http://www.toyotagtturbo.com/forums/showthread.php?20735-FMIC-comparisons-King-thread/page2yer ive seen them but im a bit confused on what one exactly have you got a link and does it come as a kit (i.e pipes) and does it need alot of bumper cutting???
Which intercooler (and pipes kit) is proper to fit a 4efte in a Corolla E11? Thanksmaybe we can do something here which will benefit all the members out there looking to buy/change intercooler set ups
all comments and opinons welcomed......here are my observations......feel free to agree, disagree, state yours, etc..
what i find interesting is that some FMIC kits are advertised as a direct fit.....THEN u realise u have to trim your bumper to within mm of its life to fit these said kits------IMO the massive trimming should be an option available to the owner, if he/she so chooses to do this to allow more air flow or if they just like that “look”,,,,,it should not be a requirement unless fully disclosed on the kit itself
and again, with some kits u are require to remove your crash bar (ep91) or bumper stay (ep82)…….which both of these items are on the car for a reason…..do you all think it’s a good idea to remove these items?
not dont get this statement confused......i understand a little trimming may be necessary----given the fmic was not an oem part on the starlets
however, i see people taking out massive chunks of their bumper to fit some of these cores----which are kind of thick and/or tall in the scheme of things......here's what i've observed
Wepr….core thickness is said to be about 430*230*45...fits up pretty good...he has a race type available if needed
Greddy – core 600*194*76---ep91....just a little trimming near the inlet/outlet pipes...if u are an inpatient person u would end up shaving off too much...lol...core thickness is really about 2.75"
hdi -----580*210*100...massive shaving of bumper
autobahn—600*260*70----maybe remove crash-bar/bumper-stay, little shaving
maybe others can comment on hks, blitz and I know pete did one a while back
all the above FMIC kits seem capable of 250hp (maybe even more…lol)…from what I’ve seen
Nice wprk!A starlet pipe kit would maybe get you close Frankie, maybe have to extend it a bit to reach the core I've no idea. As for the core measure up and go from there, I have a core on the GT more suited to a gt-four its 4 inch deep 8 high and 30 wide lool it wouldn't look out of place on the Caldina that's for sure
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