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Hey guys!

Anyone here installed the Depo Intercooler? I did yesterday and fitment is horrible... the bottom brackets that are supposed to bolt on the stock mounting point does not even align there and the top brackets are not even welded at the same height so it’s not holding straight... I know it’s a cheap fmic, but I was expecting a better fitment. Looks like the guy welded with his eyes closed LOL

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Hey guys!

Anyone here installed the Depo Intercooler? I did yesterday and fitment is horrible... the bottom brackets that are supposed to bolt on the stock mounting point does not even align there and the top brackets are not even welded at the same height so it’s not holding straight... I know it’s a cheap fmic, but I was expecting a better fitment. Looks like the guy welded with his eyes closed LOL

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Funny, same thing happened to me with the Panda intercooler I put on my FoST back in the day. Had to call the owner. pain in the ass. Ended up having to drill a new hole in the crossbar
 

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Even though I don’t see the need to spend more than needed on a downpipe that I will almost never see, when I got my depo racing downpipe installed by the Ford tech during the recall, he sent me pics of how close it came to the heat shield. He said it wasn’t touching but it was very close. A year later, I am hearing some vibrations at times from that area.
So I am switching it out for an Airtec TIG welded downpipe.



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How did you install it?
I kinda threaded all the bolts in before tightening them, then put the boost hoses on and I have no issue. Mine is super snug now

Good luck
 

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Is this one of the ones that's already discounted cause it wasn't sandblasted? How long did the shipping take to Canada?
 

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I had the same issues.

In my case, I drilled into my crash bar to get the top mounts to fit, and grinded down the left mount so it wouldn't hit my radiator. It fits, I managed to secure all 4 points on the mounts, and it works. I've been running it for two months with a WMI bung I DIY'd and it's been solid and leak free with the performance I was looking for.

If I could, I'd go back and buy another brand just to avoid the extra effort, but if you're handy it works. I was just too lazy to go through the return process.
 

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Is this one of the ones that's already discounted cause it wasn't sandblasted? How long did the shipping take to Canada?

Yes. 350$ and I got it shipped for free to the montreal’s border. It took about a week to receive it.
 
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