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Old 5th November 2017, 04:37 PM   #1
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Hi all if it worth the money a ally rad and exspansion bottle will be supercharging car soon so thought be a good idea to do to aid in strengh and cooling will be doing all hoses anyway as they are all old and rather chamge all before the boost comes into play cheers all
Oh rad ill be getting is a mishimoto and hack engineering exspansion reservoir
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Old 5th November 2017, 05:24 PM   #2
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To be honest mate I'd say an Ali rad is only worth doing if you're tracking the car. The standard rad copes fine on the road if everything is in good nick. Similarly I've yet to find a need for an upgraded expansion tank and I've had the supercharger over 2 years now.
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Old 5th November 2017, 07:04 PM   #3
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Are you still running standard hoses at all cheers mate lots of people say different things some say do everything and anything ready for the kit i just want it to be perfect and ready and not deal with the problems after
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Standard hoses, rad, expansion tank, waterpump etc.. I've probably done about 15000 miles since supercharging and cooling hasn't been an issue. I will say that all the hoses were replaced along with the rad for genuine parts though.

Being on track might be a different story however.
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Old 5th November 2017, 07:20 PM   #5
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Car will be used for a couple drift days and messing around with mates maybe a trackday can be done but do 10 plus tds a year on my motorbike and cant see the car being that much fun on track compared
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