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Old 08-29-2014, 03:31 PM   #1
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Engine Ice Coolant for blower

Just did a drain, flush, and fill with Engine Ice coolant. Going out in a few to test it. If I didn't have HP Tuners and the ability to turn on the pump it would have been a huge pain in the booty.
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Old 08-29-2014, 05:29 PM   #2
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:09 PM   #3
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:35 PM   #4
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Maybe 1F to 2F less while cruising. 109F outside and it was running 120F to 122F IAT2. When the sun goes down I will go do some 1st-4th pulls.
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:22 PM   #5
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Just did a drain, flush, and fill with Engine Ice coolant. Going out in a few to test it. If I didn't have HP Tuners and the ability to turn on the pump it would have been a huge pain in the booty.
How are you turning on the coolant pump via HP Tuners?
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:45 PM   #6
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How are you turning on the coolant pump via HP Tuners?
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In the VCM scanner. Under displays and then VCM controls. Then click the boost tab. After that once you connect you can click "on" for the intercooler pump.
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Key on, engine off...



Or you can set the pump to come on in the calibration as soon as the key is turned on, still with the engine off...

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Sweet! I was just looking for this, an hour ago.
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Old 08-30-2014, 09:36 AM   #9
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Got some good data this morning.

78F outside. 90F-92F cruising at 80mph. 100F cruising at 100mph in 5th. 104F-110F cruising at 110-120mph in 5th.

Slowed down and let it get to 92F IAT2. Did a pull to the top of 3rd and 4th. 120F IAT2 at the top of 4th. Did it again a couple miles later and saw 122F IAT2. I need to do some pulls when it's 100F outside.
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Old 08-30-2014, 10:50 AM   #10
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More data.

91F outside. Cruising at 90mph in 5th 106F IAT2. Slow down to 70mph and do a 3-4 pull to the top of 4th.

Run #1 126F IAT2

Slowed down and let it cool down to 108F. The following pulls were done one after the other as soon as it hit 108F IAT2.

Run #2 127F IAT2

Run #3 127F IAT2

Run #4 127 IAT2

Run #5 131F IAT2. Finally saw hot heat soak with the fifth run.
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:12 AM   #11
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Old 08-30-2014, 03:41 PM   #12
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How often does the intercooler pump come on and whats the duration of run time. I've noticed that once I started monitoring my IAT's, my temps on the IAT2 has been in the 128-154 range and that its steady until I see it rapidly drop from time to time while cruising. It's usually pretty humid and temps outside are in the 88-95 range.

What would be a normal IAT2 temp range of a stock LSA with ambient air temp of 93F?

I would be very interested in using this for my car.
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Old 08-30-2014, 04:08 PM   #13
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Something sounds weird then. My IAT2 is 12-15F above ambient while cruising. I was seeing up to 145F with the stock blower coolant in 105F ambient temps. I would have your blower coolant level checked. It sounds like it might not be full or the pump isn't working right.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:11 PM   #14
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What were the comparable numbers before the coolant change?

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