Looks like the same exact intercooler, but notice that Richard (and I) installed in upside down from Drew's installation. If I am reading the pictures correctly, this installation introduces a 90 degree bend on each side, that Drew's may not. I don't think its a big deal, the flow through an FMIC is so much less restrictive, than even the modified Mitsubishi Talon SMIC I had in there (which is waaay better than stock), it is a very noticeable improvement.
The main thing flipping the IC upside down gets you is better clearance on the headlight bucket. You may notice that Drew has the older headlight set-up, so that may be an important difference. I also did not have to make as severe a cut into the radiator mounting brackets as Drew did. Overall, it was a really easy upgrade - took about 3 hours from start to finish.
As I noted, it makes battery relocation a snap, and it opens up the front of the engine compartment to an amazing degree. Things look so much more accessible, now.
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