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Intercooler tube questions

Ok this may be a stupid thing that keeps popping into my head but I'll give it a shot. I have been looking into some setups on high HP diesels with custom intercooler systems and seem to have noticed a largeer IC piping..My question is would it benefit a guy with a stock or upgraded IC such as the 6.0 IC mod to build custom IC pipes to a larger diameter and get them heat coated? Or am I being a nar nar thinking bigger is better in this case?
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Anyone have any idea or .2 cents on the subject? Has anyone made larger IC tubes and noticed any benefit from it?
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I would like to know the same thing. I have heard both the 6.0 would be good thing and no differences....... I would think it would be better??????

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There's little reason to have piping that's larger than your smallest restriction as in the intercooler inlet or your spider so unless your upping both of those I don't see you benifiting from it.

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Pretty much what Ken said. You can increase the diameter of your IC pipes, but that wont do anything.

Does --- ==== --- increase flow over --- ---- ---? Nope. Not really.

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