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Air To Water Intercooler

I was talking to my friend about an intercooler for my truck and he told me to look onto air towater intercooler as it would be an easier and cheaper install, has anyone heard of this and if so can they be run on a diesel?

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yep it can and is being used on diesels....International's maxforce engine is air to water and the 6.7 scorpian is the same

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would it be easier to install or would it be the same as a normal IC i havent really found to much info on th A/W IC nad how to install it

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so with one these i would still be needing the custom pipe that goes into the manifolds?

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Just stick with the normal intercooler. Air to water is more so of a 1/4mile mod. Works well but you also have to get a rad of the intercooler, pump, plumbing ect.

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is the only place to get the piping banks because i dont feel like paying 500 for just pipes

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you can make your own if you have some tools and a couple superduty pipes to modify

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is the only place to get the piping banks because i dont feel like paying 500 for just pipes
Well your still going to need IC pipes anyways, then another radiator for the water, hoses, pump and the special intercooler....

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