Process West Top Mount Intercooler

Part #: PRW PWTMIC06
( 10 reviews )



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Brand: Process West
Color: Silver
Core Depth: 3.54 in
Core End Tank Material: Aluminum
Core Height: 7.60 in
Core Type: Bar and Plate
Core Width: 20.86 in
Includes New Clamps: Yes
Installation Hardware Included: Yes
Intercooler Piping Included: Yes
Intercooler Piping Material: Silicone
Mfgr. Warranty: 1 Year
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Subaru Impreza
WRX STI Hatchback 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014WRX STI Special Edition Hatchback 2010WRX STI Limited Sedan 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014WRX STI Limited Hatchback 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014WRX STI Sedan 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Subaru WRX STI
Base 2015Launch Edition 2015

When you are upgrading to a larger turbo or driving the car hard it is important to keep the air charge as cool as possible. Even though the stock intercooler is able to flow sufficient air, it is still only designed for mild driving and stock power levels.

When pushing the car hard, the stock intercooler will heat soak quickly and take a long time to cool back down. This causes the performance of the motor to decline and power to suffer. The Process West intercooler is a direct factory replacement that features a larger than stock core and lower pressure drop. These 2 features previously stated allow the intercooler to flow more air while reducing the amount of pressure that is lost over the surface of the intercooler. These features allow the intercooler to work better for longer and also allow a larger amount of air to pass through the core. The combination of these things will allow this intercooler to handle upwards of 400WHP. This Process West TMIC includes everything needed to make it a direct factory replacement.

REVIEWS ( 10 )


Verified Purchase
great TMI
Danny O 22 days ago
finally it came to upgrade the intercooler what can i say easy install less than 45 min looks great more cooling flow

Good intercooler
nickpanozzo51502 1 year ago
Bought this for my 2015 STI to go with the blouch 20G-XTR Turbo. I was concerned as the stock intercooler piping was about an inch too short to fit up the the new turbo. Anyone worried, the piping for this does fit and I believe its a little longer, but it took some pushing and wiggling toward the pass side. Tight fit by upper cowl grille, but all in all a good product.
Verified Purchase
Better than the OEM intercooler.
Mike H. 3 years ago
Dump the stock inter-cooler and get a Process WILL keep the temps down!
Verified Purchase
great intercooler
priccetti17489 4 years ago
im running 440whp and 470wtq on this intercooler on 26 psi and it holds great with not a lot of heat soak
Verified Purchase
Prevent heat soaking and improve power
Subiesuperlover 4 years ago
I just installed this on my 2011 STI (EDM), 1hour job, all necessary pipes provided. I do need to chop off 1cm of the silicon Y pipe (on the IC ends) to make the IC moves forward a bit. This is because I have a cusco tower bar. Trust me, it is a simple direct stock replacement. My boost becomes more stable after traffic (you will know if you've been to Hongkong) probably due to cooler air entering the system.


  • AnswerQ: top mount or front mount ?  Turbo99 25 days ago

    i have the same one process west but am wondering which is better for Track Use! with less turbo lag?

    • A: The top mount intercooler will typically always have less lag. This intercooler should be efficient until roughyl 350-400whp. Please let us know if you have any other questions, thanks.

      Tyler.G 24 days ago

  • AnswerQ: hood splitter  Danny O 1 month ago

    HI RSD i just order this TMIC and just found out that the Inter cooler Shrouds for the hood is not included in the purchase you should put in the product description that one need to find a place to buy the hood Shroud to get full benefit of spending 982 large ones for this upgrade a side from that thank you for always a good service

    • A: We apologize that you feel that you were mislead. All of our pictures are taken in house and what you see is what you get. We try to provide all information that customers need to make an educated informed decision but do miss things every once in a while.

      Tyler.G 1 month ago

  • AnswerQ: 2016 sti  Kadamski5140 8 months ago

    Will this help lower spool rpm with a cobb 20g turbo?

    • A: Aftermarket intercoolers generally do not reduce spool time because they usually have more volume to fill, but they will be more efficient and cool better than stock. This would work well with a 20G turbo.

      Zach G. 8 months ago

  • AnswerQ: process west tmic vs grimspeed tmic  fly23jr56890 1 year ago

    I'm aiming for 450whp pump gas. Which will be a better choice? Which can support more hp?

    • A: Both will have about the same efficiency range and both are good choices. For help deciding on an intercooler, please give us a call.

      guest56ad69792a8d256e198b66b5 1 year ago

  • AnswerQ: ATP Turbo GTX3576R  buRashid 1 year ago

    can i use this TMIC with the ATP Turbo GTX3576R turbo

    • A: At that point it may be more efficient to go with a front mount, but this depends on other supporting modifications you may have.

      Nick S. 1 year ago