Whether you live in a hot climate region, enjoy drag racing, or long high speed pulls on airstrips the INFINITI Q50/Q60 Red Alpha Heat Exchanger will help keep your intake temps lower and maintain your INFINITI’s maximum power output no matter the conditions. The only VR30 heat exchanger system chosen by INFINITI USA to be part of INFINITI’s Motorsports Catalog, and the world’s first CARB approved VR30 heat exchanger is here!
Your 3.0L twin turbocharged engine does not use the typical air to air front mount intercooler (FMIC) you may be used to. Like many modern turbocharged vehicles, the INFINITI Q60 and Q50 3.0L use coolant to cool the intake air charge through an air to the water heat exchanger. While this method may be sufficient for a stock vehicle under ideal conditions, it can quickly become heat soaked robbing horsepower.
Through testing, AMS Performance found the factory INFINITI heat exchanger restricts coolant flow. This restriction slows the flow of coolant through the air to the water intercooler minimizing the cooling of your intake air. The flow of the factory heat exchanger holds back the full potential of your VR30 engine. Not something you want as a performance enthusiast.
- The ONLY CARB EO approved heat exchanger for the VR30 engine
- Double the thickness of the factory heat exchanger (22mm vs 11mm)
- CAD designed CNC billet aluminum end tanks
- Core and tanks designed in CFD heat transfer software to allow for the greatest heat dissipation
- Motorsport quality heat exchanger core made in the UK
- Drastically increased flow
- 228% added fluid capacity further reduces intake temperatures
- Only VR30 heat exchanger chosen by INFINITI USA for their Motorsport Catalog
- Alpha logo lets your competition know you mean business!
- Direct bolt-on installation, requires no cutting or drilling
- Can be used on stock or modified vehicles
Red Alpha Doubles The Thickness For Maximum Cooling
By doubling the thickness of the OEM core and more than doubling the frontal surface area you gain an extraordinary amount of added cooling efficiency. The Red Alpha heat exchanger core and end tanks hold an astounding 228% more coolant than the stock heat exchanger. You gain increased thermal capacity over the entire intercooler system by accommodating the added coolant. The AMS SNAILWORKS© Engineering Team designed the core with 22 fins per inch. The fin density allows more airflow, and thus more heat transfer through the thicker core. The Alpha Heat Exchanger is designed with OEM-like fitment which does not block or require relocation of the oil cooler.
Motorsport Quality Upgrade For Your Boosted Q
For the core of the INFINITI Q50/Q60 Red Alpha Heat Exchanger, AMS chose a motorsport quality heat exchanger core made in the UK. This high efficiency, single-pass core is much larger and dissipates heat quickly for maximum cooling. Through the larger design, added fluid capacity, and drastically increased flow, your 3.0L VR30 twin turbocharged engine benefits from reduced intake air temperatures (IAT) boosting your power output.
Unparalleled Fitment Through Proper Engineering
The AMS Performance Engineering Team set out to make the INFINITI Q50/Q60 Red Alpha Heat Exchanger upgrade not only the most effective on the market but super simple to install. It fits just like stock without any cutting or drilling. By using the factory lines, clamps, and mounting points you or your trusted mechanic can install it quickly and easily. The core simply slides in locking into the factory mounts and gets connected to your existing factory lines. Their competition’s substandard heat exchangers have close to factory sized frontal surface area and are so thick and heavy that by the time the air hits the back of the core it is incredibly inefficient. This inefficiency and added weight of the core make competition’s parts obsolete. Your installation time is 2-3 hours with comprehensive installation instructions. You don’t get a cleaner, more simple installation than that!
- 2017-2021 INFINITI Q60 with VR30
- 2016-2021 INFINITI Q50 with VR30
Installation Instructions –
- Requires minor plastic trimming for proper fitment. Please review installation instructions for further details.
***Not legal for use on pollution controlled motor vehicles. This product is for racing competition only and is not legal for use on highway or street vehicles, or other non-racing competition off-road vehicles***
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