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Had to cheer myself up a bit, so I went ahead and bought some parts for my car, even though I will not be needing them until next fall. They arrived yesterday from the UK. I ordered them from Pro Alloy and I must say, their service and communication is first class and so is the quality of workmanship. These parts are for when I upgrade to Rev 400, its the Pre Rad for the charge cooler, that fits in place of the A/C condenser, and the fans are puller fans that goes on top of the radiator.

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Had to cheer myself up a bit, so I went ahead and bought some parts for my car, even though I will not be needing them until next fall. They arrived yesterday from the UK. I ordered them from Pro Alloy and I must say, their service and communication is first class and so is the quality of workmanship. These parts are for when I upgrade to Rev 400, its the Pre Rad for the charge cooler, that fits in place of the A/C condenser, and the fans are puller fans that goes on top of the radiator.

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Have fun with the upgrade. I also had a very good experience with ProAlloy. Bought a radiator for my 2007 Elise. Not cheap but reliable overseas shipping service, customer service, and parts.
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Everyone knows that their 3 pass rad is the best for Eliges... ( pun Re: old thread debate)

I have puller fans as well with lower rated 170f and other supporting cooling mods. No doubt I run too cool for the streets, but I know the rules of engagement so am certain oil is up to temps before playing. regardless of 3 or single pass,Prorad are a solid improvement in many departments. Jealous about Rev400!

I may or may not ever go to the next level beyond Torque 300 with my car anytime soon. I have other hobbies unfortunately.
 

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I installed Pro-Alloys charge cooler kit on my Exige. It also allowed me to keep the A/C condenser. I did my buying earlier this week and enjoyed the strong dollar; 1.168 per GBP. Picked up some new suspension goodies for the Cup-R from EliseParts. Noticed today that it is back up to 1.23. Wish I had purchased the Cup-R when the dollar was that strong.

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Hi Eldon,
I dont know if the Exige is different than the Elise as far as room for the fans under the vents on the clam, but just measuring it seems to me that the whole assembly, radiator and pre rad, need to be dropped about an inch. Please let me know if you run into any problems with that.
 

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Hi Eldon,
I dont know if the Exige is different than the Elise as far as room for the fans under the vents on the clam, but just measuring it seems to me that the whole assembly, radiator and pre rad, need to be dropped about an inch. Please let me know if you run into any problems with that.
Nope, everything fit under the shroud without having to change anything.

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Thanks Eldon, just went and checked again. It may just fit, time will tell.
 

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I installed Pro-Alloys charge cooler kit on my Exige. It also allowed me to keep the A/C condenser.
Eldon,
Three questions:
1. Did you have to annex your oil cooler lines or could you leave them in place?
2. Are you happy with the charge cooler setup?
3. The Trackspec car pre K24 swap put the intercooler in the boot and Iam. wondering what the numbers were to necessitate the trade-off of a longer intercooler path. Are you still seeing any heat soak due to the over engine position?

Thanks for the info in advance!
 

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Eldon,
Three questions:
1. Did you have to annex your oil cooler lines or could you leave them in place?
2. Are you happy with the charge cooler setup?
3. The Trackspec car pre K24 swap put the intercooler in the boot and Iam. wondering what the numbers were to necessitate the trade-off of a longer intercooler path. Are you still seeing any heat soak due to the over engine position?

Thanks for the info in advance!
1) No, I was able to leave the oil cooler line in place. The setup requires pulling one line down the driver's side and one down the passenger's side.

2) Yes. The IC runs cool enough that I can put my hand on it after coming of a 30 minute track session. I have swapped out the IC tubes for CF tubes because the OEM tubes would get hot enough that you didn't want to leave your hand on them.

3) I have not been monitoring the IC but I do not feel a lot of fall off during a run. I also do not se my shift points changing so the HP must be staying fairly consistent. Now, I will see a difference when the ambient air temperature is cooler. On a cool morning, I will have seen my redline in 5th gear happen up to a couple of car lengths sooner.

Later,
Eldon
 
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