With 20 years of documented research and development in the forced induction field, AMS Performance has proven itself as the powerhouse in the automotive aftermarket. Our award winning performance systems are what all others are measured by. Be the Alpha.
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With 23 years of documented research and development in the forced induction field, AMS Performance has proven itself as the powerhouse in the automotive aftermarket. Our award winning performance systems are what all others are measured by.
***This is a Scratch & Dent item. The function and performance of this product is still as intended, but it is available to you at a discount as there are aesthetic blemishes present as outlined in the following description and as shown in the pictures attached. The intercooler has fin damage on the front and back. Has 2 silicones included with a complete hardware kit. All Scratch & Dent item sales are final, no returns will be accepted on Scratch & Dent items.***
AMS is extremely excited to announce the second in our line of VW Golf R performance parts, the AMS Performance VW / Audi 2.0T TSI EA888 Front Mount Intercooler! Our intercooler upgrade kit is a direct bolt on utilizing your stock mounting points with purpose built aluminum cast end tanks for the Golf R. This intercooler has over 64% more core volume than its restrictive stock counterpart. The AMS Golf R intercooler is the ultimate choice to keep your “Hot Hatch” cool!
Our Engineering Team utilized Solidworks© (3D software) to blueprint the inlet and outlets with smooth features and geometry to optimize flow. The inlet side of the core has been design using CFD software with directional vanes to ensure even airflow and pressure spread across the height of the core. They then 3D printed the end tanks to ensure an OEM level of fitment before casting the first article. The AMS Golf R Intercooler features a high quality, high efficiency, tube and fin core imported from the UK. Some of our competitor’s cores are substandard pieces that require user modification to work with both types of stock radiators and cannot be easily put back to stock. By casting the AMS VW MK 7 Golf R Intercooler endtanks in aluminum we were not limited by the design constraints of hand fabricated construction.
The Pinnacle of Performance
The AMS MK7 Golf R Intercooler upgrade kit uses the best performing core available. The fin and tube style core is over 16″ tall, more than 24″ wide, and features a 2.25″ thick assembly! Our Golf R intercooler is an amazing 67% thicker (50mm vs 30mm) than the stock piece. The AMS MKVII Golf R Intercooler retains the factory crash beam, uses all factory mounting points and requires no cutting or trimming! The intercooler in the Golf R is the backbone for the entire cooling system. The car’s A/C condenser and radiator attach to either side of the intercooler so engineering this correctly is extremely critical for ultimate performance, fit, and durability.
The AMS Performance VW MK7 Golf R Intercooler and its high efficiency tube and fin core utilizes 22 fins per inch. The AMS tube and fin core utilizes both internal and external formed/louvered fins which allow for smooth, unobstructed flow while maintaining a huge surface area with spectacular heat transfer capabilities. The results of our testing prove that our intercooler is the perfect balance of performance and efficiency for your Golf R. With its high degree of cooling the intake charge will remain cool even in the toughest of conditions. You will have piece of mind that your Golf R is running at its peak no matter if you are hot lapping at the track or driving spiritedly through your favorite winding back road.
Benefits of Tube & Fin Construction For Golf R Intercooler
The Difference Is In The Details
Each AMS Intercooler is hand TIG welded in house utilizing a jig for a perfect fit and pressure tested to 50 psi to ensure the highest AMS levels of performance. With the AMS Golf R Intercooler, you have the flexibility to use this intercooler anywhere from near stock or Stage 1 power levels, all the way up to 800 HP!