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M20 Turbo, Radiator/intercooler Setup


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I am working on the cooling system for the M20 swap and I am stuck. I have an intercooler and radiator but they are much to large for the grill area.


The previous builder has cut the front support out but it is still too small for both and a fan.


Do you know what the best setup is?


I was looking at this...


Current: nada

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I had Ron Davis make me a custom one with an integrated oil cooler for my M10 turbo project. I maximized the width to sit from frame rail to frame rail. Mine is a cross flow setup too... I'll try to get pics. Awesome build quality, equally awesome price! Mine ran about a grand iirc.

They make a stock 2002 replacement for those looking for a Silicon Garage replacement fwiw.

For me, I wanted a quality custom piece and was prepared to pay for it.

Just don't want you to get sticker shock.

The problem is even with cutting if the nose support structure you run out if room for an intercooler in front of the radiator real quick. Could you maybe mount them side by side? Packaging is tight up front!

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It won't be front mount but you can tuck small ones behind the headlights apparently... Another idea is possible if you tuck a thin one behind a turbo front lip and trim some of the steel behind it away

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