if you want too;

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Old 02-14-2019, 11:48 AM
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My OEM intercooler would get a lot of debris, small pebbles stuck in intercooler, dead bugs, and bent vanes from living in the southwest with hwy speed limits of 75-80 mph. I upgraded to ETS intercooler a few years ago and I haven't had to clean, straighten out vanes, or pick out pebbles since. I wish my OEM condenser/radiator in my front grill was made the same way.
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I second Mr. Gold there on the ETS Intercooler. I do not know if it is better than the OEM one or not performance wise, but I do know I do not see the debris in there when I open the hood.
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Old 02-14-2019, 08:06 PM
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My intercooler definetly works great performance wise, I saw a huge difference. I love the performance the intercooler gave me. I got lots of more torque and horsepower. The responsiveness of the turbo during spool is way quicker. It really lowered the air temperature as well.

It definelty looks way better too. Itís much thicker and stronger than the oem one. They are way less prone to being damage by bugs and road pebbles. Debris will have a much easier time bending the stock one than the ets one. I think itís a great buy.
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