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    Riva Intercooler Charge Tubes Melted

    who has charge tubes that are melted? rive does not want to hear anything about it! i asked when i first saw them along with the rear exhaust tube if they ever had a problem melting them. they said no. well after 10 hrs the exhaust melted(install ppg pipe ) and after 50 hrs the intercooler charger tubes melted. well have a fix for the charge tubes. rather than give riva more money for aluminum tubes that they should have stepped up to the plate and offered a additional discount on they wanted 450.00 for aluminum tubes. so i just had a set made out of stainless. if anyone wants a set i can arrange for that. i do not want to step on anyones toes here and overstep my place. just trying to help out b/c riva really is not much help. here are the before and after pics.


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    yep thats what happens. You are running more than there standard stage 2 aren't you?

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    Hi Jay, they really can`t handle any more heat than from a stock SC wheel. If the clamps are to tight it will do this also...PR...

    Damn, and I have a brand new replacement set right here...if anyone needs them

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    stainless tubes

    new tubes
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    Clogged intercooler?

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    Jay, those look sweeeet!...PR...

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    thanks i thought they looked good too intercooler is clean as a whistle and not clogged. just alot of heat from supercharger. thye should have NEVER made those out of plastic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4strokepolaristech View Post
    thanks i thought they looked good too intercooler is clean as a whistle and not clogged. just alot of heat from supercharger. thye should have NEVER made those out of plastic.
    Agreed! Thumbs up on the stainless pipes! They look good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4strokepolaristech View Post
    thye should have NEVER made those out of plastic.
    Isn`t it amazing how they came out with the metal replacements later on huh!?
    Good thing MU from race tech made me a custom retro-replacement pipe for the riva thru hull...PR...

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    Oh just wait until that POS intercooler springs a leak and they tell you that their 1300.00 dollar intercooler has a 60 day warranty.

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