20V Intercooler strapping

Ben Swann benswann at comcast.net
Sun Jan 7 17:04:09 EST 2007

Why would you do this when the system has (or should have) a bypass valve -
this effectively eliminates any need for strapping/reinforcing, and should be
retrofitted to the 10Valve engines as well.  I no longer recommend strapping
but instead a bypass valve which has multiple benefits.





http://www.gtquattro.com/GTQKITS.html - has DIY bypass valve kit for the 10



[Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2007 10:59:30 -0500

From: "Eric Huppert" <dragracer at netstep.net>

Subject: 20V Intercooler strapping

To: "200q20v" <200q20v at audifans.com>,     <quattro at audifans.com>

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In the process of getting the 20V back together after the valve seals. Had

some hose clamps from a flowmaster heat shield which work length wise

(around IC). Unlike the 10V's the left side of the IC is angled. There's a

small protrusion which I've tightened the clamp against, but how have others

dealt with this? Think it will hold, but thought I'd ask....


Last thing to fix before the chip install was the valve seals, so seeing as

how the IC is already out figured now was a good a time as any to strap!!!

(Besides, finally got the trim clips for the front chrome, don't want to

take the grill back out)



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