- Direct fit for the 2015+ Subaru WRX
- Designed for optimal performance on highly modified vehicles using stage 2+ tuning
- Power gains of up to 15 whp and 8 wtq on performance tune
- 35°F temperature drop compared to stock intercooler on performance tune
- 100% aluminum construction with durable cast end tanks TIG-welded to a highly efficient bar-and-plate core
- Mandrel-bent aluminum Mishimoto charge-pipe included to increase flow characteristics
- Includes larger air duct designed to provide optimal airflow to the Mishimoto intercooler core
- Includes new BPV hoses, hot side coupler, and silicone throttle body hose
- Pre-marked area for NPT sensor
- Available in silver or black intercooler with the option of a polished, black or red hot-side charge pipe
- CARB EO #: D-759
- Mishimoto Lifetime Warranty
Are you looking for a way to reduce high intake temperatures on your stock or modified 2015+ Subaru WRX? The solution is the Mishimoto direct-fit 2015+ Subaru WRX Race top-mount intercooler kit engineered specifically for your highly modified 2015+ Subaru WRX. The stock 2015+ Subaru WRX intercooler is prone to heat soak during repeated wide open throttle pulls and during track use.
Mishimoto engineers spent months designing the 2015+ Subaru WRX parts and testing this top-mount intercooler to ensure optimum performance on your highly modified WRX. This intercooler utilizes durable cast aluminum end tanks TIG-welded to a highly efficient, dense bar-and-plate core. The Mishimoto 2015+ Subaru WRX intercooler has a 4” thick core and a total volume of 625 cubic inches, making it one of the largest top-mount intercoolers you can buy.
Thanks to this volume and a very dense offset fin pitch, we are able to optimize heat transfer and support your vehicle from stock up to 500 whp. This WRX intercooler endured rigorous testing, showing a 35°F temperature drop as well as a 15 whp and 8 wtq bolt-on power increase for our test vehicle equipped with a Mishimoto 2015+ Subaru WRX downpipe and stage 2 EcuTek tune. Installation is simple, requires no modification to any parts in the engine bay, and can be completed in under 1 hour. Included with this top-mount intercooler is Mishimoto’s innovative 2015+ Subaru WRX charge-pipe, utilizing a one-piece construction without the need for several couplers and clamps. An application-specific air splitter is included with the top-mount intercooler to help divert the maximum amount of air into your Mishimoto 2015+ Subaru WRX top-mount intercooler.
The WRX top-mount intercooler kit also includes a new charge-pipe to intercooler hose, an intercooler to throttle body hose, and a new bypass valve hoses. These 2015+ Subaru WRX parts negate the need to gather supplies for installation, and they ensure years of reliable service. This Subaru WRX intercooler is available in a durable powder-coated finish of Silver and Black, with your choice of either a polished, wrinkle black, or wrinkle red pipe, and, like all our Subaru WRX parts, this top-mount intercooler kit includes the Mishimoto Lifetime Warranty.
(1) Bar-and-Plate Intercooler
(1) Optional Charge-Pipe
(1) Intercooler Mounting Bracket
(1) Air Diverter with Attached Rubber Gaskets
(1) Charge-Pipe to Intercooler Hose
(1) Intercooler to Throttle Body Hose
(3) Bypass Valve Hoses
(2) 3" T-bolt Clamp
(2) 3.5" T-bolt Clamp
(4) Worm-Gear Clamps
Mishimoto Lifetime Warranty
This kit is rated for 300–450 whp with maximum limits of approximately 500 whp, or 35 psi of turbo boost. Exceeding that horsepower or pressure limit may require a larger front-mount intercooler.Tuning is not necessary after installing our top-mount intercooler and charge-pipe, but you will see optimal performance if tuning is performed after the intercooler is installed.The top-mount intercooler will not fit with the stock engine cover due to its larger size.Charge Pipe Construction: Aluminum casting with T6063 aluminum tubing
- TECH SPECS
Make Subaru Engine Codes FA20DIT Chassis Codes VA Fits 2015+ WRX
2014-2018 Forester XT
Installation Torque Specs 22 in-lbs (2.5N*M) recommended for all worm-gear clamps. These clamps have an operating range of 18-27 in-lbs 2-3N*M. Do not exceed the maximum torque rating of 27 in-lbs (3N*M). Pipe Diameter ID:
2.19" at the turbo transitioning to 2.60" at the intercooler hose
2.75" at the intercooler hose
Constant Tension T-Bolt Clamps Specs (2) 3" T-bolt Clamp
(2) 3.5" T-bolt Clamp
(4) Worm-Gear Clamps
Core Thickness 4" Hot-Side Intercooler Pipe Specs I.D. 2.19" at the turbo, transitioning to 2.60" at the intercooler hose
O.D. 2.75” at the intercooler hose
CHARGE-PIPE TO INTERCOOLER HOSE SPECS
Intercooler/Throttle Body Coupler Specs 2.75" I.D.
Weight 24.5 lbs Coating Powder Coated Tank Wall Thickness 3.5mm Fin Pitch Internal: 4.7mm fin height, 2.8mm fin pitch
External: 4.7mm fin height, 1.7mm fin pitch
Max Rec. PSI 35 psi Outlet 3" Inlet 2.5" Core Size 15" x 10" x 4" Overall Width 5" Overall Height 10" Overall Length 24" Construction Bar-and-Plate Max Rec HP 450 whp
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