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3citytuner
10-19-2009, 12:10 AM
HI

I'm looking for a intercooler to replace my water to air factory setup. I was wonidering if anyone has experience in this domain. I'm looking at this one http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-FMIC-TOYOTA-CELICA-INTERCOOLER-KIT-GT4-ST185-ST205_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem45ee91d4c5QQitemZ 300355278021QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAc cessories

do you think its worth it?

Should i look into something different?

THanks,

celica gt4 st205.

joe's gt
10-19-2009, 04:14 AM
I could be wrong but isn't ur WTA good for like 400+ hp or something like that. Don't know much about the gen 3's but I am pretty sure those things are good for a while.

Grot
10-19-2009, 04:18 AM
Yea you shouldnt Need an FMIC unless your W2A burns up.

Shadowlife25
10-19-2009, 09:31 AM
The factory WTA IC setup is much more efficient for the power level you are at or will be at without some major $$$. I would stay with it until you notice that your factory setup is no longer sufficient.

ChrisD
10-26-2009, 08:44 PM
Yep I'd agree. The stock WTA IC is one of the best available. For the ST205 money is best spent elsewhere...maybe water injection if you want to go that route. :)

alistair
10-26-2009, 08:53 PM
Damn! I was hoping you all would recommend he go FMIC so I could snatch up his ST205 TMIC ;)

3citytuner
12-12-2009, 05:04 PM
LOOKS like i keep getting error 54, it seems to only come on when the car is 5 minutes warmed up...... if the car is warm and i turn it off it usually goes away.

however, last night i was doing donuts in the parking lot with lots of snow and the car engine light came back on., again error 54

since it comes on and off i don<t assume its low fluid, however do you guys have any thoughts&

are the intercooler waterpumps notorious for breaking down or what?

ChrisD
12-12-2009, 06:01 PM
Not notorious, no...but it is over 15 years old now... Check the water level first, then check that the pump is working. Hard to say. :-/