CSF Dual-Pass Top Mount Charge Air Cooler - F8x M2 Competition & CS, M3 & M4
The Racing & High Performance Division of CSF Inc. strives to build and engineer the most advanced, efficient, and reliable cooling systems in the world. CSF manufacturers a wide variety of sophisticated cooling systems with more than 117 different applications ranging from high performance all-aluminium direct-fit replacement radiators, to complete custom applications for race cars, power sports, off-road, marine, and industrial uses.
CSF is proud to introduce the world's first cast end tank designed top-mount intercooler for the BMW S55 engine found in the F87 M2 Competition & M2 CS, F80 M3 or F82/F83 M4. Utilizing multiple air dividers cast into the hot/cold side end tanks for optimized air flow, CSF designed this liquid-to-air core from a blank slate, and completed extensive testing and analysis to ensure optimum performance and cooling. The core itself is 60% larger and features a dual-core cross-flow design with 2-stage water cooling for maximum efficiency.
The CSF Dual-Pass Top Mount Charge Air Cooler is a direct replacement for BMW part number 17517846235.
World’s 1st cast end tank designed top mount charge-air-cooler for the BMW S55 engine
Multiple air dividers cast into both the hot/cold side end tanks for optimized air flow through the custom designed CSF liquid-to-air intercooler core (CFD analysis and testing completed to ensure optimal performance)
60% increase in core size compared to the OEM cooler
Left/right, cross-flow, dual-pass core configuration with 2-stage water cooling for maximum efficiency and intake temperature reduction (vs. OEM single-pass vertical-flow design)
Designed with 3D scanning / rapid prototype technology to ensure precise fitment and maximum surface area utilization.
“Drop-in fit” design for an easy & quick plug-and-play installation, complete with OEM style “Quick-Connect” water connections and sensor ports
Finished with a Raw Aluminium finish (CSF8082R) or a professional "Crinkle Black" powder coat finish (CSF8082). Optional finishes also available for an additional cost.
2 Series / F87 M2 (2016+) / M2 Competition
2 Series / F87 M2 (2016+) / M2 CS
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3 Competition
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3 CS
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4 Competition
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4 CS
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4 GTS
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