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      09-14-2012, 12:21 PM   #186
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Originally Posted by US///M3 View Post
How's running hot coolant to cool the intake air temp more effective than a fmic that's exposed to much cooler temps (relative wind) than hot coolant?
Erm think you have it all wrong....an liquid to air intercooler has its own liquid radiator(s), not the engine coolant.

Air/air is the cheapest solution as it doesn't involve water pumps, electrics, fluid tanks etc, but in an installation like the M3 the liquid cooled IC is superior.