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09-30-07, 10:12 PM

All new from AFCO! Only available at Lethal Performance!!

We're pleased to announce that we're now taking orders for the AFCO Pro-Series Heat Exchanger for the Shelby GT500. This is a Lethal Performance exclusive and available no where else but from us. If you guys didn't know already AFCO makes the best selling best performing heat exchanger for the 03-04 Cobra and 99-04 Lighting and you can bet that the GT500 Pro-Series will be right there with them.

AFCO 2007+ GT500 Pro-Series Dual Pass Heat Exchanger [AFC80280NDP] - $399.95 (http://www.lethalperformance.com/pages-productinfo/product-15731/afc80280ndp-afco-2007-plus-gt500-pro-series-dual-pass-heat-exchanger.html)

The GT500 heat exchangers are due to arrive here in Mid Oct however we just heard that AFCO is ahead in production so we may see them as early as the end of the first week in October.These are being offered at an introductory price of $399.95 Shipped for the first batch. Quantities are limited as we are only receiving 31 units on the first pallet delivery.

Here's all the information we got from AFCO. Feel free to write or call with any other questions or concerns.

When dealing with Roots or Twin Screw Superchargers there's always the issue of intake temps. When running the car hard and spinning the blower fast you create heat. Heat equals a loss in power as well as the possibility of damage to the engine. One way to help reduce these intake temps and the risk of damage is to add more fluid into the intercooler system which in turn helps lower intake temps by dissapating heat.

Whether it be on the street or at the track the warmer the car runs the more timing gets pulled. In addition to that an excessive amount of heat known as heat soak starts to take place. This keeps the car down on power and running less efficient. This again can be helped by adding more fluid into the cooling system. The temperature of the intercooler fluid will lower and cool down faster in between runs.

AFCO 2007+ GT500 Pro-Series Dual Pass Heat Exchanger [AFC80280NDP] - $399.95 (http://www.lethalperformance.com/pages-productinfo/product-15731/afc80280ndp-afco-2007-plus-gt500-pro-series-dual-pass-heat-exchanger.html)

Here is a rundown of AFCO Pro-Series heat exchanger vs. Stock:

Core Size
AFCO core is 9" tall x 22.44" wide x 2" thick.
Stock is 6" tall x 23" wide x 1.25" thick.

Stock 6"

Stock 23"
AFCO 22.5"

Stock 1.25"
AFCO 2.0"

Front Face Area
Stock 138 sq. in.
AFCO 202 sq. in. (50% increase)

Overall Surface Area:
Stock 690 sq. in.
AFCO 1616 sq. in. (135% increase)

Core Thickness 2.25"(2 row of 1" per row) + air gap between the cores = 56MM or 2.204

Here's some of the features of the AFCO Pro-Series Heat Exchanger for the Shelby GT500:

# Fits 2007-2008 Shelby GT500 Mustang
# High efficient double pass design vs. OEM single pass
# Increased HP do to a dramatic intake temperature drop compared to stock
# A 60-70 degree intake temp reduction is possible at wide open throttle because of the improved cooling efficiency this AFCO design
# Quicker cool down times in between runs at the track
# Helps prevent heat soak and detonation due to increased intake temps
# Simple do-it-yourself bolt on installation
# Furnace brazed core (no epoxies) with beautifully tig welded tank construction

Cooler intake temperatures mean more power. It is just that simple. However, providing your engine with cool air to breathe becomes even more difficult when forced induction is involved.

Ford's potent supercharged V8 is no exception. This is why Ford designed a separate intercooling system for the supercharger on their popular F150 Lightning, Shelby GT500 and 03-04 Mustang Cobra.

The Ford system utilizes a heat exchanger mounted low in the front grill, which is very similar to a small radiator. Coolant flows separately from the main engine cooling system and circulates internally through the intercooler beneath the supercharger.

While the factory supercharger cooling system is adequate in stock configuration, it struggles to keep up with the multitude of popular modifications that not only deliver more power, but also increase the stress and strain on the engine.

To combat the power loss by excessive heat build up in the supercharger and intake system, AFCO focused on upgrading the weakest component in this cooling system: THE HEAT EXCHANGER.

AFCO Heat Exchangers are considerably larger than their stock counterparts. This provides a greater surface area and more capacity. AFCO Heat Exchangers reduce supercharger coolant temperatures by more than 40 degrees.

True Bolt-In Installation No Cutting
No Drilling No Welding No Headaches
AFCO Heat Exchanger installation only requires simple hand tools and approximately 30 minutes. All needed hardware (except replacement fluid) is included, along with detailed instructions.

Easy Bolt-In Installation
AFCO Heat Exchangers mount in factory locations with no drilling, cutting or fabrication of any kind a TRUE BOLT-IN.

Regains Lost Power
By more effectively cooling intake temperatures, AFCO Heat Exchangers keep the air entering the combustion chamber cooler and more dense, even in high-demand situations.

Allows for More Consistency
After hard acceleration, especially in drag racing applications, AFCO Heat Exchangers allow the supercharger to cool faster and remain at a constant temperature, which means power delivery is more consistent.

Optimized Design
Using years of experience, advanced design, and thorough testing, AFCO Heat Exchangers are designed to promote optimal air flow and cooling by utilizing appropriate fin count, tube size, core thickness, and fin serration for each particular application.

Quality Construction
Of course, as an AFCO product, quality is second to none. AFCO Heat Exchangers are TIG welded and feature furnace brazed cores with no epoxy. Each unit is pressure-tested before it is shipped.[/quote]


Note: The heat exchanger in the picture below is the 03-04 Cobra piece. We will have pictures of the actual Shelby Heat Exchanger once they come out of production.

10-10-07, 06:07 PM
For those that have pre-ordered the AFCO units from us I can tell you that you made an excellent choice. The AFCO Pro-Series will hands down smoke the competition. I got some real good info today which will make you guys see what I was talking about when I said that AFCO only makes the best.. I also received a picture of a pre-production unit which has a few minor dings and dents on it but it's just to show you how what this baby looks like..

Check this...
The difference in tube count between AFCO and it's competitors.

BBR total active rows of tubes = 13 $449.95

Steeda total active rows of tubes = 14 $449.95

AFCO Double Pass Pro Series total active rows of tubes 19 $399.95 Shipped

*This also tells us that the AFCO Pro-Series has 35% more cooling tubes then the Steeda.
*The BBR unit has a low inlet and low outlet which will affect overall flow through the system.
*The AFCO unit is a double pass the rest are single pass units.

How bout them apples! :happy feet: