Mini Cooper S 02-06 R53 1.6 Supercharger Top Mount Intercooler | MTC Motorsport

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MTC Motorsport Mini Cooper S R53 1.6 Top mount Intercooler with Bar and Plate Core 2002 – 2006

The MTC intercooler features a 60mm bar and plate core with flowed cast end tanks and increased surface area
It will massively improve throttle response in comparison to the standard intercooler
These cores are tested individually to 4 bar so you won’t have any issues running this on your Cooper S. They are proven to handle and flow 250-300bhp without any problems.
Finished polished in alloy

We have engineered these intercoolers using a bar and plate core matched to our flowed cast end tanks, the same as we use on all of our other intercoolers. This is the most efficient way to keep the intake temperatures low.

We have tested our intercoolers on a few vehicles and found they have absolutely fantastic results. The IAT compared to the standard intercooler are reduced massively which means you get consistent increased performance.

The standard intercooler and the MTC intercooler both had intercooler intake temperatures of between 120-125 degrees through 5 runs on the road.

At the other side of the intercooler into the engine the standard intercooler temps were between 75-80 degrees whereas the MTC intercooler temperatures were around 15 degrees over all 5 runs.

The intercooler is a direct fit and there are some great videos on YouTube to follow. Fitting should take approximately 30 minutes.

We would go as far as to say these are the best intercooler on the market for the Mini Cooper S R53 1.6.
We recommend that you use a rubber spacer under the small brackets where they bolt to the supercharger as the vibration between metal on metal can in some cases cause the brackets to snap. 

Can’t see the compatibility information in the description of this product? Feel free to email and their friendly sales team will then be in touch to confirm if this part is the correct part you are looking for.

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Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.

The fastest way to ensure you get what you want is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item.

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Please note, to offset the cost of order processing, the customer will be charged a restocking fee by MTC Motorsport on all returned goods unless we accept liability for any unsuitable or faulty item. An amount of 10% of the purchase price plus the original postage will be applied.

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