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I have a 2013 and noticed the plastic cover blocking off the top 1/3 of my CAC. I read this is to prevent condensation from overcooling... Has anyone removed it and what were the results? Would this work in the summer months?
 

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Took mine off my 13. Couldn't tell any difference. There's a new tsb out somewhere that has the dealer removing these now anyways I believe. I'm sure someone will post a link.
 

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What about the big one that covers the top and some of the back side?
 

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Please take them all off...I do this for every customer with a 2013...although it doesn't help that Ford put plastic block off plates inside the intercooler to limit flow either...the 2013 intercoolers are very restricted...

If you log a 2011-12 and 2013 back to back, and I am talking stock setup here, the 2011 will actually cool the IATs, but the 2013 will just continue to rise...
 

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Please take them all off...I do this for every customer with a 2013...although it doesn't help that Ford put plastic block off plates inside the intercooler to limit flow either...the 2013 intercoolers are very restricted...

If you log a 2011-12 and 2013 back to back, and I am talking stock setup here, the 2011 will actually cool the IATs, but the 2013 will just continue to rise...
That's no lie...last summer I thought I was going to melt things.
 

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Please take them all off...I do this for every customer with a 2013...although it doesn't help that Ford put plastic block off plates inside the intercooler to limit flow either...the 2013 intercoolers are very restricted...

If you log a 2011-12 and 2013 back to back, and I am talking stock setup here, the 2011 will actually cool the IATs, but the 2013 will just continue to rise...


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That is the inside of my stock cac. Its plum retarded for ford to do suck a thing. I Fixed the issue with a Wagner intercooler! And I love It. Special thanks to Josh!

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that does suck and explains alot about how the performance drops off so much in my truck as temps rise !
i noticed it on my truck in stock form.
 

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Glad I have the 2011 CAC (knock on wood). My IAT temps remain below ambient except when idling in traffic. This is even when towing 7500 lbs uphill.
 

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Reposting from another CAC thread for the 2013 guys like me....

QUESTION: I know a lot of you guys run a live wire or some other monitoring gizmo that stays plugged into the OBDII port most (i.e. all) of the time.

Is there anyone that would like to see a pod mounted 2" traditional gauge for IAT? Like the boost gauges that many of us have? If so, would you want a full sweep dial or digital read-out?

I know there are already a couple on the market, but I don't really care for anything that I've seen so far. Just curious. Thoughts?



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not in all things, but I guess in some, I'm "old school...this is one of those....BUT it is a full digital stepper motor running off of a manifold with a lot of cool whiz-bang features :cool:

I would love to see them make a dual sweep IAT gauge to match.

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I have a 2013 and noticed the plastic cover blocking off the top 1/3 of my CAC. I read this is to prevent condensation from overcooling... Has anyone removed it and what were the results? Would this work in the summer months?
I removed mine. It's cold as **** outside, no issues.
 
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