ADE intercooler install

Davidwarren

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the ADE website doesn't say what, if any, connectors the 650hp IC ships with. I currently have the original 7 inch VRSF IC with the VRSF lower charge pipe. What will I need to get the ADE connected?
 

doublespaces

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I have the ADE 1K FMIC and CP. Fits great, its tight on a vert but it all fits properly. A little trim on the radiator shroud may be needed, but that is simply because of the 3" piping.
 

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I have the ade 1k fmic also. Im 6at and its a tight fit on the cold side because its 3" outlet and i have the factory transmission cooler apparatus there still. the 6at ade fmics dont have the full up pipe on the cold side, but just a couple inches of pipe exiting. I have a silicone elbow running up to my ER long version chargepipe.
 
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doublespaces

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This is what mine looks like, I'm auto. You can see the vert brace is right there, it clears though.

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Your friend is one anal mofo! Love that he did the 335d reservoir bracket and upper hose too. I did the same. Costs more, but looks sooo much better. I'd be curious to see how he ran the lower hose out of the reservoir.

As opposed to running it across the engine bay? If I moved mine, there would be a bit of a gap there. But you're right, that hose isn't exactly a work of art. I'll have to rework it while keeping it in the factory location.
 

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How is that CP connected to the throttle body?

I can't quite make it out in those pics.
 
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As opposed to running it across the engine bay? If I moved mine, there would be a bit of a gap there. But you're right, that hose isn't exactly a work of art. I'll have to rework it while keeping it in the factory location.
I've put together a post about how mine is routed. I know of one or two other people doing theirs similar to mine. Cleanest install for sure, minus the screw clamps. Wish there was an easy way to make custom shaped coolant hose. :/
 

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I'll search it up some day and see. I like to leave as much in stock locations as possible unless there is a better way. I haven't progressed to tidying up my engine bay yet.
 

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If you look at the lower left pic, you can see the black silicone coupler and 2 t bolt clamps.

The left pic makes it look somewhat like that; however, in the right pic it looks to me (and I could certainly be wrong) like there's a weld bead on the throttle body, suggesting some sort of clamshell connection.

Oh well, I guess I'll keep holding out hope that someone's developed a better method than T-bolts and silicone couplers.
 

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The left pic makes it look somewhat like that; however, in the right pic it looks to me (and I could certainly be wrong) like there's a weld bead on the throttle body, suggesting some sort of clamshell connection.

Oh well, I guess I'll keep holding out hope that someone's developed a better method than T-bolts and silicone couplers.
The right picture shows it sitting in place, but with no coupler installed yet.
 
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