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Can you intercooler a non turbo car?

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The need for an intercooler is solely Dependant on the turbo blowers. As the blowers are pushing more air into the combustion chamber, the air becomes less dense as it becomes heated through the movement through the turbos. Intercoolers function to drop the temperature of incoming air into the turbos so that when the air is forced into the combustion chamber it is cooler and more dense, hence, creating a better situation for combustion. As the air is not being pumped into the combustion chamber and simply aspirating naturally, there is no need to cool the air before a heating cycle that isn't present in a non-turbo engine. Intercoolers, however, do look really awesome.

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Yes but chances are you loose power

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