The core is the most important aspect of the intercooler. It’s difficult to design the most efficient core possible; get it right and you have phenomenal results, get it wrong and you end up with an expensive paperweight. We were able to channel over a decade of intercooler production knowledge into creating a totally custom design from the ground up with our tested internal and external specifications to maximize the performance and deliver the best cooling option on the market. The beautiful cast aluminum end tanks were carefully designed alongside the core for the most efficient and optimal flow characteristics for all driving situations. The result of our hard work is an intercooler designed, welded and tested right here in Minneapolis, MN by a team of skilled engineers and welders with extremely minimal pressure drop and extraordinary heat rejection.
An impressive core like the one we’ve designed means nothing without a complimentary, properly-engineered piping kit. GrimmSpeed kits are comprised of thick aluminum tubing, precisely machine-bent with large radius bends for maximum flow and perfect fitment every time. The pipes are bead rolled at each end to lock together with the included 5-ply silicone couplers so you don’t have to worry about blow offs under high boost. They are then covered in gorgeous, durable red or black wrinkle powdercoat finish that looks incredible and matches your other GrimmSpeed parts!
- Thick .090” Wall, 2.5” Diameter 6061 Aluminum Piping – Beadrolled and CNC mandrel bent on a large radius for max flow; lightweight and heat dispersant
- Precision Pipe Routing – Retain factory components and avoid unnecessary trimming
- Retains Factory Fog Light Mounting on 10-14 Style Bumpers – 08-10 bumpers will require fog light modification/delete
- 5-ply Silicone Couplers – Custom molded and reinforced to last through demanding environments
- Breeze Hi-Torque Liner Clamps – Stainless steel for lasting looks and grip with integrated liner to prevent damage to silicone
- Durable Red or Black Wrinkle Powder Coat – Keeps pipes protected against corrosion while looking great. A perfect match to your other GrimmSpeed parts!
- OEM Bypass Valve Location – Eases installation and allows for use of most aftermarket BPVs
- 27”x11”x4″ Cross Flow Core – Durable Bar and Plate Construction, balanced perfectly between pressure drop and heat rejection
- Cast Aluminum End Tanks – Designed for equal flow distribution and minimum pressure drop
- Steel Bolt-on Mounting Brackets – Robust mounting solution to minimize movement and maximize adjustability
- No Permanent Chassis Modification – Light bumper cutting will be necessary to fit the large core (fog light delete required for 08-10 style bumper)
- Compatible with Factory or GrimmSpeed Intake – Removal of snorkel required; GrimmSpeed Intake recommended for maximum performance
- Pressure Tested – Cleaned, sealed and guaranteed to work prior to delivery
- Available in Raw Aluminum or Satin Black Powder Coat – Uncoated or resilient powder coat finish to protect against rock chips
- High Quality, Pre-applied GrimmSpeed Vinyl Decal – Show your pride for the BEST front mount intercooler on the market, or easily peel it off
- No Tune Required – No change in maximum boost or time to spool so it’s safe to install and drive
- Welded and Inspected by Hand in Minneapolis, MN – For consistency and top quality control