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Old 21 Sep 2008, 01:38 pm
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I just got an 03 gt and havent pulled it apart yet. where is the intercooler located and does anyone sell an aftermarkert intercooler... if so is it any better than stock?

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Old 21 Sep 2008, 02:21 pm
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Welcome to the forum.

You just bought the GT and your going to pull it apart? Why?

Shouldn't you get a hold of the service manual or at least the Haynes manual before pulling things out?

Anyway, if you look at the front of a turbocharged PT and a non-turbo cruiser, you see that the lower egg crate grill below the bumper is larger on the Turbo model. That's to let more air flow into the intercooler. That's where you'll find it, in the front below the radiator.

I don't think you'll need an after-market intercooler as nobody is complaining about the OEM one, even the guys who are pulling close to 300 hp out of their cruiser.
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Old 21 Sep 2008, 03:16 pm
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ok thanks.... im not looking for tons of performance... i just know that Volkswagen intercoolers are located behind a fog light and are very small.
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Old 21 Sep 2008, 03:48 pm
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The biggest bang for your buck is Chrysler's own Stage 1. On your year it comes with a reprogrammed computer and upgraded fuel injectors.
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if your looking for a better intercooler, look here
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Old 24 Nov 2008, 09:53 am
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Ive had the bumper off and looks near impossible to fit a bigger intercooler in there without modification so im just gonna stick with stock
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Ive had the bumper off and looks near impossible to fit a bigger intercooler in there without modification so im just gonna stick with stock
that sir is incorrect. my intercooler design is 1.5 inches thicker, and is a direct fit replacement.

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Mine is a 3in thick one check out my FaCebook for pics
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Why not spray meth for 240.00 and tune and pick up at least 30HP?
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Old 11 Apr 2011, 12:21 am
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You guys wait a week okay? I've ordered one of Taggerts Stage 2 IC's and hopefully it's coming in this week. Soon as it's installed I'll take photos.

The factory IC, OEM, which is no longer made (yes, we contacted Chrysler, it's no longer made), was $680, so moving up to Taggert's Stage 2 IC is a great friggin deal. Just waiting for that baby to get here, last thing left on the improvements for my PT for now...
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