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Stupid question but how do intercoolers work? I get they cool the air but what element is cooling the air? Is the inside dry or do you fill it with something?
 

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a radiator works the same as an intercooler both use outside air to cool whats inside,there is only intake charge air in an intercooler.unless its water to air intercooler,ill let someone else explain that.
 

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well my question to that is are the banks and 99-03 superduty intercollers just air cooled. I understand a water cooled one
 

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yes they are
 

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So basically as i drive the air that the compressor side sucks in is be cooled by the that passes over the intercooler.
 

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Correct. When you compress air it builds heat.
 
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