[s-cars] Re: Belly pans, do they really help our intercoolers work better? Any sources?

Robert Pastore rpastore at animalfeeds.com
Fri Nov 14 07:28:12 EST 2003

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I have to agree with Mr. Myers  WRT airflow through the intercooler.   Belly
Pan forms the bottom of the duct and forces airflow through rather than
around the IC.


-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Myers [mailto:robert at s-cars.org]
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 5:25 AM
To: William Noland; s-car-list at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [s-cars] Re: Belly pans, do they really help our
intercoolers work better? Any sources?

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It also forms the bottoms of the ducts which bring air through both the oil
cooler and the intercooler.  With the "sound dampener" absent the cooling
air flow can easily bypass the two heat exchangers.

At 08:55 PM 11/13/2003 -0800, William Noland wrote:

>Believe the primary reason for the belly pan is to cut noise, if you
>believe the name on the parts list -- sound dampener. Does certainly
>keep the motor cleaner and couldn't hurt aerodynamics. Otherwise, does
>absolutely nothing for street cred and does make oil changes easier,
>once removed.
>Bill Noland


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