Euro Sport Front Mount Intercooler Kit - VW Mk4 1.8T – Euro Sport Accessories

Euro Sport Front Mount Intercooler Kit - VW Mk4 1.8T

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Euro Sport's Intercooler Kit for the VW Mk4 Golf & Jetta 1.8T engine. The Euro Sport intercooler is constructed of an all-aluminum bar & plate core with cast aluminum end tanks. Tubing is all 2" mandrel-bent with a black wrinkle powder coating for durable protection with a factory look. The Euro Sport Intercooler kit replaces the inefficient and undersized factory intercooler. By increasing the overall size of the intercooler and its upfront mounting location the air intake temperature will remain cooler in all conditions and increase your horsepower & torque in the entire rpm band. Another added benefit is a much smoother power band giving the car a more linear feel during acceleration & eliminating boost surging almost entirely. The Euro Sport intercooler is a great upgrade to any Mk4 1.8t and is especially important on cars with ECU programming or other upgrades. Great for all KO3 & KO4 turboed cars. The intercooler is capable of 300hp. Includes all mounting hardware, brackets, silicone hoses, clamps, and step-by-step color instructions.

VW Mk4 Golf/Jetta 1.8T  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
VW Mk4 GTI/Jetta GLI 1.8T  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

DOES NOT FIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. Fitment of the Euro Sport front mount intercooler kit requires some trimming of the backside bumper cover.

Installation Instructions:

Test Notes:
Both data log and dyno runs were accomplished on a Dynojet 248C in 4th gear from 2000-7000 RPM. 20,000 CFM fans were used. The outside temperature was 70 degrees F. Test vehicle is a 2001 VW Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8T. Engine Modifications: GIAC ECU program for 91 octane, ITG profilter in stock airbox.

Datalog Test: This is comparing the air intake temperature between the stock intercooler and the Euro Sport FMIC. The stock intercooler started at 91 degrees Fahrenheit and climbed to 167 degrees Fahrenheit. The Euro Sport FMIC started at 79 degrees Fahrenheit and climbed to 113 degrees Fahrenheit - a difference of 54 degrees cooler than stock. The ambient temperature was approximately 70 degrees during both tests.

Dyno Test: This is comparing the Horsepower and Torque between the stock intercooler and Euro Sport FMIC. The Euro Sport FMIC gained 11.2 Horsepower and 11 Torque AT THE WHEELS over stock.


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I love this intercooler I love this intercooler cause it's the only one in the market that routes all pipes underneath the engine bay giving a cleaner look to the engine bay. Kind of tricky but easy install.

Miguel T.
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Mkiv Gti FMIC

Very well put together kit, everything fit perfectly. However drilling through the crash bar was nearly impossible and took me hours.

Richard A.
United States United States

Euro Sport Accessories

Thank you for the review. Yes, as the instructions indicate you must use cutting lubricate drilling this or your drillbit will get damaged in the process.


can i get an instructions video?

can someone show me the installation video

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Euro Sport Accessories

Please email us for installation instructions. Thank you :-)


Anyone have clear instructions? I can’t play the video and can’t find others

If someone can provide me with a video or pictures of how to install this product that would be helpful 321-442-9555

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Euro Sport Accessories

Hi Tyson, We will go ahead and email you the installation instructions today. Thank you


Alright, some fitment issuses.

Seems to be working alright but I had to destroy my bumper which still doesn't fit right. I ended up ordering an aftermarket bumper to fit. I would have gone with a bigger fmic if I knew this was the case.

Jason N.
United States United States

Euro sport front mount

Great, fairly easy install. Total worth the money.

Vidal A.
United States

Great Product!!!

Very easy bolt on install if your going to do it yourself. Will need to drill holes in the vehicles frame so the included screws and brackets can mount properly. And proper fitment of piping will require cutting into the plastic front undercarriage and parts of the bumper as well.

Eric W.
United States


very good takes for the great prices

jesse b.
United States

1.8t fmic

So far so good, no problems. Slight trimming needed for bumper to fit right. I'm really enjoying the simplicity of the setup.

Branden O.
United States

Great fit, easy to follow

Great fit, easy to follow instructions make for a easy install... 5 star

Mark B.
United States

very pleased with results

I got this kit last month...fits and works great on my 1.8t. Thanks :)


Great Kit!

This kit comes with a great instructional DVD with easy to follow steps. My air intake temps have dropped drastically compared to stock sidemount. I purchased this item hoping for easy fitment, with minimal bumper trimming necessary and that's exactly what I got! Mounted behind stock Jetta gls bumper (2005)


good quality

Intake air temps dropped dramatically after installing this, really made the car more fun to drive without the dreaded heat soak issue from the ****** stock intercooler, what a joke that was once I pulled it out, lol. Took me about 4 hours to install.


Love this kit!!!

Amazed how this made such a huge difference. Engine pulls stronger and smoother everywhere. Glad it eliminated most of the dreaded surging too. Installation was a little difficult but everything fit well and it's so well hidden, love the stealth appearance. Oh and the instructions were very detailed.

Gavin P.