The wait is over. With over a year of development and testing on a stable of test cars in different racing conditions, we’re proud to introduce Evolution Racewerks’ new Competition Series Front Mount Intercooler (FMIC), the ultimate intercooler solution for your BMW!
The heart of the ER Competition FMIC is the massive 20″x11″x3″ (26″x11″x3″ with end tanks) featuring Evolution Racewerks’ famous high density bar and plate intercooler core. It features 660 cubic inches of very efficient high density bar & plate core (35% larger) versus the factory 425 cubic inches of less efficient tube & fin core. Through extensive testing of different types of intercooler cores (tube & fin, bar & plate) Evolution Racewerks developed Evolution Racewerks’ own high density bar and plate core. What’s different about Evolution Racewerks’ bar and plate core you ask? Fin density. Why is this important? The fins are the main heat transfer surface. More fin density = more actual surface area. What does this mean in the real world? Most quality intercooler cores utilize around 12-14 fins per square inch. Cheap quality oversea cores utilize around 8-10 fins per square inch (some even lower) which explains why they perform so poorly even though a large core is utilized. Evolution Racewerks Evolution Racewerks cores are 18-20 fins per square inch. What this means is that compared to a cheap overseas core, Evolution Racewerks can get the same efficiency in roughly half the core size. Now imagine if they’re the same size!
Independent testing (by customers and shops) throughout the years have shown that time and time again, Evolution Racewerks’ intercooler cores have outperformed Evolution Racewerks’ competitors. We’ve even had competing companies utilize Evolution Racewerks’ intercoolers for competition instead of their own! The independent test data below shows that Evolution Racewerks’ FMIC is so efficient in cooling that it has cooled intake air temperatures (IAT) to almost ambient (outside) temperatures. Evolution Racewerks also did extensive testing on the proper size to use to effectively cool the hot charged air as well as fight off heatsoak (when the intercooler cannot transfer heat away faster that the heating building up from the hot intake air). Heatsoaking is not an issue at all as shown by the consistency of the IAT staying in the same temperature range throughout the whole RPM powerband. Also, Evolution Racewerks’ FMIC recovers so quickly after a full throttle pull that once you shift, it recovers completely. This is why pull after pull, Evolution Racewerks’ FMIC does not heatsoak. Beat on it all day long and the IATs will consistently stay the same. Evolution Racewerks Competition FMIC is just what it is called, designed for competition. Other brand intercoolers may be adequate for short period pulls like the 1/4 mile (with hours between runs to cool down). Evolution Racewerks intercoolers are designed to withstand the rigors of harsh racing conditions like road racing where you are at full throttle for long periods of time, sometimes behind other cars blocking direct airflow needed to cool down your intercooler. With countless test and competition laps around Evolution Racewerks’ local racetracks in 100+ degree weather, heatsoak is not a problem on Evolution Racewerks’ 135i Time Attack race car. With it’s size and ability to support over 600hp, it is most likely the “last intercooler you will ever buy”.
- Large 20″x11″x3″ (26″x11″x3″ with end tanks) High Density Bar & Plate Construction Intercooler Core
- Cast end tanks for improved durability and internal flow characteristics.
- Features the factory style connectors. Fully compatible with factory piping or aftermarket piping utilizing factory style connectors. Compatible with Evolution Racewerks’ charge pipe upgrade kit.
- Maintains all factory components. No modifications required. 100% bolt on.
- Includes all hardware needed to install.
- Developed and tested for over a year under the harsh racing conditions.
- Limited Lifetime Warranty.
- BMW 435i N55 14-16
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