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Do I need a tune after FMIC?
yes, a fmic will change your MAF scaling and your a/f ratio’s. It definitely needs to be tuned.
What is Fmic for?
Factory Mutual Insurance Company. FMIC. Federated Mutual Insurance Company (Owatonna, MN)
Are front mount intercoolers worth it?
In a nutshell, a front mount intercooler is a better option for those who want to keep their engine as cool as possible, even in higher temperature weather. It’s also an efficient way of cooling your car down because air can reach all three dimensions without losing too much energy in the process.
Are rev9 intercoolers good?
You get what you pay for. The actual intercooler is constructed well, good quality and the welds are nice. It was a good fit. The bumper beam seems a bit weak in my opinion, but also fits pretty good.
What does Fmic stand for cars?
(Front Mounted Intercooler, Top Mounted Intercooler, Side Mounted Intercooler) terms which refer to the placement of the charge air cooler in the engine bay and in reference to the engine. Typically FMICs provide the best cooling capability, as they are located in front of the radiator for optimum airflow.
What is Fmic BMW?
Front mounted intercoolers are extremely important applications on turbocharged cars. Intercoolers cool the compressed air created from the turbochargers, reducing the temperature and increasing the density of the air that is fed into the engine.
Which is better top mount or front mount intercooler?
Having your intercooler mounted up front and away from much of the engine bay’s heat also provides the benefit of less heat soak compared to a top mounted intercooler, even at low speeds.
Is Rev9 a good brand?
I have the rev9 intercooler and the quality of construction is excellent and it fits easily. Much better quality than the no name units that have been being discussed here. Rev9 is popular in the Suburu and BMW world.
Are rev9 coils good?
They’re pretty stiff, the fronts won’t drop the car as you would expect from any other coilover, and the finish quality is very lackluster. The verdict is this: If you’re not looking to slam your car, and are okay with a very stiff ride over stock, I’d say these aren’t a bad buy.
Are Rev 9 coils good?
First impression, the coil overs ride pretty good for the price. At 0 clicks the coils rode like eBay junk, bouncy and didn’t retain bumps well. Went to 16 clicks, a bit better but still too bouncy and soft. I went and set all 4 corners at 32 clicks and they ride very nice.
How much HP does a bigger intercooler add?
Depending on all these variables, an aftermarket intercooler may be worth power gains of between 5% – 10% above the gains that an OEM intercooler may provide.