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I was gonna get the SC spacer plates and Lil Hemi sorta bumped me to get the interchiller also. I know what it does didnt and still dont know how. lol I thought is was a maintenance type thing but the owner assured me its set it and forget it. perfect for my DD.
I am just curious of the AC cabin temps? I will get stage 2 where it makes cabin AC work better?
performance gains? any side effects? then just what do you think worth the $ for the whole system or spacers enough?
thanks as always for you time.
 

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So here’s how it goes from my understanding (for those who haven’t heard about this) is that you tap into the A/C refrigerant lines and using the refrigerant to super cool the SC IC fluid. This in turn reduces your intake manifold air temps and prevents the PCM from needing to pull timing due to high IAT numbers. Similar to how the demon uses its AC but due to the additional refrigerant capacity added by the system, there is supposedly no negative effects to the cabin AC.

I’m no expert but this might let you run a smaller pulley also.

Flipfloptrader has their whole setup with additional reservoir but I think he likes to do a lot of drag racing. He seems extremely happy with it.

I got the spacers and thermal blanket from forced induction at first but when I saw how favorable the exchange rates are right now (1:1.46) I pulled the trigger on the interchiller too. I just don’t see a downside as long as it works as advertised.

To put on the spacer plates, the SC has to be pulled entirely, I figure this will give me plenty of room to do my S1025 package at the same time.
 

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So here’s how it goes from my understanding (for those who haven’t heard about this) is that you tap into the A/C refrigerant lines and using the refrigerant to super cool the SC IC fluid. This in turn reduces your intake manifold air temps and prevents the PCM from needing to pull timing due to high IAT numbers. Similar to how the demon uses its AC but due to the additional refrigerant capacity added by the system, there is supposedly no negative effects to the cabin AC.

I’m no expert but this might let you run a smaller pulley also.

Flipfloptrader has their whole setup with additional reservoir but I think he likes to do a lot of drag racing. He seems extremely happy with it.

I got the spacers and thermal blanket from forced induction at first but when I saw how favorable the exchange rates are right now (1:1.46) I pulled the trigger on the interchiller too. I just don’t see a downside as long as it works as advertised.

To put on the spacer plates, the SC has to be pulled entirely, I figure this will give me plenty of room to do my S1025 package at the same time.
yup its how I see it also. Ive seen no bad reports on it so I am ordering the full kit also with the upgraded chiller. thats supposed to increase AC cabin performance. can go wrong there cooler inside the car and intake temps.
Flip flop are you here can you input your thoughts on it now that its been installed awhile?
 

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He’s on here but couldn’t reply to my message earlier, u can reach him on hellcat.org though but he’s in Australia so it’ll take the better part of a day for a reply. He sings their praises highly though.
 

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I believe CSPracing has the universal kits in stock here in the USA
 

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Best mod you can do, in my opinion.

Seeing the difference in I/C coolant temps and IATs is a real eye opener.

I originally started with their stage 1 kit and that is more than adequate for the occasional trip to the 1/4 mile and everyday driving. You'll see I/C coolant temps in the 50s with cabin and chiller on (read nice and cold AC). When you switch to just chiller (so it's job is to get the I/C coolant temps as low as possible) you'll see anywhere from the 20s to 30s. Your IATs will be at ambient or slightly above.

There are no downsides that I have experienced, only upside.
 

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My only issue is finding an installer who knows what they are doing. I will patiently wait for a vendor to retrofit the demon kit to our cars :)
 

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I’m going to install mine myself. Doesn’t seem too complicated but probably time consuming. Lil Hemi will be down for about a week or so while he gets a multitude of new goodies.
 

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the owner said about 8 hours to install.
I have zero clue what any of it looks like. but AC is prob the most important thing in the car to me (I am always hot) I def dont want to mess that up.
but if you have the skill you can save $1000 bucks easy.
Im sure I could do it but I would second guess myself the whole time. ill pay lol.
 

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FYI that I did the spacer when I installed the S1025. I ran a comparison between my car and a similarly modded charger (multiple days) and recorded temps at start, during driving, before and after pulls, at stop and after 15 minutes of being parked). I understand cars are not the same but they have same engine and mods. My recap is that I could not come up with a conclusive decision that it helped temperatures significantly (more than a few degrees) other than after it has been parked for a while.

I do believe however that this mod does increase boost/horsepower so I am overall happy with it.
 

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FYI that I did the spacer when I installed the S1025. I ran a comparison between my car and a similarly modded charger (multiple days) and recorded temps at start, during driving, before and after pulls, at stop and after 15 minutes of being parked). I understand cars are not the same but they have same engine and mods. My recap is that I could not come up with a conclusive decision that it helped temperatures significantly (more than a few degrees) other than after it has been parked for a while.

I do believe however that this mod does increase boost/horsepower so I am overall happy with it.
Interesting on the spacer. would you buy it again? Did you give any thoughts to the chiller itself? I was gonna do just spacers and the lil Hemi wanted to make me spend money (like I did to him) so now I am getting the chiller and maybe spacers ?
if the SC has to be taken off to install the chiller I will get spacers for sure. if chiller goes on with out SC being lifted out I might pass for now.
 

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@rocket that’s what you get!!!! Lol, I’m up to 8k because of you!!!

Pretty sure the SC doesn’t need to come off to install the interchiller. I’m hoping that with it off it’ll make it easier to get to some of the bits for the other mods though.
 

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I would buy it again if I am at the point of installing upgrades that require messing with the SC as the cost is not much and the extra hp makes it worth it.
If not, I do not think I would and my friend with charger who had bought them as well sold them as he felt it was not worth the hassle of pulling the SC.

I did consider the interchiller but reading the many potential issues and large cost, it was clear IMHO that it's not worth doing for the few times I go to the track. On the streets and I am in Florida, the car is pretty efficient at going down below an IAT of 140 after a WOT run. Been on the track now a few times and my time has been really consistent (with a tenth) on all my runs with IATs ranging from 120 to 150.
 

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I did consider the interchiller but reading the many potential issues and large cost, it was clear IMHO that it's not worth doing for the few times I go to the track. On the streets and I am in Florida, the car is pretty efficient at going down below an IAT of 140 after a WOT run. Been on the track now a few times and my time has been really consistent (with a tenth) on all my runs with IATs ranging from 120 to 150.


Just highlighting this bit emericr....what issues have you seen? I've seen at least a dozen THs with the chiller and zero issues.

Install is probably best left for serious mechanics or at least competent and then you'll need an AC tech to recharge the system. However for say $2500 installed, for me, you won't find a better mod that increases longevity of the blower and increases performance.

A TH recently with a whipple saved 3/10ths with just the interchiller vs old setup.
 

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I had the chiller and stage 2 installed. Was the first TH to do so and a big learning curve on the install -- but very pleased with it. Just driving yesterday with chiller on, high UK humiFdity, and playing a bit on the highway IC fluid temp was 102F. Clicked on the stage two bit, and went from 102F to 57F while cruising. (sitting at idle I have had IC fluid down to 11f)

Blanket and spacers install next week.

If nothing else, keeping running temps down I think is a good thing, and quicker recovery if I ever do make it to the strip.

AC cabin temps is still ridiculously cold when running normal chiller.
 

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The issue is not the product by itself as the feedback is that it is working as intended.

The cost of the system installed is far from $2500US but more like at least $4,000US (install is at least $1K, refrigerant cost at least $500). And that's if you do not run thru any problems.

So spending this much money for gaining that little performance edge is obviously a personal choice. Agreed that it might be the difference between losing and winning the race but I am not a track rat and don't bet on that stuff.
The problems reported I think come from the fact that the install must be done right to make sure you do not lose A/C power inside. The issue is that the tuning shops usually do not deal with A/C and the car A/C shops usually don't mess with brand new cars. Personally I do not want to be the guinea pig for that shop.





Just highlighting this bit emericr....what issues have you seen? I've seen at least a dozen THs with the chiller and zero issues.

Install is probably best left for serious mechanics or at least competent and then you'll need an AC tech to recharge the system. However for say $2500 installed, for me, you won't find a better mod that increases longevity of the blower and increases performance.

A TH recently with a whipple saved 3/10ths with just the interchiller vs old setup.
 
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