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Hey i just read about this SMIC on dejon tools website and was wondering if its any good and if anybody has installed it on there cars. Also was the install hard and did it help significantly?
 

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Actually it's got much higher volume, if you look at the comparison pictures.
 

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New 2nd Gen DSM Sidemount is made from a 8.3Wide x 9.3High x 3.5"Thk Spearco core rated at 335hp. 38% more face area and 68% more volume than stock End tanks are 1/8" thk aluminum. Unit is TIG welded and uses stock inlet & outlet tubes. Simply unbolt your stock one and bolt in the new.

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i was also concidering doing the dejon sidemount, but now i may get a 2nd gen ic and get bigger inlet/outlet welded onto that.

the supra sidemount sounded like a good idea at first, but somebody that did it in my area warned me that it is a pain in the as# and it isn't worth it.

still not sure what i want to do though. (depending on $)
 

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i dont know if anyone realized, but the intercoolers on teh 90 dsm's are different from the others. was the 90 one, faulty or something? it looks less restriictive than teh others...
 

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Ok, I hadn't seen that one yet. It is bigger but your money is still better spent on the MKIV IC which makes even the upgraded Dejon that you showed look small. It's not a pain in the ass, it's just a little time consuming to do right. Mine looks stock and my fender doesn't buldge at all and the upgrade is well worth every penny and hour spent. Not worth it?? I don't understand that quote whatsoever. :dunno:
 

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I would rather invest my money into a dejon which features spearco core and metal end tanks. If I am right the MKIV IC has plastic end tanks. You get what you pay for.
 

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Can you see the main downfall of that socalled upgraded IC?? It has the same pewney in and outlet as the stock POS. Get what you pay for?? The Supra IC will outflow that thing any day of the week, hands down. I have had no problems with my plastic endtanks and I run 18psi all day and higher.
 

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You are right on the piping. I thought they upgraded it to the 2 1/4". Why don't you go and get the measurements of the core on the MKIV so we can compare.
 

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Hold on. Does anybody consider it for that kind of money ($.3xx with your core) or I 'm getting something wrong. I thought it's in the same price range as 1G ($150 or so).
 

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NOMIEZVR4 said:
i dont know if anyone realized, but the intercoolers on teh 90 dsm's are different from the others. was the 90 one, faulty or something? it looks less restriictive than teh others...
My 90 ic appears identical to all pics I have seen of various other 1g ic's (except mine now has 2.25 in/out done cheap locally- not $125 ;))

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Just my 2 cents, but the Supra sidemount wasn't that hard to install. The trouble I ran into was the fact I didn't have the stock 2 1/2 inch stock rubber elbow that came on the I/C. The supra sidemount is HUGE compared to the stocker...I think over double the size. Anyway...I will be posting a review shortly on my install, and a couple of mods I added that I think will be beneficial. I would almost say the install was easy.
 

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i just bought a Dejon 1G sidemount upgraded IC.

it is the 1G stock intercooler with 2.25" inlet and outlets welded on.

this IC does NOT bolt right on.

the lower engine support bar that holds the front motor mount is in the way of the IC.

the IC's lower inlet pipe hits this support bar. i had to cut the support bar lip off and then cut back lengthwise about 4". and then i beat the metal in with hammer.

this was the only way i could get the IC pipe to fit properly and be able to get a coupling over the inlet pipe.

i have yet to test out the car with the pocket logger.
 

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Grizzly- do you have awd? I am fwd and it works fine. Maybe that is the difference? Of course, I modded my own stocker, but maybe there is indeed a difference between the 90 and later years?

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Grizzly- do you have awd? I am fwd and it works fine. Maybe that is the difference? Of course, I modded my own stocker, but maybe there is indeed a difference between the 90 and later years?

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yes, i do have the AWD. now that you mention that, i dont think the FWD has that front support.

so the install should be no problem on a FWD..... but a pain in the ass on a AWD
 

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yes, i do have the AWD. now that you mention that, i dont think the FWD has that front support.

so the install should be no problem on a FWD..... but a pain in the ass on a AWD
Another thought- Dejon has come up with a pneumatic sytem to stiffen and raise the rear of the car for better traction, a FWD trick, so maybe their shop car is FWD?

I don't have an engine support in close proximity to the ic.

Joe
 
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