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    Cleaner intercooler??

    i have two questions. How do you clean the intercooler of debris and sand?? and i have seen a riva intercooler sand/debris filter, its a inline filter, will that put much restriction on the flow to the intercooler??


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    i have two questions. How do you clean the intercooler of debris and sand?? and i have seen a riva intercooler sand/debris filter, its a inline filter, will that put much restriction on the flow to the intercooler??
    for the water inlet and outlet, if IC is in hull, make a connection to hook up garden hose to and flush in reverse, try not to exceed full blast water, my city pressure is over 50psi. at the hose bib.
    go with a Groco 750 strainer, it will not restrict flow and easily cleaned if mounted correctly...PR...

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    Another idea

    If its clogged really bad like mine is, constant overheating alarms, you may want to read Jerry's post in the Tip of the Day section. Crap can get caked in there really bad and you may need a little something more. The in line filter is A MUST.

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    whatever cleaner you use read the label and make sure it won't eat the Al. I've seen what some people clean theirs with and they are eating the core. CLR specifically says NOT to use with Al, alot of the acids out there will eat Al for lunch, so be careful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sticky Thread View Post
    i have two questions. How do you clean the intercooler of debris and sand??
    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=15167

    Quote Originally Posted by Sticky Thread
    and i have seen a riva intercooler sand/debris filter, its a inline filter, will that put much restriction on the flow to the intercooler??
    No, it won't put too much restriction on the water flow, but a clogged intercooler sure will. If anyone is running an external intercooler then a water strainer is a must!
    http://www.4-tecperformance.com/inde...roducts_id=451

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    Damn PR what dont you know?? thanks jer, im not sure where to look for the IC on the motor, can someone send some pics of a stock motor and circle the tubing and things so i can clean it out, i was out on the lake sat and we had a storm over the weekend and there was alot of crap in the water and i can idle fine and give slight gas but if i give more throttle its sounds crappy and vibrates bad, i looked in the impeller housing and pump and its clear.. any thoughts??

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    There is something in the pump housing/impeller area, take the pump off and have a good look.

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