Mk7 GTI eBay FMIC First Drive

An eBay Front Mount Intercooler is installed to be used along with the Mk7 GTI Stock Intercooler to form a Twintercooler setup.

Mk7 GTI FMIC - eBay V
Mk7 GTI FMIC – eBay V2

The GTI was then driven around a “test route”.

Intercooler Test Route
Intercooler Test Route

The Intake Air Temperature, Vehicle Speed, Outside Air Temperature, and Boost Pressure are measured throughout the course of the drive.

Results:

This information is then compiled and presented on a single chart, shown below:

Mk7 GTI eBay FMIC v2 Initial Drive
Mk7 GTI eBay FMIC v2 Initial Drive

Conclusions:

The Intake Air Temperature crept up more during this drive than what was expected.  During a couple of short bursts of acceleration the Intake Air Temperature drops quickly but remains between 10-20 degF above the outside air temperature.

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