The C&R 2009-2015 CTS-V (V2) supercharger heat exchanger (56-00012) mounts in the stock location using factory hoses and clamps.
Heat exchangers are a critical component to any boosted application. When you compress air (via a turbo or supercharger) it heats up. When you cool the intake air it becomes more dense and you essentially amplify the effectiveness of your blower. Additionally, if IATs run too high your ECM/ECU will actually pull engine timing to compensate for the hotter forced air and this directly affects power.
Beyond the primary heat exchanger you should consider upgrading your LSA supercharger intercooler bricks as well which act as the other side of the heat exchanger system. Together, the heat exchanger and brick setup is the best way to get heat out of a boosted system.
C&R's design is a perfect fit and replacement for the stock LSA heat exchanger. Included in this kit is the 42mm PWR purpose-built core. You simply reuse all of your stock factory hoses, clamps and mounting hardware. This is a must have part for increased boost and/or in warmer climates.
Additionally, this kit includes a Brown & Miller hose and bleeder allowing you to service the cooling system without removing the front end.
Radiator Style: Crossflow
Number of Passes: Single
Inlet Location: Lower Passenger Side
Inlet Size: 20mm
Outlet Location: Lower Drivers Side
Outlet Size: 20mm
Tube Size: 42mm
Manufacturer Part Number: 56-00012