Intercooler install soon, Need some help - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 12 Old 01-23-2012, 06:37 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Intercooler install soon, Need some help

Ok so i will soon be attempting an intercooler install on my OBS if the intercooler i have will work for my truck. The intercooler says McCord on the side and came out of i a 95(or around that) Grumman work van with a 4bt Cummins in it. Me and my dad pulled the motor and he is using it in his 64 Scout and we got anything else we might have needed.

I know yall are thinking, why dont you use the 6.0 intercooler? Well after doing some thread browsing on IC installs I realized the 6.0 intercooler will not work in my OBS . This is because of my bumper and winch, the 6.0 IC sits to low and my winch is in the way. This McCord intercooler is almost half the size but i think/hope it will work. Thinking about facing the inlets down and IC being above them, held it up the the truck to eye it seems alright.

My main question is are the inlet and outlet the correct size? or are they to small restricting the flow?

Intercooler Dimensions
Grid Height: 13"
Grid Width: 27"
Grid Depth: 2"
Total Height: 18"
Total Width: 33"
ID Inlet/Outlet: 2 1/8"
OD Inlet/Outlet: 2 1/2







As you can see the 6.0 IC wouldn't work

1997 F350 SRW RCLB, 4.10s, RSK 4" on 37" Toyo M/T's, Tony Wildman 6 Pos., 3 Pillar Gauge Pod with Trans Temp, Boost and EGT's, BTS Valve Body, AFE Intake, 3" DP to 4" to Dual 6" Stacks, Custom Front Bumper, 12k Winch

Project 5 Speed soon to Come

s.hiles is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 12 Old 01-23-2012, 09:22 PM
Full A-Team Member
 
Fordman247365's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Phillips, WI
Posts: 6,404
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 3
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I guess I would have it tested to see if it will even hold 40 psi, then go from there

Elmo/Shane

96 F350 4x4
Everything.
And its expensive.

471,000 Miles


"100% worked for, 100% paid for"
Fordman247365 is offline  
post #3 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 07:07 AM
DERAIL MOD!!!


 
351fifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Canton and kennesaw
Posts: 23,174
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 34
Thanked 205 Times in 193 Posts
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
way to think outside the box, im in the same debate, i have a 6.0 intercooler and a winch too, the debate is to intercool, or to keep the winch

-Kris-
2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked


Quote:
Originally Posted by marine5811
The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
Quote:
Originally Posted by alberta 7.3
Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
Quote:
Originally Posted by JJFLASH
Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
351fifty is offline  
post #4 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 07:55 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Well I think I solved that with this intercooler, gunna pressure test it today with my coolant tester lol and see if it holds. Also what are the ID of the inlet of the 6.0 IC?

1997 F350 SRW RCLB, 4.10s, RSK 4" on 37" Toyo M/T's, Tony Wildman 6 Pos., 3 Pillar Gauge Pod with Trans Temp, Boost and EGT's, BTS Valve Body, AFE Intake, 3" DP to 4" to Dual 6" Stacks, Custom Front Bumper, 12k Winch

Project 5 Speed soon to Come

s.hiles is offline  
post #5 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 10:12 AM
DERAIL MOD!!!


 
351fifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Canton and kennesaw
Posts: 23,174
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 34
Thanked 205 Times in 193 Posts
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
the 6.0 ic is roughly 3" od inlet, and 3 1/4 od outlet, good luck

-Kris-
2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked


Quote:
Originally Posted by marine5811
The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
Quote:
Originally Posted by alberta 7.3
Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
Quote:
Originally Posted by JJFLASH
Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
351fifty is offline  
post #6 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
So that IC I have only has 2.5" OD in and out. It will restrict my flow wont it?

1997 F350 SRW RCLB, 4.10s, RSK 4" on 37" Toyo M/T's, Tony Wildman 6 Pos., 3 Pillar Gauge Pod with Trans Temp, Boost and EGT's, BTS Valve Body, AFE Intake, 3" DP to 4" to Dual 6" Stacks, Custom Front Bumper, 12k Winch

Project 5 Speed soon to Come

s.hiles is offline  
post #7 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 10:56 AM
DERAIL MOD!!!


 
351fifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Canton and kennesaw
Posts: 23,174
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 34
Thanked 205 Times in 193 Posts
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
better than nothing lol, but it wont cool as much as the 6.0 cooler does, but that is why you went with it after all isnt it?

-Kris-
2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked


Quote:
Originally Posted by marine5811
The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
Quote:
Originally Posted by alberta 7.3
Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
Quote:
Originally Posted by JJFLASH
Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
351fifty is offline  
post #8 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I was think about using it cause its just sitting around not being used and would fit unlike the 6.0 IC, but I don't wanna use it if its gunna restrict my boost/power

1997 F350 SRW RCLB, 4.10s, RSK 4" on 37" Toyo M/T's, Tony Wildman 6 Pos., 3 Pillar Gauge Pod with Trans Temp, Boost and EGT's, BTS Valve Body, AFE Intake, 3" DP to 4" to Dual 6" Stacks, Custom Front Bumper, 12k Winch

Project 5 Speed soon to Come

s.hiles is offline  
post #9 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 12:08 PM
DERAIL MOD!!!


 
351fifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Canton and kennesaw
Posts: 23,174
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 34
Thanked 205 Times in 193 Posts
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
any intercooler does exactly that, but the air runs over it and cools it off, thats the idea, im pretty sure you will be fine in the grand scheme, but what are your tuning plans, if something huge than it doesnt make sense to keep the winch,

-Kris-
2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked


Quote:
Originally Posted by marine5811
The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
Quote:
Originally Posted by alberta 7.3
Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
Quote:
Originally Posted by JJFLASH
Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
351fifty is offline  
post #10 of 12 Old 01-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Patrick Feeley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tehachapi, CA
Posts: 2,171
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 76 Times in 74 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I would still probably go with 3" tubes to the IC and reduce down at the IC to reduce backpressure. Cheers!

1997 F250 SC 4x4, E4OD, 4.10 LS, Basically Stock, Relocated Block Heater Plug, External Trans Filter, Tru-Cool Max, I/C Mounted but not Plumbed

SOLD - 1994 F350 CC DRW 2WD PSD, 5 Speed, 4.10 LS, SBC Con-O, Baldwin Filter, Tymar HPX Hose, DPPI DP, Bilsteins, $12 AIC, Coolant Filter, Explorer Overhead Console, A-Pillar w/ISSPRO Black Ice, EV Boost, and EV Pyro, Modified Pedestal, Gutted EBPV.
Patrick Feeley is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome