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Hello all, Of those that already installed a Stillen Supercharger and a Stillen 25 row oil cooler I have a question. Where did you install all the coolers? The Stillen

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Old 11-28-2016, 07:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all,
Of those that already installed a Stillen Supercharger and a Stillen 25 row oil cooler I have a question.
Where did you install all the coolers?
The Stillen SC instructions says to install it's cooler on passenger side in front of radiator. The Stillen oil cooler instructions says to move the power steering cooler back toward the radiator and the oil cooler goes in front of the power steering cooler (on the passenger side)...so it would be, from front of car to back, oil cooler, power steering cooler, SC cooler, radiator. However, I'm not confident all three will fit in front of the radiator.
I considered installing the SC cooler on the driver side (did not cut the hoses shorter yet), but I'm not sure if the SC cooler installed on the driver side will interfere with the air intake filters (not yet installed).
So one more question, if the SC cooler is installed on the driver side, will it interfere with the intakes?

I have been searching around a lot and could not find many that have described Stillen SC and Stillen oil cooler installs together.

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My car is RHD and looking at the front of the car I have the SC cooler on the drivers side above the PS cooler and my oil cooler is on the right and was lowered a bit to accommodate the installation.
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My car is RHD and looking at the front of the car I have the SC cooler on the drivers side above the PS cooler and my oil cooler is on the right and was lowered a bit to accommodate the installation.
Thanks for the info, my car is not RHD and my PS cooler is on the passenger side. So do you have the two intake filters and their Y tube on the same side as the SC cooler?

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Ditch the Y altogether and put filter directly on the SC?
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I want the install to be as close as that recommended by manufacturer. Once I see the systems working and producing results within expectations, then I will start tayloring and squeezing for more. Stillin's install manual has been spot on so far. The only issue is that they recommend both SC and oil cooler, but their SC instructions doesn't consider the oil cooler and the oil cooler instructions doesn't consider the SC. I don't want start drilling holes, grinding metal, and cutting hoses only to find out that I need to move something to the other side.
I was hoping to find someone here that installed the Stillen products...I will give it another couple of days for a response otherwise I will have to call Stillen and ask them. I'm getting itchy to work on my car again...I find it amazingly enjoyable! I love to build things, even if it is 'build by picture' :-D

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Thanks for the info, my car is not RHD and my PS cooler is on the passenger side. So do you have the two intake filters and their Y tube on the same side as the SC cooler?

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No. The opposite side.
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I called Stillen and their recommandation is to keep both the SC heat exchanger and the oil cooler on the passenger side and move the power steering cooler to the driver side. I did that, and so far everything is working out quite well. However, I did have to move the oilcooler further toward the passenger side by drilling new holes in the oil coolers mounting bracket but that was only because the intake filters were hitting both the oil cooler and the center verticle latch support. So I also grinded down center vertical support a bit.

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I called Stillen and their recommandation is to keep both the SC heat exchanger and the oil cooler on the passenger side and move the power steering cooler to the driver side. I did that, and so far everything is working out quite well. However, I did have to move the oilcooler further toward the passenger side by drilling new holes in the oil coolers mounting bracket but that was only because the intake filters were hitting both the oil cooler and the center verticle latch support. So I also grinded down center vertical support a bit.

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I've jut been relocating my oil cooler today. Decided on drivers side, higher up, inverted and pushed back a bit; as Im using a Frozen Boost intercooler instead so it will fit below the crash bar. I'll fab up some brackets for the OC and IC that mount on the crash bar. Thought I had some flat stock hanging around the garage but no such luck otherwise I could finish that part up today.

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