Can you run a front mount intercooler without tune?

Can you run a front mount intercooler without tune?

But, you don’t need a tune to run an FMIC, and IMHO it’s the best first performance mod you can do — even without a tune — because keeping the charge air temps down helps with performance and keeping your motor safe.

Is front mount intercooler worth it?

In a nutshell, a front mount intercooler is a better option for those who want to keep their engine as cool as possible, even in higher temperature weather. It’s also an efficient way of cooling your car down because air can reach all three dimensions without losing too much energy in the process.

How much BHP does a intercooler add?

Depending on all these variables, an aftermarket intercooler may be worth power gains of between 5% – 10% above the gains that an OEM intercooler may provide.

Can I put STI intercooler on WRX?

You can re-use the stock WRX inlets if your STI intercooler does not have the STI Y-pipe installed. You need a new pair of inlet gaskets and you need to modify a WRX flexible Y-pipe with an extension if you do. It’s better to get the STI Y-pipe, however.

Do I need a remap after intercooler?

Short and simple answer is No, you don’t need a remap. There are plenty of people running forge, evolve or some other larger aftermarket FMIC without a remap.

Is the STI intercooler better?

The OEM intercooler on the STI is better than the one on the WRX, however, it still has plenty of room for improvement. The factory intercoolers are thin and have lower fin density, and this all translates into a lack of performance.

Is Stage 1 remap safe?

This file is designed to lift the performance within the manufacturer’s parameters giving more power without major mechanical alterations. Stage 1 is the level of remapping that Remap Kings use as it is the only safe level for your car, allowing us to guarantee our work on your vehicle.

Do you have to declare a Stage 1 remap?

Yes, you need to tell your insurance provider if your car engine has been remapped. In car insurance terms, remapping or chipping is considered a car modification, even if it’s one you can’t actually see. If you don’t inform your insurance provider, it could invalidate your policy.

What does Fmic mean?


Acronym Definition
FMIC Frequency Monitoring and Interference Control
FMIC Fixed Mobile Interconnection Charge
FMIC Fellow, Music International College
FMIC Flyout Model Information Center