Notices

Intercooler cleaning?

 
Old 02-10-2019, 09:01 AM
  #1  
Registered Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Age: 19
Posts: 19
Recieved 0 Likes on 0 Posts
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.
Mako is offline  
Old 02-10-2019, 07:23 PM
  #2  
Carmine S.
 
CSmoney28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: New York
Posts: 682
Recieved 32 Likes on 29 Posts
Hey 👋🏻 buddy, you can use this stuff if you want too;

Intercooler Cleaning Product

Intercooler Cleaning Brushes

Last edited by CSmoney28; 02-10-2019 at 07:28 PM.
CSmoney28 is offline  
Old 02-14-2019, 10:48 AM
  #3  
mrgold35
 
mrgold35's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: ABQ, NM
Posts: 4,579
Recieved 566 Likes on 473 Posts
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.
mrgold35 is offline  
Old 02-14-2019, 04:28 PM
  #4  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 292
Recieved 22 Likes on 18 Posts
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.
hues10 is offline  
Old 02-14-2019, 07:06 PM
  #5  
Carmine S.
 
CSmoney28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: New York
Posts: 682
Recieved 32 Likes on 29 Posts
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.
CSmoney28 is offline  
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
sandiego21
Wash & Wax
0
01-07-2016 05:35 PM
JJH
Wash & Wax
2
02-15-2012 09:53 PM
Slinks
Wash & Wax
14
03-31-2005 06:05 PM
LoveSick
Second Generation TL (1999-2003)
7
08-03-2001 08:39 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Intercooler cleaning?


Contact Us - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.