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How come intercooled 6.5's arent very popular?

Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by Pookster, May 10, 2004.

  1. Pookster

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    How come intercooled 6.5\'s arent very popular?

    Maybe im not looking hard enough- but if you had a 6.5, wouldnt you want to add an intercooler?
     
  2. Diesel Dan

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    Re: How come intercooled 6.5\'s arent very popular?

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    wouldnt you want to add an intercooler?

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    Yes, main detractor is $$$$, plain and simple.
    It's a $1000-1400 upgrade alone.
     
  3. jac6695

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    Re: How come intercooled 6.5\'s arent very popular?

    I have one. Only $500.00. Mounts under bumper and is kinda small. Not sure how much it helps, but can't hurt.
     
  4. imiceman44

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    Re: How come intercooled 6.5\'s arent very popular?

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    Maybe im not looking hard enough- but if you had a 6.5, wouldnt you want to add an intercooler?

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    Not really, but if you had the 6.5 TD then yes.
    You can only benefit from the intercooler if you have a turbo, the regular 6.5 is just a bigger brother to the 6.2 and doesn't need an intercooler.
     

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