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    Default Intercooler Fin Straightening.

    Does anybody know if there's a way to straighten bent intercooler fins more efficiently than taking a flathead srewdriver and fixing each individual one?

    Someone told me a comb might work....well it didn't. Any input is appreciated.

    This is getting a little boring...

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    life sucks man, i will do it for you for $5, seriously its not like i have a job.

    i thought you had a new intercooler? why are you fixing your old one?

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    Use 2 hands with 2 screw drivers and do it in 1/2 the time...I know I am a genius.
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    ^^^werd, man has a point.... If you train like gilbert grape, you can cut the time in 1/4
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    Thanks for the help

    I don't trust my left hand enough to do something this fragile lol.

    I thought there was a possibility that someone had constructed their own device to do this sort of thing because I know a lot of people have bent fins. Maybe I'll take the initiative to do it myself

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    Air conditioning service people have special "combs" to straighten fins.

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    Tweezers work well

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    Originally posted by 78si
    Air conditioning service people have special "combs" to straighten fins.
    Cool, I'll inquire about that after work, thanks!


    Originally posted by Aleks
    Tweezers work well
    Tried that, they don't turn out very straight afterwards though lol

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    i use really small pliers, and touch up with a flat head, it takes a while but the end result is worth it
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    Originally posted by finboy
    i use really small pliers, and touch up with a flat head, it takes a while but the end result is worth it
    werd... thats how i fixed mine after some accidental mishandling. tedious but it looks real nice coz you can gently bend them and curve them back in the original shape

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    Originally posted by Aleks
    Tweezers work well
    Worked for me....after about a month :P
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