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Old 01-30-2019, 06:55 PM
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Default Do I really need to upgrade intercoolers with 997.2?

I am trying to run the COBB Stage 3 map. Do I really need upgraded intercoolers to run it? I heard that the 997.2 IC's were amazing, and just as good or maybe even better.

Edit: I have a 997.2 Turbo S already

Stage 3
  • Exhaust Requirements: After-Market Exhaust System.
    • High Flow Exhaust (larger diameter piping)
    • High flow catalytic converters.
  • Intake Requirements: Stock air box with stock air filter or upgraded panel filter.
  • Intercooler Requirements: Aftermarket intercoolers required.
  • Sensor Requirements: COBB 3BAR MAP/PUT Sensors required.
  • Boost Targets: 20psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 91 octane, 21psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 93 octane, 23psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 100 octane.

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Originally Posted by ca86108 View Post
I am trying to run the COBB Stage 3 map. Do I really need upgraded intercoolers to run it? I heard that the 997.2 IC's were amazing, and just as good or maybe even better.


Stage 3
  • Exhaust Requirements: After-Market Exhaust System.
    • High Flow Exhaust (larger diameter piping)
    • High flow catalytic converters.
  • Intake Requirements: Stock air box with stock air filter or upgraded panel filter.
  • Intercooler Requirements: Aftermarket intercoolers required.
  • Sensor Requirements: COBB 3BAR MAP/PUT Sensors required.
  • Boost Targets: 20psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 91 octane, 21psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 93 octane, 23psi (+/-1.5 PSI) 100 octane.
Yes I would upgrade the intercoolers but I would not go with 997.2 intercoolers
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Old 01-30-2019, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by o7silverturbo View Post
Yes I would upgrade the intercoolers but I would not go with 997.2 intercoolers
Sorry, I made an edit. I already have a 997.2 Turbo S. So it is worth me upgrading the IC's?
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Old 01-30-2019, 10:15 PM
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i would and did with AMS ICs. IATs is a killer so upgrading ICs will impact those and keep heat soak away for good (reproducible) power.
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I think your stock ICs are more than adequate.
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OP, what did you end up doing here???


The stg. 3 tune couldn't be run on my car (seemed to run like crap) without the 3bar MAP sensor. Did you ever try it?
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Originally Posted by Big Swole View Post
OP, what did you end up doing here???


The stg. 3 tune couldn't be run on my car (seemed to run like crap) without the 3bar MAP sensor. Did you ever try it?
no, not yet. Im waiting to have all the pieces first.
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Originally Posted by ca86108 View Post
no, not yet. Im waiting to have all the pieces first.

Ah okay...Keep us posted.
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