: More on Laminova cores in Maggies intercoolers

01-28-06, 12:41 PM
A few days ago I asked if anyone knew anything about the Laminova intercooler cores, which are used in the STS-V. According to Laminova, this is the latest and greatest technology.

I asked Magnuson if they plan to adopt this technology. Here is the response from Bob Roese of Magnuson:

"We have no plans on utilizing the Laminova cores in out systems. We
have done testing that does not support the added costs for the cores
and the complexity of the machining for the components.

GM has used the Laminova cores on several applications, they represent
about a 3 PSI restriction in the intake. We choose to utilize an
intercooler core that is less restrictive, simply put our system works
and so does the GM's."

01-28-06, 01:10 PM
that's interesting. They didn't really deny that technology doesn't work

01-28-06, 11:44 PM
It's a cost versa benefit thing.

01-29-06, 02:24 AM
The research has already been done with the tube/fin exchanger and the laminova. Depends on what you want to spend. It was nice GM went the extra cost as no other manufacuturer has German or otherwise.